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ISQ’s Connect&Learn

01-01-2019 @ 12:00 am

01/01/2019 - 31/12/2019 @ 12:00 am - For School Leaders, Governors, Teachers & anyone involved in school business management & administration In 2019 South Australian Independent schools can continue to subscribe to the Independent School Queensland’s (ISQ) online Connect&Learn professional learning suite. ISQ has partnered with AISSA to enable South Australia independent schools to access the suite of eLearning modules which may [...]

Design Technologies: Makers Empire Learning by Design

15-02-2019 @ 12:00 am

15/02/2019 @ All Day - Makers Empire in conjunction with AISSA is offering the Learning by Design blended professional learning course to AISSA schools at a significant discount for implementation Term 2, 2019. Makers Empire’s 20-hour Learning by Design course encourages learning across STEM disciplines by supporting teachers to engage students in exciting, challenging learning connected to solving real-world challenges [...]

Science: New Australian Curriculum Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Elaborations

18-02-2019 @ 9:00 am

18/02/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - This workshop is designed to provide teachers with an overview of the new ACARA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elaborations for Years 3, 4, 5 and 6. As part of this workshop, teachers will have an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of some of the ways these elaborations can be integrated into the Science [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Childhood Educator’s Network meeting 1

21-02-2019 @ 4:00 pm

21/02/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - In 2019, the Early Childhood Educators’ Network will focus on and provide opportunities to: collaborate and engage in professional discussions on current and emerging issues, at local and national levels inform the development of policies and directions provide a collaborative forum for questions and sharing of best practice for ongoing professional learning network with interested [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Data Analysis: Introducing v 1.3 Analytical Tool, Paper and Online Test training option 1

22-02-2019 @ 9:30 am

22/02/2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Designed for leadership teams, this professional learning opportunity will explore the functionality aspects of the NAPLAN Analysis Tool developed by the Department for Education for Independent schools and downloaded by schools from kiteworks. The workshop will also investigate how the application can support analysis of cohort, class group and individual student data in relation to [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Data Analysis: Advanced, Paper and Online Test training option 1

22-02-2019 @ 1:00 pm

22/02/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - This professional learning opportunity is designed for leadership teams who are familiar with the functionality of the NAPLAN Analysis Tool developed by the Department for Education for Independent schools and downloaded by schools from kiteworks. This workshop will provide an opportunity for leadership teams to interrogate their student achievement data at a deeper level. Knowledge [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Data Analysis: Advanced, Paper and Online Test training option 2

25-02-2019 @ 9:30 am

25/02/2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - This professional learning opportunity is designed for leadership teams who are familiar with the functionality of the NAPLAN Analysis Tool developed by the Department for Education for Independent schools and downloaded by schools from kiteworks. This workshop will provide an opportunity for leadership teams to interrogate their student achievement data at a deeper level. Knowledge [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educator’s Network session 1

26-02-2019 @ 10:00 am

26/02/2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - The OSHC Educators’ Network is structured for OSHC leaders and educators from our member schools to engage collaboratively in ways which invigorate and enrich practice. It provides a forum for provocation and discussion and facilitates a community of practice approach to ongoing professional learning. Implementing the My Time Our Place Framework and the National Quality [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Data Analysis: Introducing v 1.3 Analytical Tool, Paper and Online Test training option 2

27-02-2019 @ 1:00 pm

27/02/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Designed for leadership teams, this professional learning opportunity will explore the functionality aspects of the NAPLAN Analysis Tool developed by the Department for Education for Independent schools and downloaded by schools from kiteworks. The workshop will also investigate how the application can support analysis of cohort, class group and individual student data in relation to [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

School Support Officers / Learning Support Officers day 1 of 4

28-02-2019 @ 1:00 pm

28/02/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Angela Davis holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and has 33 years experience working as a psychologist, primarily with children. She has extensive experience covering the early childhood sector, within school settings and she has managed an adolescent facility for adolescents with mental health issues. Angela has worked across the health and disability, education [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Moderation for Learning: Evidence Informed Practice day 1 of 4

