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Hosts can show themselves speaking through the use of their webcams, switch to their computer screen for slideshows or demonstrations and even invite guests from other locations to co-host the webinar with them.

Webinar platforms also offer interactive features that the audience can use to ask questions and chat with host. Many people who host webinars include Q&A sessions at the end to answer questions about the content from the presentation

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The suite of courses

The following catalogue of 20 courses are COMPLETELY FREE and they have been divided into months to assist your browsing. 

Please scroll through the catalogue and register for the courses that you are interested in attending. Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email that will outline the process for attending the live webinar as well as a link to save the event into your personal calendar so you can remember to come along to the session you have booked for. 

Once you have completed the course, please remember to come back to this website and apply for your certificate as evidence for your professional development requirements. 

Courses from March:

 
SETLN2029: Talking to students about colonisation

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

There has been a vigorous debate around Australia Day and what this means with regards to Australian identity. In this session the presenter will explore the concept of colonisation in Australia and the impact that has had on who we are as a nation. The presenter will discuss the key concepts behind colonisation and explore ways in which you can discuss and address this with the students/children in your group. 

2.2.2 – Content selection and organisation

2.4.2 – Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

SETLN2023: Student voice and agency: building teacher and student connections

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Contemporary schools and early childhood services encourage students and children to share their voice. The research demonstrates that enabling student voice creates better connections with teachers and adults, and can strengthen and support student learning outcomes. This session will explore strategies to promote student voice that strengthen the teacher and student/child relationship. The session will also outline techniques to use student agency to give students control over their own learning, creating independent and self-regulating learners. 

2.1.2 – Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area

4.1.2 – Support student participation

Courses from May:


SETLN2035: Trauma-aware teaching – the Berry Street Education Model

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Trauma can play a major role in changing the ways in which students engage with learning, their peers and their teachers.  With an increase in the number of students in our classrooms experiencing trauma, it is important that teachers have the knowledge and skills to support these students/children and to respond to their learning needs. Berry Street Education have developed a model to support education communities to develop trauma-aware teaching practices. In this session, the presenter will explore the model and discuss its application for teachers. The content of this session builds on TLN Journal Vol. 26 No. 2 Trauma Aware Teaching.

1.5.2 – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

4.3.2 – Manage challenging behaviour


SETLN2027: Students with additional learning needs – understanding dyslexia

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Students and children with dyslexia are members of almost every group of students/children. As a teacher it is helpful to understand the characteristics of dyslexia and how it manifests in the classroom or the group. This session will unpack the condition of dyslexia. This session will also directly link to SETLN2026 which will explore ways to engage students with dyslexia.

1.1.2 – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

1.2.2 – Understand how students learn


SETLN2028:
EAL/D in the mainstream – strategies for success

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Students with English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) are now part of the fabric of most classes. In this session the presenter will explore teaching strategies that have been successful with students across all levels in the education community.  This session is for teachers who have no formal training in working with EAL students.

1.1.2 – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

1.2.2 – Understand how students learn


SETLN2036:
Trauma aware teaching at our school – a panel discussion

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Trauma-aware teaching is growing across the education community. Teachers are increasingly aware that there are new approaches being developed to identify and support students who have experienced trauma. In this session, TLN has gathered together  teachers who have implemented trauma-aware teaching in their workplace. The panellists will discuss the challenges and rewards that have come with educating teachers and staff about these new practices. The content of this session builds on TLN Journal Vol. 26 No. 2 Trauma Aware Teaching.

4.3.2 – Manage challenging behaviour

1.5.2 – Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities


SETLN2021:
Students with additional learning needs – understanding ASD 

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

ASD or Autism Spectrum Disorder is a condition experienced by many students and adults in the education community. In this session, the presenter will focus on understanding the condition of ASD; what are some typical characteristics of a person with ASD and how do they manifest themselves in social situations such as schools or early childhood services? The session will explore strategies that you can implement that promote productive working and learning relationships with those who experience ASD. If you are teaching students with ASD in your school or early childhood service you should also consider the partner session SETLN2022

1.1.2 – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

1.2.2 – Understand how students learn


SETLN2039:
Understanding online bullying and bystander behaviour

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Students regularly interact on a variety of social media platforms. Bullying has once again reared its ugly head in the form of cyber bullying. Recent campaigns have started to address the concept of “by standing” behaviour when associated with bullying, but what does this all mean for the students in my class? In this course we will explore cyberbullying and discuss a variety of ways in which students are engaging and experiencing bullying. We will also address the concept of “by standing” and how this can affect the social and educational environment for the students in our classrooms. 

4.3.2 – Manage challenging behaviour

4.4.2 – Maintain student safety


SETLN2024:
Students with additional learning needs – understanding ADHD

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Students and children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are members of almost every group of students/children. As a teacher it is helpful to understand the characteristics of ADHD  and how it manifests in the classroom or the group. This session will unpack the condition of ADHD. This course will also directly link to SETLN2025 which will explore ways to engage students with ADHD.

1.1.2 – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

1.2.2 – Understand how students learn

Courses from June:


SETLN2040:
Bullying prevention in the learning space

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Bullying is an issue that many students face, and while it often occurs outside of the classroom, it frequently finds its way into our learning space which can affect the ways in which students interact in the learning environment. This session will explore different techniques to identify and deal with bullying in the learning space and strategies to prevent this behaviour from affecting student learning. 

4.3.2 – Manage challenging behaviour

4.4.2 – Maintain student safety


SETLN2031:
Using NAIDOC themes for curriculum planning.

