Induction Day – inspire, refresh, support

Whether you’re new to teaching or coordinating the VCAL, looking for inspiration or a refresh, the 2020 VALA VCAL Induction Day is bound to support and inspire you.
Join us on Friday the 21st of February to connect with expert educators, stakeholders, resources and gain an understanding of the “why, what and how” of the VCAL. You will return to your classroom with greater confidence, ……and passion!

At a glance

8:15amRegistration open
9:00amOpening and keynote
10:00amMorning tea, displays and networking
10:30amGroup A - choose from 9 sessions
11:30amGroup B - choose from 9 sessions
12:30pmLunch, networking and displays
1:15pmGroup C - choose from 9 sessions
2:15pmGroup D - choose from 9 sessions
3:15pmClose

Complimentary book

All registrants will receive a complimentary copy of Glenn Manton’s latest book

‘Put your damn phone down’.

'Put your damn phone downFull of stories and questions (no judgements!) this book is a great tool to start meaningful conversations with your students, build relationships and develop student driven, integrated VCAL projects.

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Session choices

Choose one session in Group A and one in Group B

A1 Integrated Projects in VCAL

Room 9

Cherie Osta, 2017 VCAA VCAL Teacher of the Year, Lorne- P-12 College

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A2 How to manage difficult teenage behaviours in a VCAL setting

Room 6

Mal Hand, Swinburne TAFE

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A3 Introduction to VCAL – The basics

Main hall

Dr. Cornelia DeBrincat, Program Manager, VCAL Unit, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

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A4 Quality Assurance

Room 2

Narelle Bean, Director of Curriculum, Werribee College

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A5 PDS – VCAL and Community Partnerships

Room 5

David Gallagher, Mentor, Lecturer and Applied Learning Consultant,

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A6 Numeracy

Room 8

Jamie Gray, Leading Teacher, Peter Lalor Secondary College

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A7 Structured Workplace Learning – SWL placement Portal – SWL recognition towards the VCAL

Room 1

Sharon Neal, Structured Workplace Learning Team Leader, Outer Eastern Local Learning and Employment Network

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A8 Skills for Further study

Room 3

Shelley Muir, VCAL Coordinator, Mentone Grammar

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A9 Integrating the Numeracy and Literacy strands

Room 4

Christina Paizes and Felicity Fox, Melbourne Polytechnic

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B1 Integrated Projects in VCAL

Room 9

Cherie Osta, 2017 VCAA VCAL Teacher of the Year, Lorne- P-12 College

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B2 How to manage difficult teenage behaviours in a VCAL setting

Room 6

Mal Hand, Swinburne TAFE

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B3 Introduction to VCAL – The basics

Main hall

Dr. Cornelia DeBrincat, Program Manager, VCAL Unit, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

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B4 Quality Assurance

Room 2

Narelle Bean, Director of Curriculum, Werribee College

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FULL

B5 PDS – VCAL and Community Partnerships

Room 5

David Gallagher, Mentor, Lecturer and Applied Learning Consultant,

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B6 Numeracy

Room 8

Jamie Gray, Leading Teacher, Peter Lalor Secondary College

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B7 Structured Workplace Learning – SWL placement Portal – SWL recognition towards the VCAL

Room 1

Sharon Neal, Structured Workplace Learning Team Leader, Outer Eastern Local Learning and Employment Network

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B8 Skills for Further study

Room 3

Shelley Muir, VCAL Coordinator, Mentone Grammar

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B9 Integrating the Numeracy and Literacy strands

Room 4

Christina Paizes and Felicity Fox, Melbourne Polytechnic

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Choose one session in Group C and one in Group D

FULL

C1 VCAL Numeracy – how to deliver and assess unit 1 and 2 in tandem

Room 9

Justine Sakurai, Maths Co-ordinator, Sandringham Secondary College

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C2 Literacy reading and writing

Room 4

Julianne Spring, Education Coordinator, SEDA

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C3 Essential elements for a solid applied learning lesson/activity

Main hall

David Gallagher, Mentor, Lecturer and Applied Learning Consultant,

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C4 The many ways VET fits within a VCAL program.

Room 3

Danielle McAuliffe, Program Manager, VET Unit, Curriculum Division, VCAA

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C5 Work Related Skills

Room 2

Narelle Bean, 2016 VCAA VCAL Teacher of the Year, Director of Curriculum, Werribee College

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C6 Understanding assessment within the VCAL

Room 8

Mal Hand, Swinburne University

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C7 VCAL Co-ordination

Room 6

Laura Elliot, Head of Applied Learning, Penola Catholic College

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C8 Foundation VCAL in Special Education

Room 5

Naomi James, STEP Coordinator (Year 10-12), Ashwood School

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C9 Encouraging positive behaviours

Room 1

Bryce Flannery, Leading Teacher – Year 10 Leader & VCAL Coordinator, Point Cook Senior Secondary College

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D1 VCAL Numeracy – how to deliver and assess unit 1 and 2 in tandem

Room 9

Justine Sakurai, Maths Co-ordinator, Sandringham Secondary College

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Full

D2 Literacy reading and writing

Room 4

Julianne Spring, Education Coordinator, SEDA

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D3 Essential elements for a solid applied learning lesson/activity

Main hall

David Gallagher, Mentor, Lecturer and Applied Learning Consultant,

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D4 The many ways VET fits within a VCAL program.

Room 3

Danielle McAuliffe, Program Manager, VET Unit, Curriculum Division, VCAA

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D5 Work Related Skills

Room 2

Narelle Bean, 2016 VCAA VCAL Teacher of the Year, Director of Curriculum, Werribee College

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FULL

D6 Understanding assessment within the VCAL

Room 8

Mal Hand, Swinburne University

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D7 VCAL Co-ordination

Room 6

Laura Elliot, Head of Applied Learning, Penola Catholic College

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D8 Foundation VCAL in Special Education

Room 5

Naomi James, STEP Coordinator (Year 10-12), Ashwood School

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D9 Encouraging positive behaviours

Room 1

Bryce Flannery, Leading Teacher – Year 10 Leader & VCAL Coordinator, Point Cook Senior Secondary College

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