28-02-2019 @ 9:30 am

28/02/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Through participation in this project, schools will be supported in developing in-school and cross-school professional teams centred on building teacher expertise in designing quality assessments and in collaborative moderation practices. The work of Klenowski and Wyatt-Smith (2010) will be drawn upon as a research evidence-base for this project. There is an expectation that participating schools [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Moderation for Learning: Evidence Informed Practice day 2 of 4

01-03-2019 @ 9:30 am

01/03/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Through participation in this project, schools will be supported in developing in-school and cross-school professional teams centred on building teacher expertise in designing quality assessments and in collaborative moderation practices. The work of Klenowski and Wyatt-Smith (2010) will be drawn upon as a research evidence-base for this project. There is an expectation that participating schools [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

VET and Vocational Learning PD and Network Day (Term 1)

04-03-2019 @ 8:30 am

04/03/2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:15 pm - Venue: TBA For: VET Teachers / Coordinators / Pathways / Career Counsellors / Flexible Learning Managers Teachers and staff in schools who have a role supporting the post-secondary transition pathway of students into further education training and/or employment, will engage in a range of professional learning and networking activities that will enhance and update their [...]

Positive Behaviour Support: Prevention and Intervention

05-03-2019 @ 9:00 am

05/03/2019 - 07/03/2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - This full day workshop will be provided to teachers and school leaders, focusing on fostering proactive, positive behaviour strategies and supports within schools from the everyday classroom through to intervention.  Topics covered include Positive Behaviour Support, Response to Intervention, Functional Behaviour Analysis and Individual Behaviour Support Plans. Participants will increase their capacity to understand and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

2019 NAPLAN Online Training option 1

07-03-2019 @ 9:00 am

07/03/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - In 2018, several schools that had completed NAPLAN online school readiness activities elected to participate in the online mode for testing in 2019.   This half day training session is designed for NAPLAN Coordinators and staff who will use the assessment platform including the preparation and delivery dashboards. The session will focus on refreshing understanding [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

2019 NAPLAN Online Training option 2

07-03-2019 @ 1:00 pm

07/03/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - In 2018, several schools that had completed NAPLAN online school readiness activities elected to participate in the online mode for testing in 2019.   This half day training session is designed for NAPLAN Coordinators and staff who will use the assessment platform including the preparation and delivery dashboards. The session will focus on refreshing understanding [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Career Teachers Program day 1 of 5 – Welcome to the Profession

08-03-2019 @ 9:30 am

08/03/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Early career experiences have a lasting effect on the way teachers develop and hone the skills they bring to their teaching. This program supports the development of high quality teaching in schools through working with Early Career Teachers and their mentors: Using the Australian guidelines for teacher induction into the profession to develop professional identity, [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Implementing Project Based Learning, day 1 of 3

08-03-2019 @ 9:15 am

08/03/2019 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm - The AISSA is inviting Principals, leaders and teachers to participate in a project which develops PBL as a framework to promote student engagement and deep learning.   In partnership with the AISSA, schools will form networks collaborating with experts and each other to implement a scalable PBL model, that is contemporary and relevant to their [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) day 1 of 3

12-03-2019 @ 9:00 am

12/03/2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - The national data collection on students with disability acknowledges the work already undertaken in your school to support students with disability. It assists schools to identify and to support students with disability so they can access and participate in education on the same basis as their peers.  This workshop series will assist Inclusive Education Coordinators [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

NAPLAN Data Analysis: Introducing v 1.3 Analytical Tool, Paper and Online Test training option 3

13-03-2019 @ 1:00 pm

13/03/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Designed for leadership teams, this professional learning opportunity will explore the functionality aspects of the NAPLAN Analysis Tool developed by the Department for Education for Independent schools and downloaded by schools from kiteworks. The workshop will also investigate how the application can support analysis of cohort, class group and individual student data in relation to [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

2019 NAPLAN Online Training option 3

13-03-2019 @ 9:00 am

13/03/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - In 2018, several schools that had completed NAPLAN online school readiness activities elected to participate in the online mode for testing in 2019.   This half day training session is designed for NAPLAN Coordinators and staff who will use the assessment platform including the preparation and delivery dashboards. The session will focus on refreshing understanding [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Nature at Play: Study Tour ‘Nature Pedagogy in Action’

