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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 [...]

OSHC Educators’ Network meeting 1

18-02-2020 @ 10:00 am

18/02/2020 @ 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: Introduction to Certification, semester 1

20-02-2020 @ 4:00 pm

20/02/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm - The AISSA provides support and professional learning for teachers in Independent Schools in SA who are seeking to become certified as a Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher (HALT) and have their Principal’s support to do so.   Certification is a national process and uses the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) as a basis for [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

New Curriculum Leaders Masterclass: Foundation to Year 10

21-02-2020 @ 9:00 am

21/02/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Having an in depth understanding of the national and local education agenda, clarity around expectations for curriculum implementation, assessment and reporting in South Australia are critical for Curriculum Co-ordinators, Heads of Teaching and Learning and Heads of School. This masterclass is designed to support individuals new to these roles in 2020 and those who have [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Learning To Thrive By Going Open

26-02-2020 @ 9:00 am

26/02/2020 - 27/02/2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - A two-day immersion for school leadership teams with Valerie Hannon and David Price Drawing upon their respective recent books, Thrive and Open, Valerie and David will assist school leaders to create a strategy for change in order to navigate an unpredictable future.The session features provocations and practical workshop activities that will assist educational leaders to [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Positive Behaviour Support: Prevention and Intervention, day 1 of 2

27-02-2020 @ 9:00 am

27/02/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Day 1: This full day workshop, hosted by the AISSA and presented by external psychologists Kerry Burke & Lisa Chisholm, will explore student behaviour through a developmental lens.  The workshop will focus on: social and emotional development, particularly in school-age years effects of trauma and adverse life events supportive classroom practice and strategies for both [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Navigating the First Years: Setting up Early Career Teachers for Success, session 1 of 5

28-02-2020 @ 9:30 am

28/02/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Successful early career teacher induction occurs within a collaborative school culture, in addition to intentional and contextual processes that support the professional practices, professional identity and well being of the early career teacher.  Regular access to mentoring is a key component of induction, benefitting both the early career teacher and their mentor. Navigating the First [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

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

02-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

02/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - The national data collection on students with disability acknowledges the work already undertaken in schools 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 and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Adjustments for Students with Disabilities Within the Online Platform option 1

02-03-2020 @ 3:30 pm

02/03/2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm - The focus of this session is the NAPLAN Online environment and understanding adjustments the online platform affords students together with the process for determining if students require an adjustment.   National protocols related to adjustments for students with disability, the Guide that details the process and critical timelines will be discussed.   Participants are required [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Childhood Educators’ Network meeting 1

03-03-2020 @ 4:00 pm

03/03/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - In 2020, 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 [...]

St Andrew's School

NAPLAN Data Analysis: Introducing the Analytical Tool v1.4 (Paper and Online modes) option 1

03-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

03/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - The NAPLAN Analytical Tool v1.4 provides each Independent school with access to their current and historical longitudinal NAPLAN data irrespective of the mode in which the tests were undertaken.   This workshop provides leadership teams with dedicated time to investigate their school NAPLAN data with support from the AISSA consultants. During this time participants will [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Data Analysis: Introducing the Analytical Tool v1.4 (Paper and Online modes) option 2

03-03-2020 @ 12:30 pm

03/03/2020 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm - The NAPLAN Analytical Tool v1.4 provides each Independent school with access to their current and historical longitudinal NAPLAN data irrespective of the mode in which the tests were undertaken.   This workshop provides leadership teams with dedicated time to investigate their school NAPLAN data with support from the AISSA consultants. During this time participants will [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

The Power of Cognitive Verbs

03-03-2020 @ 10:30 am

03/03/2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm - Assisting Students to Become Better Learners Teaching academic vocabulary explicitly and then applying the vocabulary in the classroom to improve student outcomes has a solid research base. (Bellanca 2012, Marzano 2013, QCAA 2018).  Students explicitly taught the skills and processes of cognitive verbs are better equipped to meet syllabus objectives and demonstrate their learning through assessment. [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform Training Refresher option 1

05-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

05/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Confidence with the NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform (the Platform) and the key implementation roles and responsibilities is integral to success during the NAPLAN testing period.   This session is designed to support NAPLAN Coordinators to re-familiarise themselves with the Platform, as well as the key preparation and training activities required within schools in the lead [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform Training Refresher option 2

05-03-2020 @ 1:00 pm

05/03/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Confidence with the NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform (the Platform) and the key implementation roles and responsibilities is integral to success during the NAPLAN testing period.   This session is designed to support NAPLAN Coordinators to re-familiarise themselves with the Platform, as well as the key preparation and training activities required within schools in the lead [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Primary Mathematics Impact Hub day 1 of 2

