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June 2018

Child-safe Environments Training (Full-day)

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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$99

A full-day program re mandated notification and our community response to child abuse and neglect. Under the Children’s Protection Act 1993 certain individuals are required by law to notify the Department for Child Protection if they suspect on reasonable grounds that a child has been or is being abused or neglected. This is called mandated notification. This obligation arises when a mandated notifier forms this suspicion in the course of their work (whether paid or voluntary) or in carrying out…

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Child-safe Environments Training (2 hr)

June 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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$44

 A 2-hour training course on current child protection requirements in South Australia for those working as coaches and instructors within an educational or sports setting.   Section 11 of the Children’s Protection Act 1993 establishes that the following persons are mandated notifiers: any person who is an employee or, or volunteer in, a government or non-government organisation that provides health, welfare, education, sporting or recreational, child care or residential services wholly or partly for children, being a person who - is…

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August 2018

STEAM, construction, coding and the Digital Technologies Curriculum and your Classroom.

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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$198

STEAM is an integrated curriculum approach that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics to inspire, learn and share with others. Teachers everywhere are realising its potential for making cross curricula links and equipping their students with important digital learning skills. This STEAM, construction, coding workshop will deepen your experience, understanding and resources to become an even more COMPETENT and CONFIDENT facilitator with your class and for your school! You’ll learn how to: Develop your students' skills in creativity, communication,…

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Re-listening and re-launching: involving children in documenting and communicating their learning (children 2-6 years)

August 20 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hartley Institute, 54 Capper Street
Kent Town , South Australia Australia
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$77

 An interactive workshop about children’s agency and ownership . Closely aligned with any pedagogy for teaching and learning in the early years is the documentation that informs future learning experiences. The strategies of re-listening and re-launching will be explored with examples showing how children can be involved in viewing and analyzing documentation in order to decide upon the next steps. Reflecting on children’s participation in documenting and communicating their own learning, educators will re-examine the purpose and audience for documentation…

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Unleashing Creativity in the classroom

August 27 @ 9:00 am - November 21 @ 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 @ 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 @ 9:00 am - September 5 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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