13-03-2019 @ 8:00 am

13/03/2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm - ‘The outdoor play and learning environment needs to be an environment where inspiration and creativity can take root, where curiosity and spontaneity can be realised, and where risk and failure can be experienced.’ (Nature Play SA).   Join the Nature Play SA team on a Nature Pedagogy in Action Study Tour.   Host sites Prince [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Technical Readiness Hub Group

14-03-2019 @ 11:00 am

14/03/2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - This facilitated discussion aims to support technical staff with responsibility for setting up technical readiness aspects of the NAPLAN online assessment platform through facilitated discussion and sharing of expertise.  This 2-hour session will offer the opportunity for ICT staff to connect with others working with NAPLAN online and the technical readiness activities.   There is [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

School Support Officers / Learning Support Officers day 2 of 4

14-03-2019 @ 1:00 pm

14/03/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Angela Davis holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and has 33 years experience working as a psychologist, primarily with children. She has extensive experience covering the early childhood sector, within school settings and she has managed an adolescent facility for adolescents with mental health issues. Angela has worked across the health and disability, education [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Managing Employee Stress

14-03-2019 @ 4:00 pm

14/03/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Workplace stress is a health and safety issue and often gives rise to expensive and time-consuming Return to Work claims. Schools need to identify triggers as part of risk management strategies and take particular steps to avoid exacerbating stress particularly if dealing with performance management issues.   Target group Principals   Presenters Elizabeth Sexton, Human [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Career Teachers Program day 2 of 5 – Working with your Mentor

15-03-2019 @ 9:30 am

15/03/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Early career experiences have a lasting effect on the way teachers develop and hone the skills they bring to their teaching. This program supports the development of high quality teaching in schools through working with Early Career Teachers and their mentors: Using the Australian guidelines for teacher induction into the profession to develop professional identity, [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Data Analysis: Advanced, Paper and Online Test training option 3

19-03-2019 @ 9:30 am

19/03/2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - This professional learning opportunity is designed for leadership teams who are familiar with the functionality of the NAPLAN Analysis Tool developed by the Department for Education for Independent schools and downloaded by schools from kiteworks. This workshop will provide an opportunity for leadership teams to interrogate their student achievement data at a deeper level. Knowledge [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocols Session: Paper Test training option 1

20-03-2019 @ 9:30 am

20/03/2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am - Important information for 2019 NAPLAN Paper Test will be provided in this session including critical dates and information relating to student adjustments, the Student Participation Website, the Handbook for Principals, delivery of test materials and the test security period.   It is highly recommended that each school is represented at one of the sessions offered, [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Masterclass with Charles Leadbeater

25-03-2019 @ 4:00 pm

25/03/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Mr Charles Leadbeater, international lead authority on innovation and creativity, expert on student agency and advisor to the Department for Education’s Innovation Unit, has committed to work with AISSA schools for the next three years through the Student Agency Lab.   This masterclass is an opportunity for all AISSA educators and leaders to meet Mr [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educator’s Network session 2

26-03-2019 @ 10:00 am

26/03/2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - The OSHC Educators’ Network is structured for OSHC leaders and educators from our member schools to engage collaboratively in ways which invigorate and enrich practice. It provides a forum for provocation and discussion and facilitates a community of practice approach to ongoing professional learning. Implementing the My Time Our Place Framework and the National Quality [...]

The Student Agency Lab – Three Year Project

26-03-2019 @ 9:00 am

26/03/2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - The Student Agency Lab will be led by Charles Leadbetter and the AISSA and aims to develop a robust theory and practice for student agency, creating practical, useful tools, methods and frameworks for schools, students, teachers and parents to develop learning that promotes agency, approaches that can also be shared widely through education systems in [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Meta Praxis Project

27-03-2019 @ 9:00 am

27/03/2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - The Meta-Praxis Project, led by Michael Bunce from the University of East London, proposes that multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches create learning environments that enable the development of student agency, cognitive skills, creative and critical thinking and personal and social capabilities. This project responds to the design principles set out in the OECD Education 2030 [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocols Session: Paper Test training option 2

