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Literacy

Upcoming events

    • 14 Feb 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Catholic Education Conference Centre, 116 George Street, Thebarton
    Registration is closed

    Network: Pedagogical Leadership for EAL Learners

    NETWORK FOCUS

    • Re-imagine EAL in schools - What does this mean for our EAL Students? What does this mean for leaders/teachers, school communities and the Catholic Education system?
    • Collectively support schools to implement strategic plans for accelerating English as an Additional Language learning; informed by key CESA documents
    • Support development of learning partnerships within the network and beyond in which participants learn with, from and on behalf of others, to generate new knowledge and inform system change
    • Build leadership capacity through a focus on developing social emotional intelligence, for working effectively with colleagues and leading professional learning 
    • Engage with research based learning about pedagogy and language that promotes high quality teaching and learning and builds a culture of high expectations for EAL learners

    Network members and their colleagues will have the opportunity to access specific professional learning: Scaffolding language and literacy within the curriculum (previously known as Reading to Learn). further information will be disseminated upon registration for the EAL Network.


    Click here for Further information

    NETWORK MEETING DATES:
    Term 1, Week 3 - Thursday 14 February, 9.00am - 4.00pm 
    Term 2, Week 3 - Tuesday 14 May, 9.00am - 4.00pm 
    Term 3, Week 8 - Wednesday 11 September, 9.00am - 4.00pm 
    Term 4, Week 5 - Wednesday 13 November, 9.00am - 4.00pm 

    Four additional days, to be advised, for Scaffolding Languages and Literacy within the Curriculum (R2L)

    Last day to register: Friday 14 December 2019                  

    AITSL NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR TEACHERS INCLUDE:
    Standard 5 - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
          5.1 Assess student learning
          5.4 Interpret student data
    Standard 6 - Engage in professional learning
          6.3 Engage with colleagues and improve practice

    INTENDED FOR:
    Educators with a school-wide responsibility for leading the implementation of a school improvement priority in EAL. At least two participants from a school are encouraged.

    Cost: no fee

    Catering: morning tea and lunch will be  provided

    FACILITATORS:
    Leading Learning Consultants


    For Further Information regarding registration:

    Chris Virgin
    chris.virgin@cesa.catholic.edu.au
     8301 6851

    • 20 Feb 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 11 Nov 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • BeacHouse, Colley Terrace, Glenelg
    Registration is closed

    Literacy and Numeracy R-9 Network


    Last day to register: Thursday 14 February 2019

    NETWORK FOCUS

    The Living Learning Leading Framework aspires for learners to be thriving people, capable learners, leaders for the world God desires. The Literacy and Numeracy R-9 network will support school leaders and teachers to build onto school based strategic plans, curriculum reform and innovation strategies to address local school needs and achieve improved outcomes in literacy and numeracy.

    This Network will focus on:

    • the process of leading improvement in schools
    • building the capacity of pedagogical leader(s) to lead professional learning in literacy and/or numeracy
    • exploring contemporary research and the implementation of evidence based strategies that positively impact on the teaching and learning of these core areas
    • building understanding of the general capabilities as a vehicle for adding depth and richness to learning
    For further information please click here 

    NETWORK MEETING TIMES
    Wednesday 20 February, 9.00am - 4.00pm
    Monday 08 April, 9.00am - 4.00pm
    Wednesday 29 May, 9.00am - 4.00pm
    Monday 01 July, 9.00am - 4.00pm
    Tuesday 20 August, 9.00am - 4.00pm
    Monday 23 September, 9.00am - 4.00pm
    Monday 11 November, 9.00am - 4.00pm

    Location: Venue to be confirmed closer to the dates                   

    AITSL NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR TEACHERS INCLUDE:
    Standard 5 - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
          5.1 Assess student learning
          5.4 Interpret student data
    Standard 6 - Engage in professional learning
          6.3 Engage with colleagues and improve practice

    INTENDED FOR:
    Educators with a school-wide responsibility for leading the implementation of a school improvement priority in literacy and/or numeracy. At least two participants from a school are encouraged. To ensure success of learning throughout the school, the Principal or the Principal's delegate will be required to attend nominated sessions.
    Network participants, including CEO consultants, will be co-researchers in order to learn with each other and from each other, as well as learning on behalf of CESA as a system. 

    Cost: no workshop fee

    Catering: morning tea and lunch will be  provided

    FACILITATOR:
    Leading Learning Consultants


    For Further Information regarding registration:

    Chris Virgin
    chris.virgin@cesa.catholic.edu.au
     8301 6851

    • 28 Feb 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 30 Oct 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Catholic Education Conference Centre, 116 George Street, Thebarton
    • 1
    Registration is closed

    First Years of School Literacy and Numeracy Network R-2

    Last Day to Register: Thursday 21 February 2019

    NETWORK FOCUS

    The purpose of this network is to:

    • build capacity of early career teachers in their pedagogical knowledge and understanding of Literacy and Numeracy in the first years of school, with the continued support of a more experienced school colleague.  Further information refer to this circular.