06-03-2020 @ 1:00 pm

06/03/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm - In response to a request from primary school leaders and teachers of Mathematics, two mathematics impact hubs will be offered in 2020.   These Mathematics Impact Hubs will provide a context for dialogue about current best practices in mathematics learning and teaching.   Opportunity will be provided for: sharing of recent educational research sharing of [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform Training Refresher option 3

10-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

10/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Confidence with the NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform (the Platform) and the key implementation roles and responsibilities is integral to success during the NAPLAN testing period.   This session is designed to support NAPLAN Coordinators to re-familiarise themselves with the Platform, as well as the key preparation and training activities required within schools in the lead [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform Training Refresher option 4

10-03-2020 @ 1:00 pm

10/03/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Confidence with the NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform (the Platform) and the key implementation roles and responsibilities is integral to success during the NAPLAN testing period.   This session is designed to support NAPLAN Coordinators to re-familiarise themselves with the Platform, as well as the key preparation and training activities required within schools in the lead [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform Training Refresher option 5

11-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

11/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Confidence with the NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform (the Platform) and the key implementation roles and responsibilities is integral to success during the NAPLAN testing period.   This session is designed to support NAPLAN Coordinators to re-familiarise themselves with the Platform, as well as the key preparation and training activities required within schools in the lead [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform Training Refresher option 6

11-03-2020 @ 1:00 pm

11/03/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Confidence with the NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform (the Platform) and the key implementation roles and responsibilities is integral to success during the NAPLAN testing period.   This session is designed to support NAPLAN Coordinators to re-familiarise themselves with the Platform, as well as the key preparation and training activities required within schools in the lead [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Leading Curriculum Change in the Senior Secondary Years: SCRG+ (Intro)

11-03-2020 @ 2:00 pm

11/03/2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - In response to the evolving SACE curriculum in the secondary years, the AISSA is providing SCRG leaders with an opportunity to strengthen their expertise in leadership and change management as they consider specific curriculum issues. Leaders will work collaboratively to grapple with issues and challenges in this context. SCRG+ will provide current and new SCRG [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Being and Becoming Early Childhood and OSHC Leaders, session 1 of 4

12-03-2020 @ 9:45 am

12/03/2020 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am - This series of sessions will focus on developing leadership capacity for early childhood and OSHC educators seeking opportunity to build on their professional knowledge base and skills as emerging leaders. Key areas include: reviewing and discussing leadership capabilities and competencies that support early childhood educators to lead effectively exploring different leadership styles to create and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform Training Refresher option 7

12-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

12/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Confidence with the NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform (the Platform) and the key implementation roles and responsibilities is integral to success during the NAPLAN testing period.   This session is designed to support NAPLAN Coordinators to re-familiarise themselves with the Platform, as well as the key preparation and training activities required within schools in the lead [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform Training Refresher option 8

12-03-2020 @ 1:00 pm

12/03/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Confidence with the NAPLAN Online Assessment Platform (the Platform) and the key implementation roles and responsibilities is integral to success during the NAPLAN testing period.   This session is designed to support NAPLAN Coordinators to re-familiarise themselves with the Platform, as well as the key preparation and training activities required within schools in the lead [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Adjustments for Students with Disabilities Within the Online Platform option 2

12-03-2020 @ 4:00 pm

12/03/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - The focus of this session is the NAPLAN Online environment and understanding adjustments the online platform affords students together with the process for determining if students require an adjustment.   National protocols related to adjustments for students with disability, the Guide that details the process and critical timelines will be discussed.   Participants are required [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Teacher Certification Workshop Series: Professional Writing Requirements and Evidence of Impact , semester 1

13-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

13/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - The AISSA provides support and professional learning for teachers in Independent Schools in SA who are seeking to become certified as a Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher (HALT) and have their Principal’s support to do so.   Certification is a national process and uses the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) as a basis for [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Leading Innovation and Change Network: Day 1

13-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

13/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm - Calling all middle and senior managers and leaders who see leading change and/or innovation as their work. In 2020 the AISSA is offering a bespoke leadership program focusing on leading innovation and change. Leaders will explore innovation work as a specific context for change. Leaders will be supported to undertake leadership learning, context mapping, organisational [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Navigating the First Years: Setting up Early Career Teachers for Success, session 2 of 5

16-03-2020 @ 9:30 am

16/03/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Successful early career teacher induction occurs within a collaborative school culture, in addition to intentional and contextual processes that support the professional practices, professional identity and well being of the early career teacher.  Regular access to mentoring is a key component of induction, benefitting both the early career teacher and their mentor. Navigating the First [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