28-03-2019 @ 9:30 am

28/03/2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am - Important information for 2019 NAPLAN Paper Test will be provided in this session including critical dates and information relating to student adjustments, the Student Participation Website, the Handbook for Principals, delivery of test materials and the test security period.   It is highly recommended that each school is represented at one of the sessions offered, [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Teaching the Kaurna Language: Embedding Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Technologies

28-03-2019 @ 9:00 am

28/03/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Are you interested in engaging students in learning about Aboriginal language and culture in authentic ways? Would you like to hear how you can integrate Kaurna language into Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Technologies? As part of this workshop you will be provided with conceptual understandings, teaching strategies and resources to allow you to integrate Kaurna [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Narragunnawali RAPs in Schools: Highlights, Challenges and Maintaining the Momentum

28-03-2019 @ 1:00 pm

28/03/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - This workshop is designed for schools at all stages of engagement with a Narragunnawali RAP, including schools which are: considering a RAP and wanting to know more before beginning in the process of drafting or implementing the first RAP thinking about how to re-engage with a RAP after losing momentum highly engaged schools into their [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

School Support Officers / Learning Support Officers day 3 of 4

28-03-2019 @ 1:00 pm

28/03/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Angela Davis holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and has 33 years experience working as a psychologist, primarily with children. She has extensive experience covering the early childhood sector, within school settings and she has managed an adolescent facility for adolescents with mental health issues. Angela has worked across the health and disability, education [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Constructs for Pedagogical Improvement day 1 of 2

29-03-2019 @ 9:30 am

29/03/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - This opportunity is designed for instructional leaders of learning and teams of their teachers who are committed to pedagogical improvement across their school.   A two-day introductory workshop will engage participants in four constructs – Engaging in Learning Design to Enrich and Extend Practice; the Australian Curriculum General Capabilities; the National Literacy and Numeracy Learning [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Constructs for Pedagogical Improvement day 2 of 2

01-04-2019 @ 9:30 am

01/04/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - This opportunity is designed for instructional leaders of learning and teams of their teachers who are committed to pedagogical improvement across their school. Expression of interest documentation will be sent to schools in January.   Participants in this course will engage in three constructs - Learning Design; the Australian Curriculum General Capabilities; and the National [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Online Test training option 1

02-04-2019 @ 9:30 am

02/04/2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am - A two-hour protocol session will be held after the Common Practice Test (CPT) for NAPLAN Coordinators and Principals, to debrief on school CPT experiences and become familiar with the 2019 NAPLAN online protocols and risk mitigation activities.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators   Participants may attend 1 of the 4 sessions [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Online Test training option 2

02-04-2019 @ 1:30 pm

02/04/2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - A two-hour protocol session will be held after the Common Practice Test (CPT) for NAPLAN Coordinators and Principals, to debrief on school CPT experiences and become familiar with the 2019 NAPLAN online protocols and risk mitigation activities.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators   Participants may attend 1 of the 4 sessions [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Online Test training option 3

03-04-2019 @ 9:30 am

03/04/2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am - A two-hour protocol session will be held after the Common Practice Test (CPT) for NAPLAN Coordinators and Principals, to debrief on school CPT experiences and become familiar with the 2019 NAPLAN online protocols and risk mitigation activities.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators   Participants may attend 1 of the 4 sessions [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Online Test training option 4

03-04-2019 @ 1:30 pm

03/04/2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - A two-hour protocol session will be held after the Common Practice Test (CPT) for NAPLAN Coordinators and Principals, to debrief on school CPT experiences and become familiar with the 2019 NAPLAN online protocols and risk mitigation activities.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators   Participants may attend 1 of the 4 sessions [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Duty of Care

04-04-2019 @ 4:00 pm

04/04/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - The duty of care session will outline the obligations schools and their staff are required to adhere to during camps, excursions and in the school yard.   Target group School leaders   Presenters Sonia Albertini, Senior Legal Consultant, AISSA Elizabeth Sexton, Human Resources Consultant, AISSA   There is no fee to attend this event.  Please [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

School Support Officers / Learning Support Officers day 4 of 4

11-04-2019 @ 1:00 pm

11/04/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Angela Davis holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and has 33 years experience working as a psychologist, primarily with children. She has extensive experience covering the early childhood sector, within school settings and she has managed an adolescent facility for adolescents with mental health issues. Angela has worked across the health and disability, education [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

2019 AISSA Governance Conference: Managing Critical Risks

04-05-2019 @ 9:00 am

04/05/2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - A Conference for School Board Chairs and Board Members, Principals and Business Managers   Save the Date: Saturday 4 May 2019   The 2019 conference has been designed to build the capacity of Board members to understand and develop strategic solutions to key risks in relation to child safety, information technology and long-term school viability. [...]