    The network aims to support participating teachers and schools to:

    • develop their pedagogical content knowledge of contemporary approaches to Literacy and Numeracy teaching in the first years of school (R-2)

    NETWORK MEETING TIMES

    Term, Week

    Date

    Time

    Venue

    Term 1, Week 5

    Thursday 28 February

    9.00 – 4.00

    Room 8

    Term 2, Week 2

    Wednesday 08 May

    9.00 – 4.00

    Room 6

    Term 3, Week 4

    Tuesday 13 August

    9.00 – 4.00

    Room 7

    Term 4, Week 3

    Wednesday 30 October

    9.00 – 4.00

    Room 6

            

    AITSL NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR TEACHERS INCLUDE:

    Standard 1 - Know students and how they learn
    Standard 2 - Know the content and how to teach it
    Standard 3 - Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
    Standard 4 - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
    Standard 6 - Engage in professional learning
    Standard 7 - Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/careers and the community

    INTENDED FOR:
    Early career teachers along with a more experienced teacher from their school. If it is not possible for an experienced teacher to attend, we encourage the early career teacher to attend.

    Cost: no workshop fee

    Catering: morning tea and lunch will be  provided

    FACILITATOR:
    Leading Learning Consultants


    For Further Information regarding registration:

    Chris Virgin
    chris.virgin@cesa.catholic.edu.au
     8301 6851

    • 12 Aug 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 19 Sep 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • Catholic Education Conference Centre, 116 George Street, Thebarton
    • 10
    Registration is closed

    EAL
    Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels 
    3 Day Workshop - Term 3, 2019

    Last Day to Register: Friday 26 July 2019

    COURSE DESCRIPTION
    The Language and Literacy Levels across the Australian Curriculum: EALD students is the tool used by teachers of EAL learners to assess and plan for their language and literacy development. The Levels provide detailed information about students' written and oral language development which can be used for assessment and programming purposes.

    COURSE INFORMATION
    Registration is for all 3 days; participants are required to attend all sessions

    Term, Week

    Date

    Time

    Venue

    Term 3, Week 4

    Monday 12 August

    9.00 – 3.30

    Room 6

    Term 3, Week 7

    Monday 02 September

    9.00 – 3.30

    Room 6

    Term 3, Week 9

    Thursday 19 September

    9.00 – 3.00

    Room 6


    Location:     Catholic Education Conference Centre,  116 George Street, Thebarton
                           
     
    AITSL NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR TEACHERS INCLUDE:
    Standard 5 - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
          5.1 Assess student learning
          5.3 Make consistent and comparable judgments
          5.4 Interpret student data
    Standard 6 - Engage in professional learning
          6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice
          6.3 Engage with colleagues and improve practice

    INTENDED FOR:
    This workshop is suitable for primary and secondary teachers who wish to learn how to use the Levels to assess oral and written language as an assessment for learning tool. 

    Maximum of 30 participants

    PROGRAM OUTLINE:

    • An introduction to the Language and Literacy Levels and links to the Australian Curriculum
    • Learn about the functional model of language at text, sentence and word level as described in the Language and Literacy Levels
    • Develop knowledge and skills for reliable and valid assessments of written and oral language
    • Build confidence to use the Levels to identify teaching and learning needs
    • Teaching strategies for explicitly teaching language (grammar)
    • Application to own student writing samples

    Cost: no workshop fee

    Catering: morning tea and lunch will be provided

    Facilitator: Leading Learning Consultants


    For Further Information regarding registration:

