Professional Development Calendar of Events by 0w1u7ibt

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									                                April 2012
1-3   Teachers                  Languages perspectives: ESL EsSentials workshops                                                         Cairns
                                This workshop will provide a wealth of information and practical strategies for teachers of Indigenous
                                students with language varieties other than Standard Australian English. For more information or to
                                register, contact Language Perspectives on 4044 5620 or visit their website.
2     All employees             Workplace Bullying Employee Awareness Workshop                                                           Education House, Brisbane
                                The focus of this half-day training for employees is to create awareness about what workplace
                                bullying is and also to equip employees with the skills required to prevent and manage bullying in the
                                workplace. For more information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to
                                register visit their website on OnePortal.
2     Teachers                  Central Queensland Region Holiday PD Course: The 5 Aspects of Reading                                    Rydges, Gladstone
                                This one-day course covers – What are EQ’s 5 Aspects of Reading? What do students need to
                                learn? And will begin to address – How do I teach the 5 Aspects of Reading? For more information
                                Dana Lennon on 4951 6912 or visit the CQ Region website.
3-4   School leaders            Queensland Education Leadership Institute (QELI): Future Leaders Program                                 Brisbane
                                This 6-12 month blended learning program introduces aspirants to leadership – focusing on leading
                                self, leading a team and leading a school. For more information contact QELI on 3007 5222 or visit
                                their website.
4     All employees             Workplace Bullying Employee Awareness Workshop                                                           Education House, Brisbane
                                The focus of this half-day training for employees is to create awareness about what workplace
                                bullying is and also to equip employees with the skills required to prevent and manage bullying in the
                                workplace. For more information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to
                                register visit their website on OnePortal.
4     Public sector employees   Developing Performance Support Sessions: Developing Performance interactive session                      Education House, Brisbane
                                This three-hour session will cover unpacking and interacting with the Developing Performance
                                Framework (DPF) and conversation tools. For more information contact Nina Goodman, Workforce
                                Capability and Performance Unit on 3234 1822 or visit their website.
10    Public sector employees   SAP Training: Getting Started                                                                            Education House, Brisbane
                                This half-day course is for new users to SAP. For more information on the course content, please
                                contact SAP System Support on 3235 9968 or visit OnePortal or Employee Portal.
10    Public sector employees   SAP Training: Asset                                                                                      Education House, Brisbane
                                This half-day course is for officers who maintain and process assets in their business area. For more
                                information on the course content, please contact SAP System Support on 3235 9968 or visit
                                OnePortal or Employee Portal.
11    All employees             Workplace Bullying Employee Awareness Workshop                                                           Education House, Brisbane
                                The focus of this half-day training for employees is to create awareness about what workplace
                                bullying is and also to equip employees with the skills required to prevent and manage bullying in the
                                workplace. For more information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to
                                register visit their website on OnePortal.
11    Public sector employees   SAP Training: Reporting & Enquiries                                                                      Education House, Brisbane
                                  This half-day course is for officers who are required to run reports from SAP for their business unit.
                                  For more information on the course content, please contact SAP System Support on 3235 9968 or
                                  visit OnePortal or Employee Portal.
11      Teachers                  Central Queensland Region Holiday PD Course: Adapting Your C2C Unit                                       Rockhampton Leagues Club,
                                  Learn how to adapt your C2C units whilst maintaining the integrity of the Australian Curriculum           Rockhampton
                                  content and standards. For more information Dana Lennon on 4951 6912 or visit the CQ Region
                                  website.
11      Teachers                  QSA Workshop: National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN)                                Emerald
                                  Numeracy workshops – Year 3 and 5 (Regional)
                                  This Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) workshop will focus on aspects of the Numeracy data that
                                  can be used to inform teaching and learning processes. For more information and to register, contact
                                  the QSA on 3864 0471 or visit their website.