Pembroke School

Implementing Project Based Learning, day 2 of 3

09-05-2019 @ 9:15 am

09/05/2019 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm - The AISSA is inviting Principals, leaders and teachers to participate in a project which develops PBL as a framework to promote student engagement and deep learning.   In partnership with the AISSA, schools will form networks collaborating with experts and each other to implement a scalable PBL model, that is contemporary and relevant to their [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Career Teachers Program day 3 of 5 – Building Positive Student Relationships

10-05-2019 @ 9:30 am

10/05/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Early career experiences have a lasting effect on the way teachers develop and hone the skills they bring to their teaching. This program supports the development of high quality teaching in schools through working with Early Career Teachers and their mentors: Using the Australian guidelines for teacher induction into the profession to develop professional identity, [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

SCIENCE: New Australian Curriculum Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Early Years Elaborations

13-05-2019 @ 1:00 pm

13/05/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - This workshop is designed to provide teachers of the early years from ELC to Year 2 with hands on activities that that will allow students to explore scientific concepts that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have used for millennia.   As part of this workshop, you will be given an overview of the new [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Science: New Australian Curriculum Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Secondary Elaborations

15-05-2019 @ 9:00 am

15/05/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - This workshop is designed to provide teachers with an overview of the new ACARA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elaborations for Years 7,8, 9 and 10. As part of this workshop, teachers will have an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of some of elaborations and how they can be integrated into the Science curriculum. [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Effective Recruitment Tips and Strategies

16-05-2019 @ 4:00 pm

16/05/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - This seminar will provide some tips on improving recruitment practices including interview skills, reference checking and the importance of effective induction for new employees.   Target group Principals   Presenters Elizabeth Sexton, Human Resources Consultant, AISSA Sonia Albertini, Senior Legal Consultant, AISSA   There is no fee to attend this event.  Please book to reserve [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Financial Management in an Independent School – a workshop for aspiring, new and established Principals and Business Managers

17-05-2019 @ 9:00 am

17/05/2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm - Presented by John Somerset, CEO of Somerset Education, this workshop will focus on effective financial management for schools. This will include information on what leaders need to know, what to look out for, financial performance indicators and understanding budgets.   This workshop is particularly useful for those wishing to improve their financial literacy.   Registration [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Financial Management in an Independent School – a Workshop for New and Established Board Members

18-05-2019 @ 9:30 am

18/05/2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Presented by John Somerset, CEO of Somerset Education, this workshop is tailored for Board members and will focus on effective financial management for schools. This will include information on what a Board member needs to know, what to look out for, financial performance indicators and understanding budgets. This workshop is particularly useful for those new [...]

Early Childhood Educator’s Network meeting 2

21-05-2019 @ 4:00 pm

21/05/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - In 2019, the Early Childhood Educators’ Network will focus on and provide opportunities to: collaborate and engage in professional discussions on current and emerging issues, at local and national levels inform the development of policies and directions provide a collaborative forum for questions and sharing of best practice for ongoing professional learning network with interested [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

VET and Vocational Learning PD and Network Day (Term 2)

24-05-2019 @ 8:30 am

24/05/2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:15 pm - Venue: TBA For: VET Teachers / Coordinators / Pathways / Career Counsellors / Flexible Learning Managers Teachers and staff in schools who have a role supporting the post-secondary transition pathway of students into further education training and/or employment, will engage in a range of professional learning and networking activities that will enhance and update their [...]

NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Process

27-05-2019 @ 4:00 pm

27/05/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - In 2019 and 2020 all Independent schools will be required to transition to NAPLAN online. The School Readiness Test (SRT) in Term 3 will provide Principals and school leaders, staff and students with the opportunity to trial the new online National Assessment Platform (the Platform).   The SRT will provide useful information to each participating [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educator’s Network session 3

29-05-2019 @ 10:00 am

29/05/2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - The OSHC Educators’ Network is structured for OSHC leaders and educators from our member schools to engage collaboratively in ways which invigorate and enrich practice. It provides a forum for provocation and discussion and facilitates a community of practice approach to ongoing professional learning. Implementing the My Time Our Place Framework and the National Quality [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Nature at Play: Master Class 1 ‘Nature Based Sensory Experiences’

04-06-2019 @ 4:00 pm

04/06/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Sensory integration is the ability of the body to integrate and process all information it receives via the sensory modalities of touch, taste, smell, hearing and vision. When engaged in sensory play children use all their senses.   This master class will be facilitated by professional educators from Nature Play SA who are committed to [...]

Wittunga Botanic Gardens

Family Law

11-06-2019 @ 4:00 pm

11/06/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - The family law session will explore ways in which schools can navigate difficult issues involving parental separation and blended families.   Target group Principals   Presenters Sonia Albertini, Senior Legal Consultant, AISSA Elizabeth Sexton, Human Resources Consultant, AISSA   There is no fee to attend this event.  Please book to reserve your place before 04/06/2019 [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Moderation for Learning: Evidence Informed Practice day 3 of 4

12-06-2019 @ 9:30 am

12/06/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Through participation in this project, schools will be supported in developing in-school and cross-school professional teams centred on building teacher expertise in designing quality assessments and in collaborative moderation practices. The work of Klenowski and Wyatt-Smith (2010) will be drawn upon as a research evidence-base for this project. There is an expectation that participating schools [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

What Does It Mean to be on a Board? A Workshop for New Board Members

15-06-2019 @ 9:30 am

15/06/2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - This workshop is designed for those who are new to Board work. It will focus on good governance practices including: particular responsibilities for Board members roles and responsibilities including legal, compliance and fiduciary responsibilities what it means to be an effective Board member regarding participation, relationships, confidentiality and meeting procedures   Presenter David Spear, Director [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educator’s Network session 4

19-06-2019 @ 10:00 am

19/06/2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - The OSHC Educators’ Network is structured for OSHC leaders and educators from our member schools to engage collaboratively in ways which invigorate and enrich practice. It provides a forum for provocation and discussion and facilitates a community of practice approach to ongoing professional learning. Implementing the My Time Our Place Framework and the National Quality [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) day 2 of 3

21-06-2019 @ 9:00 am

21/06/2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - The national data collection on students with disability acknowledges the work already undertaken in your school to support students with disability. It assists schools to identify and to support students with disability so they can access and participate in education on the same basis as their peers.  This workshop series will assist Inclusive Education Coordinators [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Early Career Teachers Program day 4 of 5 – The Architecture of a Lesson

28-06-2019 @ 9:30 am

28/06/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Early career experiences have a lasting effect on the way teachers develop and hone the skills they bring to their teaching. This program supports the development of high quality teaching in schools through working with Early Career Teachers and their mentors: Using the Australian guidelines for teacher induction into the profession to develop professional identity, [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Test Training option 1

29-07-2019 @ 9:30 am

29/07/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - The national schedule for the School Readiness Test (SRT) is expected to be a two-week window mid Term 3. During the two-week window NAPLAN Coordinators, teachers and students will have the opportunity to engage with the online assessment platform. Training will be one day in length.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators. [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Test Training option 2

30-07-2019 @ 9:30 am

30/07/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - The national schedule for the School Readiness Test (SRT) is expected to be a two-week window mid Term 3. During the two-week window NAPLAN Coordinators, teachers and students will have the opportunity to engage with the online assessment platform. Training will be one day in length.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators. [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Test Training option 3

31-07-2019 @ 9:30 am

31/07/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - The national schedule for the School Readiness Test (SRT) is expected to be a two-week window mid Term 3. During the two-week window NAPLAN Coordinators, teachers and students will have the opportunity to engage with the online assessment platform. Training will be one day in length.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators. [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Test Training option 4

01-08-2019 @ 9:30 am

01/08/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - The national schedule for the School Readiness Test (SRT) is expected to be a two-week window mid Term 3. During the two-week window NAPLAN Coordinators, teachers and students will have the opportunity to engage with the online assessment platform. Training will be one day in length.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators. [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Test Training option 5

