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Writing and neurodivergence

Understanding some of the common challenges with writing that neurodivergent students may experience.

Mental health and wellbeing for neurodivergent students

Understanding the additional mental health needs of neurodivergent students.

Understanding mental health and wellbeing in upper secondary school students

A closer look at the specific mental health and wellbeing needs of students in their upper teens.

Developmental dyscalculia

An introduction to dyscalculia, a cognitive difference that affects students' ability to understand and work with quantities and numbers.

The neurodiversity paradigm

How can you adopt a strengths-based approach to help neurodiverse students succeed in your classroom?

Strategies for supporting students with FASD

A set of approaches and strategies for promoting the wellbeing and achievement of students with FASD at school.

Webinars

Building resilience to support teacher wellbeing

COMING UP: 7.30PM TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27
Dr Sarah Ferguson will share her extensive knowledge about how to promote workplace wellbeing, including providing educators with tools and strategies that help them to build their resilience and improve their wellbeing.

Supporting student mental health and wellbeing

COMING UP: 7.30PM TUESDAY MARCH 5
Dr Jess Stubbings shares her expertise as both a researcher and Clinical Psychologist to help teachers and schools know how they can best support student mental health and wellbeing

Understanding Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

COMING UP: 7.30PM THURSDAY MARCH 14
Kim Milne (principal advisor at FASD-CAN) discusses what FASD is, how it affects children and adolescents and what teachers and schools can do to support students with FASD

Improving writing instruction across primary and secondary school

COMING UP: 7.30PM TUESDAY MARCH 26
Teacher Jeanette Breen discusses what is most important for students to learn in their writing journey from Primary to Secondary

Using assessment to create an education system that learns

COMING UP: 7.30PM TUESDAY APRIL 9
Renowned assessment expert Michael Absolum (ONZM) will explore the central role assessment should play in driving learning throughout the education system and how schools and teachers can adopt these ideas into their practice

Teaching and leading to the North-East

COMING UP: 7.30PM TUESDAY MAY 7
Professor Russell Bishop discusses his research into how leaders and teachers can structure their practice to create quality and equitable learning for ākonga Māori and other marginalised students.

Snapshots

Understanding the capabilities and limitations of generative AI

Insights from the webinar with Mandy Henk and Sarah Bickerton on generative AI and its role in the classroom.

The value of educational tests

Key ideas from the webinar with Professor Gavin Brown on how teachers can use tests to inform teaching and learning.

The importance of a knowledge-rich curriculum; a presentation by Christine Counsell

Why a knowledge-rich curriculum is essential for all students.

Key challenges for neurodivergent students in school settings and how to help

Insights from the webinar with Emily McDougal on supporting neurodivergent students in schools and classrooms.

One student’s experience of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A firsthand account of how undiagnosed OCD profoundly affected one student's experiences at school.

Using dialogic approaches to deepen and extend students’ thinking and learning

Key insights from our webinar with Jacinta Olderhaver exploring dialogic approaches to teaching and learning.

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