11      Teachers                  QSA Workshop: National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN)                                Warwick
                                  Numeracy workshops – Year 7 and 9 (Regional)
                                  This Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) workshop will focus on aspects of the Numeracy data that
                                  can be used to inform teaching and learning processes. For more information and to register, contact
                                  the QSA on 3864 0471 or visit their website.
12      Managers                  Workplace Bullying Manager Awareness Workshop                                                             Education House, Brisbane
                                  The focus of this half-day training for managers is to develop leadership skills that support the
                                  prevention, early identification and intervention of issues related to workplace bullying. For more
                                  information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to register visit their website
                                  on OnePortal.
12      Teachers                  Central Queensland Region Holiday PD Course: Planning for Term 2 Science using C2C                        Rydges, Gladstone
                                  materials (Suitable for Years 1-7)
                                  This PD will help teachers with Term 2 planning in science. Teachers will have the opportunity to
                                  explore the materials, differentiate, develop resources and understand the assessment for their
                                  classes. For more information Dana Lennon on 4951 6912 or visit the CQ Region website.
12      Public sector employees   SAP Training: Procurement                                                                                 Education House, Brisbane
                                  This full-day course is for purchasing officers and financial approvers. For more information on the
                                  course content, please contact SAP System Support on 3235 9968 or visit OnePortal or Employee
                                  Portal.
12-13   Teachers                  Central Queensland Region Holiday PD Course: First Steps in Reading                                       Rydges, Gladstone
                                  This course is designed to build teacher confidence in effectively using the resource to support their
                                  teaching and learning program. It also provides a strategic whole-school approach to improving
                                  students’ literacy outcomes. For more information Dana Lennon on 4951 6912 or visit the CQ Region
                                  website.
12-13   Public sector employees   AVETRA 2012 – 15th Annual Conference: The Value and Voice of VET Research - for                           Canberra
                                  individuals, industry, the community and the nation
                                  The Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA) conference
                                  themes include pedagogies and pathways, learning from our VET past, the work of VET and its
                                  workforce and issues around learner success and skilling for sustainable future. For more information
                                  contact AVETRA on 9431 8690 or visit their website.
13      All employees             Workplace Bullying Employee Awareness Workshop                                                            Education House, Brisbane
                                  The focus of this half-day training for employees is to create awareness about what workplace
                                  bullying is and also to equip employees with the skills required to prevent and manage bullying in the
                                  workplace. For more information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to
                                  register visit their website on OnePortal.
13      Public sector employees   SAP Training: General Ledger                                                                              Education House, Brisbane
                                   This half-day course is for officers who are required to park journals within their business area. For
                                   more information on the course content, please contact SAP System Support on 3235 9968 or visit
                                   OnePortal or Employee Portal.
13      Teachers, teacher-         Ipswich District Teacher-Librarian Network                                                               Ipswich Librarian and Information
        librarians, librarians,    CBCA Queensland Judge Trish Buckley will talk about the 2012 short list for children’s literature        Centre, Ipswich
        teacher aides              covering the Early Childhood and Younger Reader categories and the Eve Pownall Award and
                                   Picture Books. For more information and to register visit their website.
13      Teachers                   Central Queensland Region Holiday PD Course: Planning for Reading and Writing Using C2C                  Rockhampton Leagues Club,
                                   A process of looking at units in English, maths and science, identifying the explicit teaching           Rockhampton
                                   opportunities for reading and writing and managing engagement that is targeted and differentiated to
                                   student needs. For more information Dana Lennon on 4951 6912 or visit the CQ Region website.
13      Teachers, school leaders   Central Queensland Region Holiday PD Course: Planning for Term 2 Science using C2C                       Rockhampton Leagues Club,
                                   materials (Suitable for Years 1-7)                                                                       Rockhampton
                                   This PD will help teachers with Term 2 planning in science. Teachers will have the opportunity to
                                   explore the materials, differentiate, develop resources and understand the assessment for their
                                   classes. For more information Dana Lennon on 4951 6912 or visit the CQ Region website.
