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August 2018

Unleashing Creativity in the classroom

August 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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$660

A three-day program with Kelvin Sparks, designed to help teachers and school leaders develop a culture of promoting creativity within their schools. (A 2-day workshop followed up by a 1-day workshop) There is widespread agreement in political, business and scientific circles that the problems facing us in an uncertain future will need greater numbers of creative problem solvers, while an increasingly specialised marketplace will need greater numbers of creative entrepreneurs. Sir Ken Robinson has called for schools to take a greater…

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Microsoft Excel Intermediate

August 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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$220

A full-day workshop with Nicholas Jankovic for those who wish to learn correct spreadsheet procedures, develop powerful skills and learn time-saving techniques. Excel Intermediate/Advanced is an ideal course for people who currently use Excel and wish to increase their skills to beyond that of most corporate workers.  The subjects covered in this course are ideal for standing out amongst your colleagues as a talented Excel user without entering the advanced skills of Excel Advanced. Subjects covered in this course include:…

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September 2018

Where is the ‘Sweet Spot’ in Mathematics Instruction?

September 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - September 5, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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$440

A two-day program with Kelvin Sparks, designed to help teachers and school leaders develop an understanding of what the latest brain research means for teaching and learning mathematics. A recent McKinsey analysis of the 2016 PISA data on Science learning concluded that a blend of teacher-directed and inquiry-based instruction achieved the best learning outcomes.  McKinsey called this the ‘sweet spot’. So, where is the sweet spot in teaching and learning Mathematics?  This workshop explores the conceptual nature of mathematics and…

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October 2018

Adobe InDesign made simple

October 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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$220

A full-day workshop with Nicholas Jankovic for those who wish to develop a solid understanding of working with InDesign. This course provides a strong grounding in the concepts of using InDesign as well as basic design principles, so that you can create professional and attractive documents with InDesign. This is a hands on workshop in which you will become comfortable with many of the features of InDesign. By the end of this course, you will be productive with InDesign even…

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An introduction to Cognitive Load Theory and its implications for the classroom

October 25, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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Free

Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) emerged from the work of Australian educational psychologist John Sweller and his colleagues in the late 1980s. In essence, the theory posits that if we accept that working memory has limitations, then the manner in which instructional information is presented has the potential to overload the working memory and reduce the capacity to learn. This session will explain CLT in layman’s terms and present some of the data that we now have about how the way we commonly…

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November 2018

Practical Digital Technology

November 8, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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Free

A 90-minute program providing participants the opportunity to learn how to use revolutionary wireless technology to control systems.  Many microprocessors currently used in schools need to be connected via USB in order to be programmed. Tablet devices that have no USB port cannot be used to program these microprocessors. Developed in South Australia, the STEMSEL WiFi Control uses a revolutionary wireless technology to allow programming from any device with wireless capability. This workshop will show teachers how, using the STEMSEL…

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May 2019

Organisation with Microsoft Outlook for Mac

May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
Free

A one-hour workshop for those who wish to become more familiar with managing emails and tasks in Outlook for Mac, and learn time-saving techniques. Organisation with Outlook is for those comfortable with Outlook’s basic functionality such as sending emails and creating tasks and calendar appointments. This course will explain the use of Outlook features and demonstrate techniques to help you better manage the demands on your time. Techniques presented in this session might differ to those required if using Outlook…

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June 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid

June 26 @ 9:00 am - June 27 @ 4:30 pm
Prince Alfred College, Dequetteville Terrace
Kent Town, South Australia 5071 Australia
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$242

About 1 in 4 young Australians experience a common mental illness each year.   Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided. Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training will teach you practical skills to support an adolescent with a mental health problem.…

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August 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid

August 7 @ 8:30 am - August 8 @ 4:30 pm
Prince Alfred College, Dequetteville Terrace
Kent Town, South Australia 5071 Australia
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$242

About 1 in 4 young Australians experience a common mental illness each year.   Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided. Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training will teach you practical skills to support an adolescent with a mental health problem. …

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September 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid

September 11 @ 8:30 am - September 18 @ 4:30 pm
Prince Alfred College, Dequetteville Terrace
Kent Town, South Australia 5071 Australia
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$242

About 1 in 4 young Australians experience a common mental illness each year.   Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided. Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training will teach you practical skills to support an adolescent with a mental health problem.…

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