School-wide Approaches to Supporting EAL/D Students and Families

16-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

16/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am - EAL/D students represent a growing population in Independent schools, prompting schools to consider how best to support these students and their families.  Clear whole-school practice regarding enrolment, communication, shared understanding, language learning and access to the curriculum is necessary. This two- hour workshop will assist school leaders and their staff in determining best practice within [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Years Language Development: Providing Language Rich Environments for Young Children, session 1

17-03-2020 @ 4:00 pm

17/03/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Early language development plays a critical role in supporting children’s overall development. How young children develop and understand language is a complex topic and is one of the key developmental milestones of early childhood. Language allows children to identify and communicate feelings, needs and emotions to others. Learning to understand, use and enjoy language is [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Turning Data into Action and Improvement day 1 of 3

17-03-2020 @ 9:30 am

17/03/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - This new professional learning opportunity is designed to support leadership teams interrogate their NAPLAN student achievement data at a deeper level, and to plan for action arising from this interrogation during 2020.   Participants will be guided through a data investigation involving classification, analysis, interrogation, validation and inferencing. This process will support participants to: ‘connect [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

What Boards need to know about Student Wellbeing and Bullying

17-03-2020 @ 4:00 pm

17/03/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm - This session for Board members will provide robust practical evidence from Professor Cross’ research on student wellbeing and learning, and the impact of bullying on individual students and the school community. Professor Cross will share the essentials of effective whole school approaches and rigorously tested school-based interventions which improve social and emotional wellbeing and minimise [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online Technical Readiness Hub Group

18-03-2020 @ 11:00 am

18/03/2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Each Independent school is responsible for the technical requirements and capabilities ‘within their school gate’.   This session is designed for technical staff with responsibility for NAPLAN implementation to meet to discuss key technical aspects, as well as provide each other with school-based trouble shooting strategies through facilitated discussion and sharing of expertise.   This [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Moderation for Learning: Evidence Informed Practice, day 1 of 4

18-03-2020 @ 9:30 am

18/03/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - A project for instructional leaders of learning in primary contexts and Heads of Faculties and specialists secondary educators. This project is designed for leaders of learning who are focussed on driving improved educational practice across their school through a focus on evidence informed practices and their implementation.   Participating schools will be supported in developing [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Developing a Whole School Approach to Wellbeing and Preventing Bullying in Schools

18-03-2020 @ 9:00 am

18/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Bullying is a complex issue, but we know that when it occurs the impact can have extensive physical, social and mental health consequences which last into adulthood. Changes in technology have spread children and young people’s experiences of bullying into their online world.   In August 2019, the SA Government released a statewide strategy ‘Connected [...]

Moderation for Learning: Evidence Informed Practice, day 2 of 4

19-03-2020 @ 9:30 am

19/03/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - A project for instructional leaders of learning in primary contexts and Heads of Faculties and specialists secondary educators. This project is designed for leaders of learning who are focussed on driving improved educational practice across their school through a focus on evidence informed practices and their implementation.   Participating schools will be supported in developing [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educators’ Network meeting 2

25-03-2020 @ 10:00 am

25/03/2020 @ 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

Catalysts for Pedagogical Improvement, day 1 of 2

26-03-2020 @ 9:30 am

26/03/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - A project for leaders of learning: School leadership, Directors of Learning and Teaching, middle leaders and classroom educators This project is designed for leaders of learning who are focused on driving improved educational practice across their school.   A two-day introductory workshop will engage participants in four catalysts for driving pedagogical improvement listed – listed [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Legal Series: Record Keeping – Your Legal Obligations

26-03-2020 @ 4:00 pm

26/03/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - The requirement to keep records in a school is subject to legislation. This session will outline these record keeping requirements. Presented by Sonia Albertini, Senior Legal Consultant, AISSA. For registration enquiries please contact Emily Metelmann. There is no on-site parking available.  For parking options please refer to the parking map.  Tram stop #1 Greenhill Road is a [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Catalysts for Pedagogical Improvement, day 2 of 2

27-03-2020 @ 9:30 am

27/03/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - A project for leaders of learning: School leadership, Directors of Learning and Teaching, middle leaders and classroom educators This project is designed for leaders of learning who are focused on driving improved educational practice across their school.   A two-day introductory workshop will engage participants in four catalysts for driving pedagogical improvement listed – listed [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Online Mode of Test, option 1

01-04-2020 @ 9:30 am

01/04/2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am - ACARA annually updates the national NAPLAN Test Administration protocols for online mode schools and this information will be available to schools in the Handbook for Principals (online mode) distributed to schools early in Term 1.   The protocol session will be held after the Coordinated Practice Test (CPT) to: debrief on school CPT experiences become [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Online Mode of Test, option 2