13      Teachers                   Central Queensland Region Holiday PD Course: Towards Deeper Knowledge in the Science                     Ocean International, Mackay
                                   KLA (Suitable for primary teachers)
                                   This workshop will provide an introduction to Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Earth and Space Science.
                                   For more information Dana Lennon on 4951 6912 or visit the CQ Region website.
15-20   School leaders             The Stronger Smarter Leadership Program                                                                  Cherbourg and Brisbane
                                   The Queensland University of Technology program starts with a six-day residential program at
                                   Cherbourg, with the final two-day workshop in Brisbane. It aims to challenge and support school and
                                   community leadership to improve outcomes for Indigenous students by providing learning
                                   opportunities for participants to enhance their leadership capacity to achieve school transformation
                                   and challenge their assumptions about school culture and practices. For more information, contact
                                   Michal Purcell, Stronger Smart Institute, QUT on 5316 7467 or visit their website.
16-18   Teachers, school leaders   IICE 2012: Ireland International Conference on Education                                                 Dublin, Ireland
                                   This conference is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. It will also
                                   provide an opportunity for academics and professionals from various educational fields with cross-
                                   disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of
                                   pedagogy. For more information visit the conference website.
17      Teachers                   Science Teachers Association of Queensland (STAQ) Beginning Pre-service Teachers                         Ecosciences Precinct, Dutton Park
                                   Conference
                                   This conference will feature keynote speaker Stefan Hajkowicz, CSIRO scientist and two expert
                                   workshops will be presented focusing on key pedagogy and curriculum content structured for
                                   beginning teachers. For more information contact the Executive Officer, STAQ on 3386 7606 or visit
                                   their website.
17-19   Teachers                   OneChannel: eLearning Ideas Series                                                                       OneChannel live program via web
                                   Join the Metropolitan eLearning team to discover eLearning possibilities in Maths, English and           conferencing
                                   Science for your year level. Register by selecting your year level from the OneChannel live
                                   programs calendar. Contact the Learning Place team on 3421 6656 for technical support.
18      All employees              Workplace Bullying Employee Awareness Workshop                                                           Education House, Brisbane
                                   The focus of this half-day training for employees is to create awareness about what workplace
                                   bullying is and also to equip employees with the skills required to prevent and manage bullying in the
                                   workplace. For more information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to
                                   register visit their website on OnePortal.
18      All employees              Smart Choices Workshops                                                                                  Bundaberg
                                   These free workshops supported by Nutrition Australia (Qld) and the Qld Association of School
                                   Tuckshops aim to assist schools with the implementation of Smart Choices, The Healthy Food and
                                   Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Schools. They will provide advice and tips on how to ‘green’
                                   the tuckshop menu, market and promote healthy foods and drinks and create healthy menus for
                                   sporting events. Two sessions will be offered in each location. For more information visit their
                                   website or to register visit the Learning Place and click on the relevant date.
19      Teachers                   OneChannel: ICT Certificates Renewal Options                                                                   OneChannel live program via web
                                   Join this live program and find out how simple it is to renew your Smart Classrooms Professional               conferencing
                                   Development Framework ICT certificate accreditation. Register here. Contact the Learning Place
                                   team on 3421 6656 for technical support.
19      Teachers                   OneChannel: C2C Mathematics Misconceptions                                                                     OneChannel live program via web
                                   Network with inter-regional PEA-AC Mathematics project teams and discover mathematical                         conferencing
                                   misconception vignettes and how they can support you in implementing the Australian Curriculum in
                                   Mathematics. Register here. Contact the Learning Place team on 3421 6656 for technical support.
19      All employees              Ethical Decision Making – Code of Conduct Training                                                             Education House, Brisbane
                                   This 1.5 hour session will cover the new Code of Conduct Ethical Decision Making applicable to all
                                   DET employees. For more information contact Roslyn Miller on 3006 4073 or to register visit the
                                   Ethical Standards Unit website on OnePortal.
