Presentations

Our thanks to the presenters for providing their knowledge, resources and expertise.

Session are added here as they become available.

PowerPoint presentations have been converted to PDF however some file sizes are still very large.

'Triangular practice - educating for the head, hands and heart'

Adam Whitbread – VCAL Manager at the VCAA

Slides as PDF

'Protecting Youth & Their Future: Identifying knowledge gaps of VCAL educators'

Rod Sheehan – Principal at Peter Lalor Vocational College

A1 Rock money – Don't let it rock you!!More

Shane O'Connor, Financial Literacy Manager, VCAA.

Presentation

A2 Creating positive change in traditional cultureMore

Debra Hutchinson and Albie Govan, Ballarat High School

Presentation

A3 When We Remember Veterans Film Project and Memorial GardenMore

Nicole Scott, Secondary Teacher - VCAL and Humanities, Alkira Secondary College

Presentation

A6 Working towards work in VCALMore

Narelle Bean, VCAL/VETis Educational Leader, Manor Lakes P-12 College

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A7 Outside The BoxMore

Carmen Daldry, VCAL and VETiS Teacher, ECG College.

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A9 Community partnerships; Collaboration for student successMore

Lorenne Clarke, VCAL curriculum leader, Copperfield College, Mary Chiodo Copperfield College, campus principal, Copperfield College

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B1 Partner Up! Youth-driven community improvementMore

Katherine Fay, Education Officer, Victorian Electoral Commission

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B2 Simple Activities That Develop the 4 x CsMore

Mark Collard, Experiential Trainer, playmeo. VALA has a group membership with playmeo, available to members via the Resources section

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B3 Fun and games – helping engage all students in maths and numeracyMore

Dave Tout, Manager of Vocational, Adult and Workplace Education services and Senior Research Fellow, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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B6 Measuring EngagementMore

Anton van Maanen NETschool Facilitator NETschool Bendigo

Presentation (via Prezi)

Centre based engagment rubric

Progression based engagment rubric

Narrative exampler

All VCAL

B7 Six Goals to Change the World: mindful colouring activityMore

Kate Phillips Schools Program Coordinator, Oxfam Australia

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B8 WRS – Planning, Resources & IdeasMore

Ann Baxter, Consultant at Educational Special Projects and VCAL teacher

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B9 Understanding and Supporting Students with SLD/DyslexiaMore

Deborah Zang, Director, SLD Network

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B10 Giving them the facts - the safest betMore

Sally Gissing, Prevention Programs Educator, Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

Presentation via Prezi

C1 Surviving the Zombie ApocalypseMore

Nicole Roberts, VCAL Teacher, ECG College

ECG brochure

Zombie Kill Data

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse All Levels

Orienteering with Zombies Worksheet

C3 Wheelz in MotionMore

Cathy Vescio-Dibella, Program Coordinator, Wheelz In Motion

Presentation (movie wmv format)

C9 Schools on Air: Media skills and community connectionsMore

Campbell McNolty, Education & Training Manager, SYN Media

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D1 Surviving the Zombie ApocalypseMore

Nicole Roberts, VCAL Teacher, ECG College

ECG brochure

Zombie Kill Data

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse All Levels

Orienteering with Zombies Worksheet

D2 Rock money – Don't let it rock you!!More

Shane O'Connor, Financial Literacy Manager, VCAA.

Presentation

D5 Working towards work in VCALMore

Narelle Bean, VCAL/VETis Educational Leader, Manor Lakes P-12 College

Presentation

D6 Experiential Learning is Not Just Doing ActivitiesMore

Mark Collard, Experiential Trainer, playmeo.

Presentation

D7 Fun and games – helping engage all students in maths and numeracyMore

Dave Tout, Manager of Vocational, Adult and Workplace Education services and Senior Research Fellow, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Presentation

D8 Literacy reading and writing- addressing low literacy levelsMore

Mieke Alexander, Consultant at Educational Special Projects and VCAL and CGEA teacher
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What is reading?

Ideas for literacy

The purpose of reading

D9 Integrated Projects connected to the real world More

Bryce Flannery, VET Coordinator / VCAL Teacher and Natalie Gugger, VCAL Teacher, Point Cook Senior Secondary

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Complex project - travel plan

D10 Six Goals to Change the World: mindful colouring activityMore

Kate Phillips Schools Program Coordinato, Oxfam Australia

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Conference supporters and displays