Professional Development Network

Leadership Breakfast with Chris Rider and Jacqui Wilton, Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority
02 Jun

Leadership Breakfast with Chris Rider and Jacqui Wilton, Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Chris Rider will present on his role as CEO of the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) and share his learnings on leading through a generational change.
Following this, Jacqui Wilton, Director of the Curriculum Services Division of the QCAA, will share her reflections on what the work is going forward for all schools.
There will be time at the end of the discussion for an open Q&A.
PDN Live Webinar: Supporting Twice-Exceptional Learners at School
19 May

PDN Live Webinar: Supporting Twice-Exceptional Learners at School

​In this session, Dr Michelle Ronksley-Pavia will provide an overview of some pedagogical approaches and strategies for supporting twice-exceptional learners at school. Michelle will outline suitable approaches for instructional differentiation, moving beyond Bloom's Taxonomy, to begin to support twice-exceptional learners through the application of different curriculum support models.
PDN Live Webinar:  An Introduction to Twice-Exceptionality - Gifted Students with Disabilities
12 May

PDN Live Webinar: An Introduction to Twice-Exceptionality - Gifted Students with Disabilities

In this informative session, Michelle will unpack the concept of twice-exceptionality and how this may show up in a child's educational environment; illustrating this from her vast experience and research with young people. In this session, participants will be engaged in exploring an introduction to what twice exceptionality is and how this may manifest in the classroom.
Educational Leaders Workshop: Developing a Positive School Identity
24 Mar

Educational Leaders Workshop: Developing a Positive School Identity

Andrew Peach, Executive Principal, Marsden SHS, will outline the approach he has taken to building the positive perception of his shcool within and beyond his school community. Participants can expect to learn about the use of clear purpose, vision and values statements, and how they can be incorporated into daily school life in your own setting.
GU/PDN Leadership Breakfast celebrating International Women's Day
10 Mar

GU/PDN Leadership Breakfast celebrating International Women's Day

Gabrielle will speak about her experience as a female leader, her important work with ACECQA and learnings in her time as Deputy Director-General, Early Childhood Community Engagement, DoE.
There will also be a discussion hosted by Adjunct Professor Bev Flückiger, Griffith University