19      Teachers                   QSA Workshop: Introducing the Business Communication and Technologies Senior Syllabus                          Cairns
                                   2012
                                   This Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) workshop will introduce the Business Communication and
                                   Technologies Senior Syllabus 2012 and provide guidance for completing a work program. For more
                                   information and to register, contact the QSA on 3864 0471 or visit their website.
19      Public sector employees    Queensland Parliament: Public Service Conference Toowoomba                                                     Highfields Cultural Centre,
                                   This parliamentary education and training conference will provide public sector officers with detailed         Toowoomba
                                   knowledge and understanding of the role and functions of the Queensland Parliament and its
                                   relationship with the executive. Key presenters will include the Speaker of the Parliament and other
                                   Members of Parliament, the Clerk of the Parliament and other senior officers from the parliamentary
                                   and public services. For more information contact Brenda Binotto, Queensland Parliament on 3406
                                   7476 or visit their website.
19      Teachers, school leaders   ACMA Cybersmart Outreach - Professional Development for Educators                                              Sunshine Coast
                                   The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) free, one-day accredited internet
                                   safety workshop aims to inform and assist teachers and children about online safety, and covers
                                   topics including how children use technology, digital literacy, cyberbullying, identity protection and
                                   the legal responsibility of schools to minimise risk. For more information contact the ACMA on 1800
                                   880 176 or visit their website.
19      Teachers, teacher aides,   Family Planning Queensland PD for Educators 2012: Positive and protective: promoting healthy                   Gold Coast
        behaviour support staff,   sexuality in children and young people
        guidance officers,         Participants in this half-day course will explore and discuss resources and strategies for promoting healthy
        chaplains                  sexual development and personal safety skills. For more information and to register, contact Family
                                   Planning Queensland on 3250 0242 or visit their website.
19-20   Teachers                   ICT Learning Innovation Centre: eBooks & Bytes 2012 Teacher Librarian Summit                                   ICT Learning Innovation Centre,
                                   Guest presenter will be Andrew Churches, who will speak about Digital Blooms as well as facilitate             Sunshine Coast
                                   sessions on Information Literacies as well as other 21st Century Literacies. For more information
                                   contact Gayleen Jackson, ICT Learning Innovation Centre on 5459 4590 or visit their website.
20      Teachers, school leaders   OneChannel: Hitachi Starboard IWB101                                                                           OneChannel live program via web
                                   Whether you are new to interactive whiteboards, or just wanting to refresh your knowledge, this                conferencing
                                   OneChannel live program will enhance your skills. Register here. Contact the Learning Place team
                               on 3421 6656 for technical support.
20   All employees             Workplace Bullying Employee Awareness Workshop                                                            Education House, Brisbane
                               The focus of this half-day training for employees is to create awareness about what workplace
                               bullying is and also to equip employees with the skills required to prevent and manage bullying in the
                               workplace. For more information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to
                               register visit their website on OnePortal.
20   Teachers                  QSA Workshop: Introducing Information Technology Systems Senior Syllabus 2012                             Cairns
                               This Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) workshop will introduce the Information Technology
                               Systems Senior Syllabus 2012 and provide guidance for completing a work program. For more
                               information and to register, contact the QSA on 3864 0471 or visit their website.
23   Teachers                  ICT Learning Innovation Centre: Adobe Dreamweaver Step One CS5                                            ICT Learning Innovation Centre,
                               This course is taught on Dreamweaver CS5 and is suitable for users of CS5 as well as CS3/4 and            Sunshine Coast
                               assumes no prior experience with Dreamweaver or web design. For more information contact
                               Gayleen Jackson, ICT Learning Innovation Centre on 5459 4590 or visit their website.