01-04-2020 @ 1:30 pm

01/04/2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - ACARA annually updates the national NAPLAN Test Administration protocols for online mode schools and this information will be available to schools in the Handbook for Principals (online mode) distributed to schools early in Term 1.   The protocol session will be held after the Coordinated Practice Test (CPT) to: debrief on school CPT experiences become [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Online Mode of Test, option 3

02-04-2020 @ 9:30 am

02/04/2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am - ACARA annually updates the national NAPLAN Test Administration protocols for online mode schools and this information will be available to schools in the Handbook for Principals (online mode) distributed to schools early in Term 1.   The protocol session will be held after the Coordinated Practice Test (CPT) to: debrief on school CPT experiences become [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Protocol Session: Online Mode of Test, option 4

02-04-2020 @ 1:30 pm

02/04/2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - ACARA annually updates the national NAPLAN Test Administration protocols for online mode schools and this information will be available to schools in the Handbook for Principals (online mode) distributed to schools early in Term 1.   The protocol session will be held after the Coordinated Practice Test (CPT) to: debrief on school CPT experiences become [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

HR Series: Performance Management

02-04-2020 @ 4:00 pm

02/04/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Tips for rewarding good performance and dealing with employees and their unions when standards of performance fall short. Presented by Elizabeth Sexton, Human Resources Consultant, AISSA. For registration enquiries please contact Emily Metelmann. There is no on-site parking available.  For parking options please refer to the parking map.  Tram stop #1 Greenhill Road is a 6-minute walk [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Using the CELF-5 A&NZ Screener – Practical Classroom Strategies for Screening, Intervention and Support

03-04-2020 @ 9:00 am

03/04/2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am - Language development is foundational to literacy development, from learning to read to communicating orally and in print.  Learning occurs mainly through language.  The CELF-5 A&NZ Fifth Edition Screening Test supports teachers in quickly and accurately screening children and young people (ages 5 years to 21 years 11 months) who may be experiencing language difficulties.  This [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Leading Curriculum Change in the Senior Secondary Years: SCRG+ (Session 1)

08-04-2020 @ 2:00 pm

08/04/2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - In response to the evolving SACE curriculum in the secondary years, the AISSA is providing SCRG leaders with an opportunity to strengthen their expertise in leadership and change management as they consider specific curriculum issues. Leaders will work collaboratively to grapple with issues and challenges in this context. SCRG+ will provide current and new SCRG [...]

The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Science of Understanding Learning Project (SOUL Project): Evidence Informed Practice – Introduction

30-04-2020 @ 1:00 pm

30/04/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - How might current scientific understandings of how learning takes place inform the design of effective teaching and learning? The SOUL project provides schools with an opportunity to connect with powerful research that will assist teachers and leaders to amplify the most effective teaching and learning opportunities in their schools. Leading educational neuroscientist and research partner [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Overview of the EAL/D Progressions: Ensuring Inclusive and Rigorous Engagement Within the Australian Curriculum for Teachers New to EAL/D

05-05-2020 @ 9:00 am

05/05/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - This one-day workshop will assist teachers in responding to the Australian Curriculum’s EAL/D Progressions and supporting materials as they plan for the engagement of EAL/D students within their classroom. Topics covered include: a general overview of language development in school-age students overview and use of the Australian Curriculum’s EAL/D Progressions in determining language proficiency and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

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

06-05-2020 @ 9:00 am

06/05/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Educators and teachers will share how student learning of scientific concepts in the secondary years can be enriched by embedding perspectives from the First Australians.   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 [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

National Literacy and Numeracy Learning Progressions

08-05-2020 @ 9:30 am

08/05/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - What are the Progressions? How can we optimise their use in schools to support student learning and monitor growth?    The National Literacy and Numeracy Learning progressions were developed to   … better assist teachers to identify and address individual student needs according to the expected skills and growth in student learning at key progress [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Legal Series: Strategies to Minimise Inappropriate Parent Behaviour that Breaches the School’s Code of Conduct

14-05-2020 @ 4:00 pm

14/05/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - This seminar will discuss strategies that will support school staff to work in a safe environment that fosters respectful environments in schools and raises community awareness of the issue. Presented by Sonia Albertini, Senior Legal Consultant, AISSA. For registration enquiries please contact Emily Metelmann. There is no on-site parking available.  For parking options please refer to the parking [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Financial Management in an Independent School

15-05-2020 @ 9:00 am

15/05/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm - A workshop for aspiring, new and established Principals and Business Managers. 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 [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

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

16-05-2020 @ 9:30 am

16/05/2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Presented by John Somerset, CEO of Somerset Education, this workshop is tailored for School Board members and will focus on effective financial management for schools. This will include information on what a School Board member needs to know, what to look out for, financial performance indicators and understanding budgets. This workshop is particularly useful for [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educators’ Network meeting 3

