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ISQ’s Connect and 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 and Learn professional learning suite. ISQ has partnered with AISSA to enable South Australia independent schools to access the suite of eLearning modules [...]

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

The Paradigm Shifters Learning Symposium

29-07-2019 @ 9:00 am

29/07/2019 - 31/07/2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (AISSA) and the South Australian Secondary Principals’ Association (SASPA) will co-host the Paradigm Shifters Learning Symposium to showcase the work of International expert Yong Zhao and the progress of South Australian Schools in embedding his approaches into their work. The symposium will be held on July 29 [...]

National Wine Centre of Australia

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 who participated in NAPLAN Online in May 2019 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, [...]

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 - The Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program aims to bring together current and aspiring School Leaders and educators wanting to know more about our First Nations peoples, to experience first-hand the uniqueness of Aboriginal culture.  This program will provide opportunities to deepen your understanding of Australia’s First Peoples, to enable you to lead with greater insight the [...]

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 who participated in NAPLAN Online in May 2019 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, [...]

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 who participated in NAPLAN Online in May 2019 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 [...]

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 change: Civil Contractors Federation (1 South Road, Thebarton) 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 [...]

Civil Contractors Federation

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

Teacher Certification Workshop Series Semester 2 2019 (Workshop 1)

22-08-2019 @ 4:00 pm

22/08/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm - The AISSA provides information and support for teachers in Independent Schools in SA who are seeking to become certified as a Highly Accomplished or Lead teacher (HALT). Participation in a series of three workshops is now a prerequisite for anyone applying for certification.  It is intended that applicants attend these workshops in sequence over a 1 [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

University Forum: Q & A Opportunity

23-08-2019 @ 2:30 pm

23/08/2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm - The AISSA will host key speakers from the three South Australian Universities, and an interstate University, for a Q & A event. Schools will be updated with the latest information regarding the evolving narrative around University entrance and pathways.  There will be an opportunity to connect with colleagues, and refreshments will be served from 2.30pm [...]

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 [...]

The Function at The Beachouse

Teacher Certification Workshop Series Semester 2 2019 (Workshop 2)

07-09-2019 @ 9:00 am

07/09/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm - The AISSA provides information and support for teachers in Independent Schools in SA who are seeking to become certified as a Highly Accomplished or Lead teacher (HALT). Participation in a series of three workshops is now a prerequisite for anyone applying for certification.  It is intended that applicants attend these workshops in sequence over a 1 [...]

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 - 12:30 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

Teacher Certification Workshop Series Semester 2 2019 (Workshop 3)

10-10-2019 @ 9:00 am

10/10/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm - The AISSA provides information and support for teachers in Independent Schools in SA who are seeking to become certified as a Highly Accomplished or Lead teacher (HALT). Participation in a series of three workshops is now a prerequisite for anyone applying for certification.  It is intended that applicants attend these workshops in sequence over a 1 [...]

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

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

06-11-2019 @ 9:00 am

06/11/2019 @ 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

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 [...]

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

12-11-2019 @ 9:00 am

12/11/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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 ACARA [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

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