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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 [...]

Deepening Understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives in the Classroom

23-05-2019 @ 9:00 am

23/05/2019 - 24/05/2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - This two-day workshop is designed for Year 7-10 English and HASS teachers who are interested in learning more about Indigenous Australia so they can embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives into their professional practice.   This workshop will provide you with opportunities to: Build your understanding and deepen your knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

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

24-05-2019 @ 8:45 am

24/05/2019 @ 8:45 am - 3:30 pm - Program   Venue: Eagles Function Centre, Oval Avenue, Woodville South 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 [...]

Eagles Function Centre

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 Educators’ 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 and [...]

Pulteney Grammar School

reSolve: Maths by Inquiry – Years 7 to 10 (Information Session)

04-06-2019 @ 4:00 pm

04/06/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - First Session According to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, teaching Mathematics well ensures success for all students in Mathematics and helps "students develop creativity, reasoning, and problem-solving skills that align with the goals of STEM programs". One resource that supports teachers to design and construct high impact maths learning experiences aligned to the [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

reSolve: Maths by Inquiry – Foundation to Year 6 (Information Session)

05-06-2019 @ 4:00 pm

05/06/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Session 2 According to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, teaching Mathematics well ensures success for all students in Mathematics and helps "students develop creativity, reasoning, and problem-solving skills that align with the goals of STEM programs". One resource that supports teachers to design and construct high impact maths learning experiences aligned to the [...]

Association of Independent Schools of SA

Update from SATAC: Q and A

06-06-2019 @ 4:00 pm

06/06/2019 @ 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 evolving landscape in tertiary pathways and the implications for schools and curriculum authorities to enable them to respond accordingly. [...]

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

Annual AISSA Leaders’ Dinner / AISSA AGM

13-06-2019 @ 5:30 pm

13/06/2019 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm - Leaders' Dinner (6:00 pm for 6:30 pm) at the National Wine Centre We are very pleased to have secured the Honourable Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer of South Australia, as the guest speaker at this year's Leaders' Dinner. The dinner is an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with others in South Australia who are passionate about [...]

National Wine Centre of Australia

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

Principal’s tour: Adelaide Botanic High School

20-06-2019 @ 9:30 am

20/06/2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am - The Principal of Adelaide Botanic High School extends an invitation to Independent School Principals to visit the only high-rise school in South Australia. The tour is strictly limited to a group of 15.  If you would like to be placed on a wait-list, please email Emily Metelmann metelmanne@ais.sa.edu.au.

Adelaide Botanic High School

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

Teacher Certification Workshop Series Semester 1 2019 (Workshop 3)

22-06-2019 @ 9:00 am

22/06/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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

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 School Leaders, RAP Coordinators, Boarding House supervisors and teachers involved in Aboriginal education. This Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program will be with the Yolgnu People of East Arnhem Land. This remote region of East Arnhem Land is one of the most remarkable places on earth, both culturally and geographically. 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 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: Association of Independent Schools of South Australia, 128 Greenhill Road, Unley 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 [...]

Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

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

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

Teacher Certification Workshop Series Semester 2 2019 (Workshop 2)

31-08-2019 @ 9:00 am

31/08/2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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

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

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 - 12:00 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