19-05-2020 @ 10:00 am

19/05/2020 @ 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

Early Years Language Development: Providing Language Rich Environments for Young Children, session 2

20-05-2020 @ 4:00 pm

20/05/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Early language development plays a critical role in supporting children’s overall development. How young children develop and understand language is a complex topic and is one of the key developmental milestones of early childhood. Language allows children to identify and communicate feelings, needs and emotions to others. Learning to understand, use and enjoy language is [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Leading Curriculum Change in the Senior Secondary Years: SCRG+ (Session 2)

22-05-2020 @ 9:00 am

22/05/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - In response to the evolving SACE curriculum in the secondary years, the AISSA is providing SCRG leaders with an opportunity to strengthen their expertise in leadership and change management as they consider specific curriculum issues. Leaders will work collaboratively to grapple with issues and challenges in this context. SCRG+ will provide current and new SCRG [...]

The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Information Session: Transitioning to NAPLAN Online in 2021

25-05-2020 @ 4:00 pm

25/05/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Ministers have agreed that all schools will transition to the online mode of NAPLAN by 2021.  In order to ensure readiness, all schools yet to transition are required to participate in the Term 3 activity, the School Readiness Test (SRT).   This session, delivered via AISSA Zoom conferencing, will provide critical information to schools about [...]

Teacher Certification Workshop Series: Putting it all together, semester 1

27-05-2020 @ 9:00 am

27/05/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - The AISSA provides support and professional learning for teachers in Independent Schools in SA who are seeking to become certified as a Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher (HALT) and have their Principal’s support to do so.   Certification is a national process and uses the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) as a basis for [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Being and Becoming Early Childhood and OSHC Leaders, session 2 of 4

28-05-2020 @ 9:45 am

28/05/2020 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am - This series of sessions will focus on developing leadership capacity for early childhood and OSHC educators seeking opportunity to build on their professional knowledge base and skills as emerging leaders. Key areas include: reviewing and discussing leadership capabilities and competencies that support early childhood educators to lead effectively exploring different leadership styles to create and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Navigating the First Years: Setting up Early Career Teachers for Success, session 3 of 5

29-05-2020 @ 9:30 am

29/05/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Successful early career teacher induction occurs within a collaborative school culture, in addition to intentional and contextual processes that support the professional practices, professional identity and well being of the early career teacher.  Regular access to mentoring is a key component of induction, benefitting both the early career teacher and their mentor. Navigating the First [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

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

03-06-2020 @ 9:30 am

03/06/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - This workshop is designed to provide teachers and educators from ELC to Year 2 with hands on activities that will allow their students to explore scientific concepts which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have used for millennia. Presenters will share how student learning of scientific concepts can be enriched by embedding perspectives from the [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Childhood Educators’ Network meeting 2

04-06-2020 @ 4:00 pm

04/06/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - In 2020, 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

Leading Curriculum Change in the Senior Secondary Years: SCRG+ (Session 3)

04-06-2020 @ 3:00 pm

04/06/2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - In response to the evolving SACE curriculum in the secondary years, the AISSA is providing SCRG leaders with an opportunity to strengthen their expertise in leadership and change management as they consider specific curriculum issues. Leaders will work collaboratively to grapple with issues and challenges in this context. SCRG+ will provide current and new SCRG [...]

The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Update from SATAC: Q and A

04-06-2020 @ 4:00 pm

04/06/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - The AISSA will host an information session and Q and A Forum with SATAC’s Stuart Mossman, Chief Executive, and Scott Adkin, Manager Applicant Services, regarding tertiary admission processes. The presentation will assist schools to consider the latest developments regarding tertiary pathways and the implications for schools and curriculum authorities to enable them to respond accordingly. [...]

The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Moderation for Learning: Evidence Informed Practice, day 3 of 4

05-06-2020 @ 9:30 am

05/06/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - A project for instructional leaders of learning in primary contexts and Heads of Faculties and specialists secondary educators. This project is designed for leaders of learning who are focussed on driving improved educational practice across their school through a focus on evidence informed practices and their implementation.   Participating schools will be supported in developing [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

HR Series: Managing Social Media

09-06-2020 @ 4:00 pm

09/06/2020 @ 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 that all concerned understand the school’s position on the use of social [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Leading Innovation and Change Network: Day 2

10-06-2020 @ 9:00 am

10/06/2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm - Calling all middle and senior managers and leaders who see leading change and/or innovation as their work. In 2020 the AISSA is offering a bespoke leadership program focusing on leading innovation and change. Leaders will explore innovation work as a specific context for change. Leaders will be supported to undertake leadership learning, context mapping, organisational [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Turning Data into Action and Improvement day 2 of 3

