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Please join us for the launch of Social and Emotional Learning in Australia and the Asia-Pacific : Perspectives, programs and approaches co-edited Associate Professor Erica Frydenberg, Melbourne Graduate School of Education. The book will be launched by Laureate Professor John Hattie, Director, Melbourne Education Research Institute, Melbourne Graduate School of
VCE Teacher Professional Development Courses
The Faculty of Arts is offering a number of short professional development courses for teachers of VCE French, Ancient History and Literature. Taught on-campus during March in the stunning new Arts West building, the majority of workshops are held out of school hours, and are delivered by eminent University of
University of Melbourne Network of Schools community event with James Nottingham
The University of Melbourne Network of Schools (UMNOS) is a partnership designed to bring together schools who work to collectively impact on improving learning outcomes and experiences of students, through a structured program that focuses on teaching and learning and to inform, build and use the evidence base of the
Assembling citizenship: Teenage pregnancy, sexualities education and the becoming-citizen
Youth Research Centre Seminar Series 2018 Presented by Professor Nick J. Fox, University of Sheffield This event explores the micropolitical production and reproduction of citizens and citizenship from within a new materialist, relational framework. Citizenship should be seen not a state or status to be acquired, lost or refused, but
Creating an emotion revolution: From schools to workplaces to society
Professor Marc A. BrackettMarc Brackett, Ph.D., is founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University. His research focuses on: the role of EI in learning, decision making, creativity, relationships, and health, and the impact of EI training on student and educator effectiveness and school climate. He has published 125 scholarly articles and is lead developer of RULER, an evidence-based approach to SEL that has been adopted by over 2,000 schools across the United States and in other countries. Marc also consults with Facebook and Google on integrating EI into product design.
Launch of Education in the Arts book
Grounded in theory, research, and teaching practice, Education in the Arts focusses on reflective and mindful practice in arts education. This edition includes a new Part Four – Arts and Community, and new case studies across the book. The book is edited by: Christine Sinclair, Head of Drama Education, Melbourne
Melbourne Accelerator Program application workshop
The Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) is seeking its next cohort of entrepreneurs. The goal is to support entrepreneurs and accelerate the growth of world-class companies. The MAP startup accelerator provides funding, mentorship and support to a group of founders through a competitive application process. Applications for the 2018 Accelerator Program
Focus on Language Conference: Challenging Language Learning and Language Teaching in Peace and Global Education: From Principles to Practices
Changes which have been taking place in political, technological, social and economic realities since the early 21st century have led to more relationships between people of different nations. The educational changes which result from different policy decisions situated in diverse settings have also had an impact on Language Learning and
No fixed address - Contemporary Indigenous Music (Performance and discussion)
Arts Ed Colloquium Series 2018 Contemporary Indigenous Music (Performance and discussion) ... all young Australians will be given the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, their significance for Australia and the impact these have had, and continue to have,
How do teachers resist policy they disagree with? An English research project examines troubling compliance: discomforts, oppositions, refusals and resistance in schools
Professor Meg MaguireProfessor of Sociology of Education King's College London, UK Professor Maguire's research is in the sociology of education, urban education and policy. Meg has a long-standing interest in the lives of teachers and has explored issues of class, race, gender and age in teachers' social and professional worlds. Meg has conducted ESRC-funded research into the experiences of minority ethnic trainee teachers, post-compulsory transitions and multi-agency policy in challenging school exclusion in urban primary schools.
Positive Education Schools Association National Conference
Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) is Australia’s national peak, non-for-profit body in the field of Positive Education. The 4th annual PESA National Conference will feature a keynote by Martin Seligman, Director of the Penn Positive Psychology Center, Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology in the Penn Department of Psychology, and Director
Melbourne Evaluation College
The Centre for Program Evaluation will host the inaugural University of Melbourne Evaluation College: five days of professional development workshops for all levels. At the college, alumni, practicing evaluators, and those new to evaluation can increase their knowledge of evaluation theory and learn practical skills from local and international experts.
A trans disciplinary, research symposium focusing on innovative learning environments in schools and higher education. Transitions 2017 opened the door to an international conversation about realizing the potential of innovative learning spaces. TRANSITIONS 18 will explore: What are teachers doing (well) when transitioning from traditional classrooms to innovative learning environments?
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