23   All employees             Smart Choices Workshops                                                                                   Rockhampton
                               These free workshops supported by Nutrition Australia (Qld) and the Qld Association of School
                               Tuckshops aim to assist schools with the implementation of Smart Choices, The Healthy Food and
                               Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Schools. They will provide advice and tips on how to ‘green’
                               the tuckshop menu, market and promote healthy foods and drinks and create healthy menus for
                               sporting events. Two sessions will be offered in each location. For more information visit their
                               website or to register visit the Learning Place and click on the relevant date.
23   Teachers                  QSA Workshop: Introducing the Business Communication and Technologies Senior Syllabus                     Ipswich
                               2012
                               This Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) workshop will introduce the Business Communication and
                               Technologies Senior Syllabus 2012 and provide guidance for completing a work program. For more
                               information and to register, contact the QSA on 3864 0471 or visit their website.
23   Teachers                  Queensland College of Teachers Workshop for Provisionally Registered Teachers (and their                  Toowoomba
                               in-school supporters)
                               This workshop will focus on the progression from provisional to full registration. Provisionally
                               registered teachers will gain an understanding of the policy and requirements as well as how to use
                               professional standards as a reflective framework. For more information and to register, contact the
                               Queensland College of Teachers on 3377 4777 or visit their website.
23   Teachers                  Queensland College of Teachers Workshop: Information Session for Fully Registered                         Toowoomba
                               Teachers – Renewal of Registration and Continuing Professional Development
                               This session will provide details about renewal of full registration, including the areas of recency of
                               practice and continuing professional development. For more information and to register, contact the
                               Queensland College of Teachers on 3377 4777 or visit their website.
24   Managers                  Workplace Bullying Manager Awareness Workshop                                                             Education House, Brisbane
                               The focus of this half-day training for managers is to develop leadership skills that support the
                               prevention, early identification and intervention of issues related to workplace bullying. For more
                               information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to register visit their website
                               on OnePortal.
24   Public sector employees   Empowering Hour                                                                                           Education House, Brisbane
                               Empowering Hour is a free lunchtime series of professional development sessions held regularly on Level
                               12, Education House. Each hour-long session targets a specific skill or area for development. Session
                               dates and topics are available on the Professional Development website and each session is individually
                               promoted two weeks before the event. For more information please contact Samantha Jordan, Workforce
                               Capability and Performance Unit on 3235 4112.
26              All employees               Workplace Bullying Employee Awareness Workshop                                                           Education House, Brisbane
                                            The focus of this half-day training for employees is to create awareness about what workplace
                                            bullying is and also to equip employees with the skills required to prevent and manage bullying in the
                                            workplace. For more information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to
                                            register visit their website on OnePortal.
26              All employees               ICT Learning Innovation Centre: Adobe Dreamweaver Step Two CS5                                           ICT Learning Innovation Centre,
                                            This course is taught on Dreamweaver CS5 and is suitable for users of CS5 as well as CS3/4 and           Sunshine Coast
                                            assumes basic skills in Dreamweaver or other web design application. For more information contact
                                            Gayleen Jackson, ICT Learning Innovation Centre on 5459 4590 or visit their website.
26              Teachers, school leaders    Middle Years of Schooling Association (MYSA): Travelling Scholar Workshop with Dr Michael                Bundaberg
                                            Nagel
                                            This workshop will look at many aspects of neurological development including the power of emotion
                                            in learning, motivation in teenagers, gender differences in learning and the impact of technology on
                                            21st century learners. For more information contact the Middle Years of Schooling Association on
                                            3720 8711 or visit their website.
26-27           Executive leaders, public   ANZSOG: Evidence for Policy and Decision-Making                                                          Melbourne
                sector employees            This Australian and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) two-day program is designed for
                                            public sector employees who need to use or critically evaluate evidence that informs policy and
                                            decision-making, or who may need to commission research for these purposes. Its emphasis is not
                                            on the technical aspects of research and analysis, but rather on broader issues. For more information
                                            contact the Executive Workshop Coordinator on (03) 8344 1964 or visit their website.