11-06-2020 @ 9:30 am

11/06/2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - This new professional learning opportunity is designed to support leadership teams interrogate their NAPLAN student achievement data at a deeper level, and to plan for action arising from this interrogation during 2020.   Participants will be guided through a data investigation involving classification, analysis, interrogation, validation and inferencing. This process will support participants to: ‘connect [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

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

12-06-2020 @ 9:00 am

12/06/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - The national data collection on students with disability acknowledges the work already undertaken in schools 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 and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

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

13-06-2020 @ 9:30 am

13/06/2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - This workshop is designed for those who are new to School Board work. It will focus on good governance practices including: particular responsibilities for School Board members roles and responsibilities including legal, compliance and fiduciary responsibilities what it means to be an effective School Board member regarding participation, relationships, confidentiality and meeting procedures.   Presented [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educators’ Network meeting 4

17-06-2020 @ 10:00 am

17/06/2020 @ 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

Positive Behaviour Support: Prevention and Intervention, day 2 of 2

26-06-2020 @ 9:00 am

26/06/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Day 1: This full day workshop, hosted by the AISSA and presented by external psychologists Kerry Burke & Lisa Chisholm, will explore student behaviour through a developmental lens.  The workshop will focus on: social and emotional development, particularly in school-age years effects of trauma and adverse life events supportive classroom practice and strategies for both [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Primary Mathematics Impact Hub day 2 of 2

24-07-2020 @ 1:00 pm

24/07/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm - In response to a request from primary school leaders and teachers of mathematics, two mathematics impact hubs will be offered in 2020.   These Mathematics Impact Hubs will provide a context for dialogue about current best practices in Mathematics learning and teaching.   Opportunity will be provided for: sharing of recent educational research sharing of [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

What Boards Need to Know About Child Protection

25-07-2020 @ 9:30 am

25/07/2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Child protection is of paramount importance for every school but it is becoming increasingly complex with changes in State and Federal legislation, technology and social media. Boards need to have a shared understanding and engage with and demonstrate their commitment to child safety to ensure a harmonious school environment where child safety is prioritised. Consideration [...]

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NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Test (SRT) Training option 1

27-07-2020 @ 9:30 am

27/07/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Ministers have agreed that all schools will transition to the online mode of NAPLAN by 2021.  In order to ensure readiness for the online environment, all schools yet to transition are required to participate in the SRT in Term 3 during weeks 5 and 6 (SRT dates to be confirmed at a national level).   [...]

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NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Test (SRT) Training option 2

28-07-2020 @ 9:30 am

28/07/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Ministers have agreed that all schools will transition to the online mode of NAPLAN by 2021.  In order to ensure readiness for the online environment, all schools yet to transition are required to participate in the SRT in Term 3 during weeks 5 and 6 (SRT dates to be confirmed at a national level).   [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: School Readiness Test (SRT) Training option 3

29-07-2020 @ 9:30 am

29/07/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Ministers have agreed that all schools will transition to the online mode of NAPLAN by 2021.  In order to ensure readiness for the online environment, all schools yet to transition are required to participate in the SRT in Term 3 during weeks 5 and 6 (SRT dates to be confirmed at a national level).   [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Teacher Certification Workshop Series: Introduction to Certification, semester 2

29-07-2020 @ 4:00 pm

29/07/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm - The AISSA provides support and professional learning for teachers in Independent Schools in SA who are seeking to become certified as a Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher (HALT) and have their Principal’s support to do so.   Certification is a national process and uses the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) as a basis for [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educators’ Network meeting 5

04-08-2020 @ 10:00 am

04/08/2020 @ 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

OSHC Educators’ Network meeting 5

04-08-2020 @ 10:00 am

04/08/2020 @ 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

Legal Series: Disability and Managing a School’s Legal Requirements

06-08-2020 @ 4:00 pm

06/08/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - The Disability Standards for Education 2005 seek to ensure that students with disability can access and participate in education on the same basis as other students. The Standards cover enrolment, participation, curriculum development, accreditation and delivery, student support services and elimination of harassment and victimisation. This session will provide updates regarding what is fair and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Navigating the First Years: Setting up Early Career Teachers for Success, session 4 of 5

07-08-2020 @ 9:30 am

07/08/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Successful early career teacher induction occurs within a collaborative school culture, in addition to intentional and contextual processes that support the professional practices, professional identity and well being of the early career teacher.  Regular access to mentoring is a key component of induction, benefitting both the early career teacher and their mentor. Navigating the First [...]

