ACER Institute on School Improvement for curriculum leaders and educational associations

NEAT has engaged Dr Pauline Taylor-Guy to return to Tasmania to lead a full-day ACER Institute on School Improvement for curriculum leaders and educational associations across all sectors – government, independent and Catholic. School improvement involves leadership and teachers, pedagogy and school culture, targeted resources and the broader school community, professional and school associations and parent partnerships working together to improve student achievement. Dr Taylor-Guy will encourage the use of the National School Improvement Tools for developing relevant, evidence-based school improvement plans that can drive better outcomes for all students.

Date: Friday 10 May 2019 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Venue: Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay, Hobart,

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TasTESOL 2019 Conference & AGM

TasTESOL 2019
Conference & AGM

Saturday 11th May 2019

Sacred Heart College, 2 Cross Street, New Town, Hobart

The Tasmanian Association of TESOL Teachers presents
See Program link for workshop options and biographical notes

9.00 – 9.30   Registration for conference & workshops; membership payments
9.30 – 9.40   Welcome: Marlene Chesney President, TasTESOL
9.40 – 11.00  Keynote address:

Dr Kathleen Heugh
Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics,
University of South Australia

  “Translanguaging cautiously: keeping multilingualism,                  transknowledging and purpose in balance’

11.00 – 11.30        MORNING TEA BREAK

11.30 – 12.45   Four Workshop options – choose one:
12.45 – 1.30 (approx) Annual General Meeting (all welcome,  only members may vote)

1.30 – 2.00           LUNCH

2.00 – 3.15           Four workshop options –
3.15 – 3.45           Conference close: draw raffle & door prize; closing announcements & farewell