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

The aboriginal people have been custodians of this land for over 50,000 years and have a strong ongoing presence in the community. This presence is celebrated by the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee or NAIDOC week, and this celebration can be used to create explicit links between what the week stands for and the curriculum that you plan and deliver in your learning spaces. In this course, the presenter will explore techniques and strategies to form strong bonds between your classroom and NAIDOC week celebrations and show you how you can integrate this important celebration into your classroom. 

2.2.2 – Content selection and organisation

2.4.2 – Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians


SETLN2030:
Teaching EAL/D students through play-based pedagogy

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Students with English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) requirements can have trouble connecting to the learning as well as other students in their class. However, using a play-based pedagogy the language barriers can be dropped and students of all backgrounds can become immersed in the learning that is happening in the classroom. In this session, the presenter will explore techniques that teachers can use to immerse the EAL/D students in the classroom and to enhance their connectivity to the learning and their fellow students. 

1.4.2 – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

1.5.2 – Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities


SETLN2032:
Including and developing knowledge of Aboriginal perspectives in daily practice.

The On-Demand recording of this course can now be accessed through your TLN Member Portal.

Incorporating aboriginal perspectives into the curriculum can be daunting for many teachers. It is particularly hard to know where to start especially for those who don’t feel they have a lot of knowledge and confidence to speak with authority. This session will explore and develop knowledge in a way that encourages everyone to be creative and have a go and will also identify networks that can be accessed to draw on expertise and resources that are readily available.

2.2.2 – Content selection and organisation

2.4.2 – Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

Courses in July:


SETLN2022:
Students with additional learning needs – engaging students with ASD

Date: 28 July 2020
Time: 6.30pm
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: FREE

Students who experience the condition of ASD, or Autism Spectrum Disorder, have specific learning needs. As a teacher it is important that you have a wide range of strategies to meet the learning needs of students and children who experience this condition. For example, one of the key characteristics of students with ASD or Autism Spectrum Disorder is a focus on fixed interests. This can manifest as an intense focus on a narrow topic and can be used by teachers to engage students with ASD in the learning that is happening in the classroom. In this session the presenter will explore strategies that can assist students with ASD to successfully achieve their learning goals in your learning space. This course will also directly relate to SETLN2025

1.1.2 – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

1.5.2 – Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities

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SETLN2025:
Students with additional learning needs – engaging students with ADHD

Date: 28 July 2020
Time: 8.00pm
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: FREE

Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can struggle to engage with the learning that is happening in the classroom or group. Teachers need time and the opportunity to learn how to meet the learning needs of students with ADHD. This session will explore ways in which you can engage students with ADHD in your environment while still catering for the learning needs of all students. The course will build on the knowledge in an earlier course on understanding ADHD SETLN2024

1.2.2 – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

1.5.2 – Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities

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Courses in August:


SETLN2033:
Using the Uluru statement ‘from the heart’ in your classroom

Date: 11 August 2020
Time: 5.00pm
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: FREE

In 2017, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders gathered at Uluru on the lands of the Anangu people. Their deliberations led to the Uluru Statement from the Heart which called for a ‘First Nations Voice’ in the Australian Constitution and a ‘Makarrata Commission’ between governments and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Teachers across Australia can play an important role in leading students and children toward understanding the Uluru Statement. This session aims to increase your knowledge of the Statement and suggest ways that you can incorporate the ideas from the Statement into your teaching. The session will also provide an insight into the Imagination Declaration 2019 that was developed by the Youth Representative Council at the 2019 Garma Festival.

2.2.2 – Content selection and organisation

2.4.2 – Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

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Apply for a certificate:


SETLN2037:
Mental Health – supporting students with anxiety and depression

Date: 11 August 2020
Time: 6.00pm
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: FREE

There is an alarming increase in numbers of students who are suffering from anxiety and depression in today’s classrooms, and these issues often prevent them from engaging in the learning or achieving their potential. These barriers can be frustrating for the teacher and the student and can often lead to the student removing themselves further from the school community. In this course we will explore techniques that you can use when you are working with students who suffer from anxiety and depression, helping you to reengage the students while they deal with their condition.  

4.3.2 – Manage challenging behaviour

1.5.2 – Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities

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STLN2026:
Students with additional learning needs – engaging students with dyslexia

Date: 11 August 2020
Time: 6.30pm
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: FREE

For students with dyslexia many simple literacy tasks are beyond their comprehension. However, teachers can create a learning environment and use instructional practices that maximise the learning outcomes for all students, those with and without dyslexia.  This session will focus on techniques that you can use to increase the engagement of students with dyslexia. The course will build on the knowledge in an earlier course on understanding dyslexia SETLN2027

1.2.2 – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students

1.5.2 – Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities

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Courses in September:


SETLN2034:
Understanding Treaty within the education community

Date: 8 September 2020
Time: 5.00pm
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: FREE

Working towards Treaty is a major undertaking for society and has implications for how we operate within the education community in a tolerant, understanding and informed way. This session will explore what the Victorian assembly is, what the inaugural plan is and how this can be incorporated into planning documentation to ensure there are explicit links to education within the learning environment. 

2.2.2 – Content selection and organisation

2.4.2 – Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

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SETLN2038:
Mental Health First Aid – identification and first response

Date: 8 September 2020
Time: 8.00pm
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: FREE

With the increase in mental health disorders in society it can be tricky to understand the various issues that people are facing and how to deal with episodes when they occur. In this session we will unpack and explore a variety of different mental health disorders that you may face within a school environment and discuss appropriate guidelines as to how you can deal with a variety of situations as a first responder.

4.3.2 – Manage challenging behaviour

4.4.2 – Maintain student safety

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