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Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program

09-08-2020 @ 12:00 am

09/08/2020 - 15/08/2020 @ 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 an Aboriginal culture.  This program will provide opportunities to deepen your understanding of Australia’s First Peoples, to enable you to lead with greater insight [...]

East Arnhem Land

Early Years Language and Literacy Development: Providing Optimal Opportunity for Growth

12-08-2020 @ 9:00 am

12/08/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Oral language, phonological awareness and print awareness are the foundations upon which literacy is built. This workshop presented by Stephi West will equip participants to: further develop knowledge of early literacy and language development identify the literacy and language proficiencies, needs and development of students consider effective and proactive planning and teaching strategies and environments [...]

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School Support Officers / Learning Support Officers Development, day 1 of 4

13-08-2020 @ 1:00 pm

13/08/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Psychologist, Angela Davis, will deliver a series of four, two-hour workshops for School Support Officers with the aim of supporting staff to: view behaviour within the context of its function within the environment complete a behavioural analysis (observe, record and analyse) develop a positive ‘student centred’ approach to increasing the desired behaviours and managing problematic [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Being and Becoming Early Childhood and OSHC Leaders, session 3 of 4

20-08-2020 @ 9:45 am

20/08/2020 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am - This series of sessions will focus on developing leadership capacity for early childhood and OSHC educators seeking opportunity to build on their professional knowledge base and skills as emerging leaders. Key areas include: reviewing and discussing leadership capabilities and competencies that support early childhood educators to lead effectively exploring different leadership styles to create and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Leading Innovation and Change Network: Day 3

20-08-2020 @ 9:00 am

20/08/2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm - Calling all middle and senior managers and leaders who see leading change and/or innovation as their work. In 2020 the AISSA is offering a bespoke leadership program focusing on leading innovation and change. Leaders will explore innovation work as a specific context for change. Leaders will be supported to undertake leadership learning, context mapping, organisational [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

The Legislative and Regulatory Responsibilities Unique to School Boards

22-08-2020 @ 9:30 am

22/08/2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am - This workshop will explore the legislative and regulatory responsibilities that are unique to School Boards. This will include the Education Standards Board’s registration requirements for schools which impose significant obligations on School Boards, with implications for individual School Board members. This workshop will also explain the specific obligations to be met to ensure School Board [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Early Childhood Educators’ Network meeting 3

25-08-2020 @ 4:00 pm

25/08/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - In 2020, 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

25-08-2020 @ 9:30 am

25/08/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Educators and teachers will share how student learning of scientific concepts can be enriched by embedding perspectives from the First Australians.  This workshop will provide educators with practical and hands on ways of engaging primary school students in science.   This workshop is designed to provide teachers with an overview of the new ACARA Aboriginal and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

HR Series: Conducting Effective Induction Processes for New Employees

25-08-2020 @ 4:00 pm

25/08/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Commencing a new job can be a daunting process. The transition to the new workplace is made easier and more effective for both the individual and the school if there is an effective induction process in place. Effective induction ensures the employee feels immediately welcome and is able to be productive and increases the likelihood [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

School Support Officers / Learning Support Officers Development, day 2 of 4

27-08-2020 @ 1:00 pm

27/08/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Psychologist, Angela Davis, will deliver a series of four, two-hour workshops for School Support Officers with the aim of supporting staff to: view behaviour within the context of its function within the environment complete a behavioural analysis (observe, record and analyse) develop a positive ‘student centred’ approach to increasing the desired behaviours and managing problematic [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Teacher Certification Workshop Series: Professional Writing Requirements and Evidence of Impact , semester 2

27-08-2020 @ 9:00 am

27/08/2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - The AISSA provides support and professional learning for teachers in Independent Schools in SA who are seeking to become certified as a Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher (HALT) and have their Principal’s support to do so.   Certification is a national process and uses the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) as a basis for [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

AISSA Educational Leaders STEM Conference, New Thinking: New Possibilities

28-08-2020 @ 9:00 am

28/08/2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm - A conference for Principals, Deputy Principals, ELC Directors, Educational leaders, Curriculum Leaders, Lead Teachers from ELC to Year 12   What do we need to think about to educate beyond our present? What might the STEM possibilities be? How early is too early? What impact does Artificial Intelligence have on education? What opportunities exist within [...]