02-08-2019 @ 9:30 am

02/08/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - The national schedule for the School Readiness Test (SRT) is expected to be a two-week window mid Term 3. During the two-week window NAPLAN Coordinators, teachers and students will have the opportunity to engage with the online assessment platform. Training will be one day in length.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators. [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Test Training option 6

05-08-2019 @ 9:30 am

05/08/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - The national schedule for the School Readiness Test (SRT) is expected to be a two-week window mid Term 3. During the two-week window NAPLAN Coordinators, teachers and students will have the opportunity to engage with the online assessment platform. Training will be one day in length.   Target Group Principals, School Leaders and NAPLAN Coordinators. [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

When Casual Employment Becomes a Full Time Problem

06-08-2019 @ 4:00 pm

06/08/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Whether an employee is classified as casual or permanent has a significant impact on employee entitlements such as annual and personal leave, notice of termination, redundancy pay and public holidays. However, the description of an employee as a casual and the payment of a casual loading will not necessarily mean that an employee is in [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: Interpreting and Analysing your School’s Data training option 1

13-08-2019 @ 9:30 am

13/08/2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - The purpose of this session is to support schools in interpreting and understanding the 2019 NAPLAN Online Student and School Summary Report (SSSR). Participants are requested to bring all passwords and related resources (e.g. grid cards) to access their SSSR during the session, along with their charged, internet enabled device.   Target Group Principals, School [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program: School Leaders

13-08-2019 @ 12:00 am

13/08/2019 - 19/08/2019 @ All Day - This Leadership Program is offered to Principals and secondary student leaders from Years 9 to 11 in 2019. Principals who participate in this Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program with the Yolgnu People of East Arnhem Land, will have the opportunity to bring one or two student school leaders. The selected student leaders can be from any [...]

East Arnhem Land

NAPLAN Online: Interpreting and Analysing your School’s Data training option 2

14-08-2019 @ 9:30 am

14/08/2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - The purpose of this session is to support schools in interpreting and understanding the 2019 NAPLAN Online Student and School Summary Report (SSSR). Participants are requested to bring all passwords and related resources (e.g. grid cards) to access their SSSR during the session, along with their charged, internet enabled device.   Target Group Principals, School [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Childhood Educator’s Network meeting 3

14-08-2019 @ 4:00 pm

14/08/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - In 2019, the Early Childhood Educators’ Network will focus on and provide opportunities to: collaborate and engage in professional discussions on current and emerging issues, at local and national levels inform the development of policies and directions provide a collaborative forum for questions and sharing of best practice for ongoing professional learning network with interested [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: Interpreting and Analysing your School’s Data training option 3

16-08-2019 @ 9:30 am

16/08/2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - The purpose of this session is to support schools in interpreting and understanding the 2019 NAPLAN Online Student and School Summary Report (SSSR). Participants are requested to bring all passwords and related resources (e.g. grid cards) to access their SSSR during the session, along with their charged, internet enabled device.   Target Group Principals, School [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

The Legislative and Regulatory Responses Unique to School Boards

17-08-2019 @ 9:30 am

17/08/2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am - This workshop will explore the legislative and regulatory responses that are unique to school boards.  This will include the Education Standards Board’s registration requirements for schools which demand significant obligations for School Boards, with implications for individual Board members. This workshop will also explain the specific obligations to be met to ensure Board members can [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

VET and Vocational Learning PD and Network Day (Term 3)

19-08-2019 @ 8:30 am

19/08/2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:15 pm - Venue: TBA For: VET Teachers / Coordinators / Pathways / Career Counsellors / Flexible Learning Managers Teachers and staff in schools who have a role supporting the post-secondary transition pathway of students into further education training and/or employment, will engage in a range of professional learning and networking activities that will enhance and update their [...]

