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An introduction to neurodiversity and neurodivergence

An explanation of the concept of neurodiversity as a strengths-based approach to learning differences, and an introduction to some of the different forms of neurodiversity.

A strengths-based approach to teaching neurodiverse learners

A set of strategies to help teachers support neurodiverse learners by building on their strengths while addressing their learning needs.

Sensory processing differences in the classroom

An introduction to understanding sensory processes differences and the impact they may have in classrooms and schools.

An introduction to Developmental Coordination Disorder

How to support students with Developmental Coordination Disorder in schools and classrooms.

An introduction to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

How fetal alcohol spectrum disorder affects children and young people, and the implications it has for students at school and in life.

Sample safety or de-escalation plan

An example of a de-escalation plan designed to support students to emotionally self-regulate at school.

Understanding and supporting emotional self-regulation at school

Understanding and supporting emotional self-regulation at school: Why some students may find it difficult to regulate their emotions at school, and what to do to support them.

An introduction to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

How OCD affects students, and what schools can do to provide support.

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.

Developmental dyscalculia

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

Strategies for supporting students with FASD

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


Using assessment to create an education system that learns

Renowned assessment expert Michael Absolum (ONZM) explores 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

Social justice and children’s rights

Professor Beth Blue Swadener and Dr Lacey Peters will explore how teachers can meaningfully engage with children’s voices, perspectives and experiences and incorporate a social justice approach into their teaching practice

Improving writing instruction across primary and secondary school

Teacher Jeanette Breen discusses what is most important for students to learn in their writing journey from Primary to Secondary

Creating a culture of inclusion in early childhood settings

Dr Kate McAnelly shares her research into disability and inclusion, and how early childhood centres can create a culture of inclusion that supports the wellbeing, learning, and engagement of all children

The effective design of early childhood spaces

Multi-award-winning architect Phil Smith and hugely experienced ECE leader Jacqui Lees will explore ways that teachers can use the language of space to promote and encourage learning, creativity, movement, exploration, and social emotional wellbeing

Understanding Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

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


Visual Arts infographic

How children use visual arts and how teachers can help.

The neurodiversity paradigm

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

Creativity infographic

Creativity in education and how teachers can support it

Bullying infographic

Key principles for preventing and responding to bullying

Principles of assessment infographic

High-quality assessment and how it supports learning

Instructional coaching infographic

The key elements of instructional coaching at a glance


Key ideas for supporting students with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Insights from our webinar with Kim Milne from FASD-CAN.

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.

Removing barriers to success for neurodivergent students

Dr Chiara Horlin offeres practical ways that teachers and schools can help to ameliorate these challenges and support neurodivergent students to celebrate and use their strengths in the classroom.
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