    Chris Virgin
    chris.virgin@cesa.catholic.edu.au

    or  8301 6851

Past events

24 Jul 2019 Composing Written Science Texts Years 7-10
05 Mar 2019 EAL - Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 3 Day Workshop - Term 1, 2019
21 Feb 2019 First Years of School Literacy Assessment
19 Mar 2018 Literacy Forum - Dr Misty Adoniou
13 Mar 2018 Teaching Phonics in Context - 2 day workshop (David Hornsby)
08 Mar 2018 EAL - Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 2 Day Workshop - Term 1, 2018
05 Mar 2018 Leading Literacy and Numeracy and Learning R-9
21 Feb 2018 Pedagogical Leadership for Improving Language and Literacy with a Focus on EAL Learners
19 Feb 2018 First Years of School Literacy Assessment Training
22 Nov 2017 The EAL Website and online professional learning resources 2017
22 Nov 2017 Composing Written Science Texts for Years 7-10
22 Nov 2017 The First Years of School Literacy Assessment Tool
31 Aug 2017 CESA Early Childhood Network 2017: Creativity with Digital Film and Animation
07 Aug 2017 Contemporary Approaches to Literacy Education
08 Jun 2017 CESA Early Childhood Network 2017: Creativity with Digital Storytelling
30 May 2017 CESA Supported Playgroups In Catholic Education (SPiCE) Workshop - Literacy in Playgroup
06 Apr 2017 Second Offering - Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning
30 Mar 2017 EAL - Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 2 Day Workshop - Term 1, 2017
27 Mar 2017 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning
09 Mar 2017 CESA Early Childhood Network 2017: Digital Literacies
06 Dec 2016 The Next Iteration of Schooling: A Conversation with Colleagues
08 Aug 2016 Contemporary Approaches to Literacy Education
14 Jun 2016 Connecting Quality Teaching Rounds to the Continuous Improvement Framework
04 Apr 2016 Early Years Literacy Network (R - 2)
01 Apr 2016 Culturally Responsive Pedagogies Roundtable
29 Feb 2016 EAL - Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 2 Day Workshop - Term 1, 2016
25 Feb 2016 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning
26 Nov 2015 #Yarning Up!: Spirituality & culture in the Arts with Ernie Dingo!
18 Aug 2015 EAL - A scaffolded approach to comprehending and composing science texts - series of 3 workshops
10 Aug 2015 Leading Literacy in Schools - Professional Learning Program for Literacy Leaders 2015/16
05 Aug 2015 Expression of Interest in NAPLAN Online Development Trials, Aug - Sep 2015
24 Jul 2015 Reading Recovery KLT & EAL Forum 2015
12 Jun 2015 Professor Erica McWilliam and Professor Peter Taylor: The Role of Lead Learners at the Centre of a Re-professionalising Process for Personally Significant Learning
20 May 2015 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning - Course C
04 May 2015 Contemporary Approaches to Literacy Education
01 May 2015 EAL - How Language Works: Success in Literacy and Learning 2015
31 Mar 2015 Australian Curriculum: SACE English Consultation
23 Mar 2015 Using Instructional Rounds to support improvement in Literacy and Student Learning
16 Mar 2015 EAL - Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 2 Day Workshop - Term 1
11 Feb 2015 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning - Course B
10 Feb 2015 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning - Course A
05 Nov 2014 Teaching Struggling Readers in the Classroom: Analysing Reading Behaviours via Running Records
29 Oct 2014 EAL - Literacy for Learning Course
27 Oct 2014 Teaching Struggling Readers in the Classroom: Analysing Reading Behaviours via Running Records
23 Sep 2014 CANCELLED - EAL - Designing Learning using Composing Written Texts Across the Australian Curriculum F-6
04 Aug 2014 Principals as Learning Leaders in Literacy
31 Jul 2014 EAL - How Language Works: Success in Literacy and Learning 2014 - CANCELLED
25 Jul 2014 KLT/Reading Recovery Writing Forum with Dr Noella Mackenzie
20 Jun 2014 EAL - Designing Learning using Composing Written Texts Across the Australian Curriculum F-6
21 May 2014 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning - Course C
01 May 2014 EAL - Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 2 Day Workshop - Term 2
28 Feb 2014 Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Literacy (formerly Teachers into Literacy)
26 Feb 2014 EAL - Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 2 Day Workshop
26 Feb 2014 Using Instructional Rounds to support improvement in Literacy and Student Learning
14 Feb 2014 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning - Course B
11 Feb 2014 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning - Course A
25 Nov 2013 Languages - The Draft Australian Curriculum - Spanish: Integrating it in the School Curriculum
21 Nov 2013 Languages - Leading the Change with the Australian Curriculum - Languages Teachers F-12
05 Nov 2013 Secondary Assessment for Learning and Literacy Initiatives (SALLI) Professional Rounds
29 Oct 2013 EAL - Language for Writing Successfully in Secondary School
02 Sep 2013 EAL - Repeated Workshop - New Date -Language and Literacy Levels: Familiarisation Day
29 Aug 2013 Secondary Assessment for Learning and Literacy Initiatives (SALLI) Professional Rounds
05 Aug 2013 Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Literacy (formerly Teachers into Literacy)
26 Jul 2013 EAL - Repeated Workshop - New Dates - Assessment for Learning using the Language and Literacy Levels
25 Jul 2013 Australian Curriculum: English - Teaching Grammar and the Language Strand
27 May 2013 EAL - 2013 - Stage 2 ESL and ESL Studies Clarifying and Confirming Session
13 May 2013 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Professional Learning - Term 2
10 Apr 2013 EAL - Language and Literacy Levels: Familiarisation Day
27 Mar 2013 Learning to use Written Language in the Early Years of School
08 Mar 2013 EAL - Assessment for Learning using the Language and Literacy Levels
01 Mar 2013 Key Literacy Teacher Day - 'Putting Faces on the Data: What Great Leaders Do!'
01 Mar 2013 Workshop for Principals - 'Putting Faces on the Data: What Great Leaders Do!'
15 Aug 2012 Learning to use Written Language in the Early Years of School
08 Aug 2012 Secondary English: using and evaluating performance indicators
19 Jul 2012 First Steps Viewing
01 Jun 2012 Secondary Literacy Network
02 May 2012 Australian Curriculum: PRIMARY English Orientation Workshop
30 Apr 2012 Early Years Numeracy and Literacy
27 Apr 2012 Teaching Grammar and the Language Strand of Australian Curriculum English
27 Mar 2012 Early Years Assessment (Literacy) Refresher Course
23 Mar 2012 Australian Curriculum: SECONDARY English Orientation Workshop
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