26-27           Teachers                    ICT Learning Innovation Centre: eLearning Exploration: Physical Education – Primary School               ICT Learning Innovation Centre,
                                            Teachers                                                                                                 Sunshine Coast
                                            During the 2 day workshop participants will have the opportunity to see and use new and emerging
                                            tools that they will be able to use when planning PE learning experiences and when working with
                                            students. For more information contact Gayleen Jackson, ICT Learning Innovation Centre on 5459
                                            4590 or visit their website.
26-27           Teachers, school leaders    ICT Learning Innovation Centre: eLearning Exploration – HPE (High School)                                ICT Learning Innovation Centre,
                                            This two-day workshop is designed to support digital pedagogy in the high school setting. For more       Sunshine Coast
                                            information contact Gayleen Jackson, ICT Learning Innovation Centre on 5459 4590 or visit their
                                            website.
26-27 and 24-   Teachers                    Languages perspectives: ESL EsSentials workshops                                                         Brisbane
25 May                                      These two-part workshops will provide a wealth of information and practical strategies for teachers of
                                            Indigenous students with language varieties other than Standard Australian English. For more
                                            information or to register, contact Language Perspectives on 4044 5620 or visit their website.
26-27           Teachers, school leaders    Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Conference: Shaping teaching and learning – The                       Brisbane Convention and
                                            assessment factor                                                                                        Exhibition Centre
                                            This two-day conference program will feature the Kindergarten and Early Years Forum and the
                                            Leadership in Education Forum on day one, with both days offering a broad range of events aimed at
                                            Kindergarten to Year 12 educators. Keynote speaker will be Richard Gerver, one of the world’s
                                            foremost thinkers on education. For more information contact the QSA on 3864 0299 or visit their
                                            website.
26-27           Executive leaders, school   ANZSOG: Transforming Education                                                                           Sydney
                leaders                     This Australian and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) two-day program focuses on
                                            Leading and Managing a 21st Century School system at a time when education is at the heart of
                                            Australia’s human capital, productivity and innovation agenda. For more information contact the
                                            Executive Workshop Coordinator on (03) 8344 1964 or visit their website.
27              All employees               Workplace Bullying Employee Awareness Workshop                                                           Education House, Brisbane
                                         The focus of this half-day training for employees is to create awareness about what workplace
                                         bullying is and also to equip employees with the skills required to prevent and manage bullying in the
                                         workplace. For more information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to
                                         register visit their website on OnePortal.
27            Teachers                   OneChannel: Hitachi Starboard IWB101                                                                      OneChannel live program via web
                                         Whether you are new to interactive whiteboards, or just wanting to refresh your knowledge, this           conferencing
                                         OneChannel live program will enhance your skills. Register here. Contact the Learning Place team
                                         on 3421 6656 for technical support.
27-28         Teachers, school leaders   The University of Queensland: The Australian Early Medieval Association Conference                        The University of Queensland, St
                                         This conference will address the theme of land and sea in the Early Medieval World, c.300-1100. For       Lucia, Brisbane
                                         more information contact the conference convenor or visit their website.
29-30         Teachers, school           The 2012 Learning@hand Forum                                                                              Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
              leaders, public sector     This forum will showcase the mobile learning (mLearning) and hand-held technology that is
              employees                  empowering teachers and students to improve learning outcomes. A key focus of the forum will be
                                         the use of mLearning to support Indigenous students. For more information contact Indigenous
                                         Education and Training on 3237 1286 or visit their website.
30            Managers                   Workplace Bullying Manager Awareness Workshop                                                             Education House, Brisbane
                                         The focus of this half-day training for managers is to develop leadership skills that support the
                                         prevention, early identification and intervention of issues related to workplace bullying. For more
                                         information contact Heather Ikin, Organisational Health on 323 41839 or to register visit their website
                                         on OnePortal.

     Updated 28 March 2012

								
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