Stamford Grand Hotel

OSHC Educators’ Network meeting 6

09-09-2020 @ 10:00 am

09/09/2020 @ 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

Moderation for Learning: Evidence Informed Practice, day 4 of 4

09-09-2020 @ 9:30 am

09/09/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - A project for instructional leaders of learning in primary contexts and Heads of Faculties and specialists secondary educators. This project is designed for leaders of learning who are focussed on driving improved educational practice across their school through a focus on evidence informed practices and their implementation.   Participating schools will be supported in developing [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

School Support Officers / Learning Support Officers Development, day 3 of 4

10-09-2020 @ 1:00 pm

10/09/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Psychologist, Angela Davis, will deliver a series of four, two-hour workshops for School Support Officers with the aim of supporting staff to: view behaviour within the context of its function within the environment complete a behavioural analysis (observe, record and analyse) develop a positive ‘student centred’ approach to increasing the desired behaviours and managing problematic [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Navigating the First Years: Setting up Early Career Teachers for Success, session 5 of 5

11-09-2020 @ 9:30 am

11/09/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - Successful early career teacher induction occurs within a collaborative school culture, in addition to intentional and contextual processes that support the professional practices, professional identity and well being of the early career teacher.  Regular access to mentoring is a key component of induction, benefitting both the early career teacher and their mentor. Navigating the First [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: Interpreting and Understanding your 2020 School and Student Summary Report (SSSR) option 1

16-09-2020 @ 9:00 am

16/09/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - The SSSR is only available to schools which participated in 2020 NAPLAN Online.   The purpose of the interactive SSSR is to provide preliminary feedback on how students and cohorts of students within schools performed in NAPLAN Online. The SSSR comprises six reports: school item report class summary report class test report student report student [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: Interpreting and understanding your 2020 School and Student Summary Report (SSSR) option 2

16-09-2020 @ 1:00 pm

16/09/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - The SSSR is only available to schools which participated in 2020 NAPLAN Online.   The purpose of the interactive SSSR is to provide preliminary feedback on how students and cohorts of students within schools performed in NAPLAN Online. The SSSR comprises six reports: school item report class summary report class test report student report student [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

NAPLAN Online: Interpreting and understanding your 2020 School and Student Summary Report (SSSR) option 3

17-09-2020 @ 9:00 am

17/09/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - The SSSR is only available to schools which participated in 2020 NAPLAN Online.   The purpose of the interactive SSSR is to provide preliminary feedback on how students and cohorts of students within schools performed in NAPLAN Online. The SSSR comprises six reports: school item report class summary report class test report student report student [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Legal Series: Protective Practices and Managing an Allegation in the Community

17-09-2020 @ 4:00 pm

17/09/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - The overarching principle in responding to any allegation of a  breach of child protection is to ensure the safety, welfare and wellbeing of any child who may be at risk of harm. Schools must investigate all allegations against any member of their community according to the following principles: procedural fairness privacy and confidentiality integrity timeliness. [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

School Support Officers / Learning Support Officers Development, day 4 of 4

24-09-2020 @ 1:00 pm

24/09/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Psychologist, Angela Davis, will deliver a series of four, two-hour workshops for School Support Officers with the aim of supporting staff to: view behaviour within the context of its function within the environment complete a behavioural analysis (observe, record and analyse) develop a positive ‘student centred’ approach to increasing the desired behaviours and managing problematic [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Teacher Certification Workshop Series: Putting it all together, semester 2

08-10-2020 @ 9:00 am

08/10/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - The AISSA provides support and professional learning for teachers in Independent Schools in SA who are seeking to become certified as a Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher (HALT) and have their Principal’s support to do so.   Certification is a national process and uses the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) as a basis for [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Leading Innovation and Change Network: Day 4

22-10-2020 @ 9:00 am

22/10/2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm - Calling all middle and senior managers and leaders who see leading change and/or innovation as their work. In 2020 the AISSA is offering a bespoke leadership program focusing on leading innovation and change. Leaders will explore innovation work as a specific context for change. Leaders will be supported to undertake leadership learning, context mapping, organisational [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

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

26-10-2020 @ 9:00 am

26/10/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - The national data collection on students with disability acknowledges the work already undertaken in schools 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 and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Turning Data into Action and Improvement day 3 of 3

11-11-2020 @ 9:30 am

11/11/2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm - This new professional learning opportunity is designed to support leadership teams interrogate their NAPLAN student achievement data at a deeper level, and to plan for action arising from this interrogation during 2020.   Participants will be guided through a data investigation involving classification, analysis, interrogation, validation and inferencing. This process will support participants to: ‘connect [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Being and Becoming Early Childhood and OSHC Leaders, session 4 of 4

12-11-2020 @ 9:45 am

12/11/2020 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am - This series of sessions will focus on developing leadership capacity for early childhood and OSHC educators seeking opportunity to build on their professional knowledge base and skills as emerging leaders. Key areas include: reviewing and discussing leadership capabilities and competencies that support early childhood educators to lead effectively exploring different leadership styles to create and [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

OSHC Educators’ Network meeting 7

18-11-2020 @ 10:00 am

18/11/2020 @ 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