OSHC Educator’s Network session 5

20-08-2019 @ 10:00 am

20/08/2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - The OSHC Educators’ Network is structured for OSHC leaders and educators from our member schools to engage collaboratively in ways which invigorate and enrich practice. It provides a forum for provocation and discussion and facilitates a community of practice approach to ongoing professional learning. Implementing the My Time Our Place Framework and the National Quality [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Privacy

27-08-2019 @ 4:00 pm

27/08/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - The privacy session will consider a range of matters schools face including the management of a data breach, considerations when dealing with child protection issues and disclosure requirements.   Target group Principals   Presenters Sonia Albertini, Senior Legal Consultant, AISSA Elizabeth Sexton, Human Resources Consultant, AISSA   There is no fee to attend this event.  [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Implementing Project Based Learning, day 3 of 3

03-09-2019 @ 9:15 am

03/09/2019 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm - The AISSA is inviting Principals, leaders and teachers to participate in a project which develops PBL as a framework to promote student engagement and deep learning.   In partnership with the AISSA, schools will form networks collaborating with experts and each other to implement a scalable PBL model, that is contemporary and relevant to their [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Moderation for Learning: Evidence Informed Practice day 4 of 4

10-09-2019 @ 9:30 am

10/09/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Through participation in this project, schools will be supported in developing in-school and cross-school professional teams centred on building teacher expertise in designing quality assessments and in collaborative moderation practices. The work of Klenowski and Wyatt-Smith (2010) will be drawn upon as a research evidence-base for this project. There is an expectation that participating schools [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Career Teachers Program day 5 of 5 – Project Sharing and Celebration

13-09-2019 @ 9:30 am

13/09/2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Early career experiences have a lasting effect on the way teachers develop and hone the skills they bring to their teaching. This program supports the development of high quality teaching in schools through working with Early Career Teachers and their mentors: Using the Australian guidelines for teacher induction into the profession to develop professional identity, [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educator’s Network session 6

17-09-2019 @ 10:00 am

17/09/2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - The OSHC Educators’ Network is structured for OSHC leaders and educators from our member schools to engage collaboratively in ways which invigorate and enrich practice. It provides a forum for provocation and discussion and facilitates a community of practice approach to ongoing professional learning. Implementing the My Time Our Place Framework and the National Quality [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Managing Social Media

24-10-2019 @ 4:00 pm

24/10/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - The misuse of social media can trigger legal consequences under a range of different laws. Making offensive public posts about a person could constitute defamation or online bullying. Schools should create comprehensive yet easily understood policies for students, teachers and parents to ensure the all concerned understand the school’s position on the use of social [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) day 3 of 3

28-10-2019 @ 9:00 am

28/10/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - The national data collection on students with disability acknowledges the work already undertaken in your school to support students with disability. It assists schools to identify and to support students with disability so they can access and participate in education on the same basis as their peers.  This workshop series will assist Inclusive Education Coordinators [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Nature at Play: Master Class 2 ‘Nature Play for Everyone’

29-10-2019 @ 4:00 pm

29/10/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - When children spend time in nature, they engage all senses, learn to regulate their emotions, gain self-confidence and build resilience. This master class will be facilitated by professional educators from Nature Play SA who are committed to and are experts in outdoor learning environments. This session will engage educators to share in practices that support [...]

Wittunga Botanic Gardens

Early Childhood Educator’s Network meeting 4

04-11-2019 @ 4:00 pm

04/11/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - In 2019, the Early Childhood Educators’ Network will focus on and provide opportunities to: collaborate and engage in professional discussions on current and emerging issues, at local and national levels inform the development of policies and directions provide a collaborative forum for questions and sharing of best practice for ongoing professional learning network with interested [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

VET and Vocational Learning PD and Network Day (Term 4)

08-11-2019 @ 8:30 am

08/11/2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:15 pm - Venue: TBA For: VET Teachers / Coordinators / Pathways / Career Counsellors / Flexible Learning Managers Teachers and staff in schools who have a role supporting the post-secondary transition pathway of students into further education training and/or employment, will engage in a range of professional learning and networking activities that will enhance and update their [...]

OSHC Educator’s Network session 7

13-11-2019 @ 10:00 am

13/11/2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - The OSHC Educators’ Network is structured for OSHC leaders and educators from our member schools to engage collaboratively in ways which invigorate and enrich practice. It provides a forum for provocation and discussion and facilitates a community of practice approach to ongoing professional learning. Implementing the My Time Our Place Framework and the National Quality [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA