Program

Subject to change without notice

The 2019 VALA VCAL Induction Day offers teachers, coordinators and new providers a great opportunity to get the ‘Why & How To’ on VCAL implementation. It offers a wide range of presentations and workshops facilitated by experienced VCAL practitioners as well as a VCAL Market Place filled with exhibitors offering a variety of ready to go resources and other program ideas.

This event is not to be missed so secure your place now!

8.15 am Registration opens

Tea and coffee in the Lower Foyer

9.00 am Welcome and Keynote

Main Hall

Helene Rooks, VALA CEO – Welcome

David Gallagher – “How to advocate for VCAL”

Mark Collard – Breaking the Ice; No Props No Problem

10.00 – 10.30 am Morning tea and displays

Upper and Lower Foyer

10.30 – 11.30 am Session A – choose 1 of 8

Most sessions are repeated in Session 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 2

Mal Hand, Swinburne TAFE

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A3

VCAL First – The basics

Room Main Hall

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

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A4

Quality Assurance

Room 8

Justine Sakurai, Sandringham College

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CANCELLED

A5

PDS – VCAL and Community Partnerships

Room 1

Jane Davey, Youth programs Manager, Preston and Reservoir Adult and Community Education (PRACE)

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A6

Numeracy

Room 3&4

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 5

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

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A8

Literacy reading and writing- addressing low literacy levels

Room 6

Mieke Alexander, Educational Special Projects

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11.30 am – 12.30 pm Session B – choose 1 of 8

Most sessions are repeats of Session A

B1

Skills for Further Study

Room 9

Mark Hunt, Senior VCAL teacher/coordinator at Cire Community School.

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B2

How to manage difficult teenage behaviours in a VCAL setting

Room 2

Mal Hand, Swinburne TAFE

More

B3

VCAL First – The basics

Room Main Hall

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

More

B4

Quality Assurance

Room 8

Justine Sakurai, Sandringham College

More

CANCELLED

B5

PDS – VCAL and Community Partnerships

Room 1

Jane Davey, Youth programs Manager, Preston and Reservoir Adult and Community Education (PRACE)

More

FULL

B6

Numeracy

Room 3&4

Jamie Gray, Leading Teacher, Peter Lalor Secondary College

More

B7

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

Room 5

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

More

FULL

B8

Literacy reading and writing- addressing low literacy levels

Room 6

Mieke Alexander, Educational Special Projects

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12.30 – 1.15 pm Lunch, networking and displays

Upper and Lower Foyer

1.15 – 2.15 Session C – choose 1 of 8

All sessions are repeated in Session D

FULL

C1

VCAL Numeracy in Action.

Room 8

Justine Sakurai, Sandringham Secondary College

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FULL

C2

Changes to the VCAL Literacy and Numeracy Skills Strands for 2019

Room 2

Shane O’Connor, VCAA VCAL Project Manager

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C3

Essential elements for a solid applied learning lesson/activity

Room Main Hall

David Gallagher – Mentor, Lecturer and Applied Learning Consultant

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C4

Developing a broadly-based VET program for VCAL students to satisfy the Industry Skills Strand

Room 5

Daryl Sutton, VCAA Manager Vocational Education

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C5

Work Related Skills

Room 9

Narelle Bean – VCAL teacher of the year 2016, Director of Curriculum – Werribee Secondary College

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C6

Where is my A+? Understanding assessment within the VCAL

Room 3&4

Tyson McNamara – Youth Programs Coordinator – Box Hill Institute

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C7

VCAL Co-ordination

Room 6

Lyn Maniz, 2014 VCAA VCAL Teacher of the Year, St Patrick’s College Ballarat

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C8

Foundation VCAL in Special Education

Room 1

Naomi James – Acting Department Coordinator (year 10-12), Ashwood School

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2.15 – 3.15 pm Session D – choose 1 of 8

All sessions are repeats of Session C

D1

VCAL Numeracy in Action.

Room 8

Justine Sakurai, Sandringham Secondary College

More

D2

Changes to the VCAL Literacy and Numeracy Skills Strands for 2019

Room 2

Shane O’Connor, VCAA VCAL Project Manager

More

D3

Essential elements for a solid applied learning lesson/activity

Room Main Hall

David Gallagher – Mentor, Lecturer and Applied Learning Consultant

More

D4

Developing a broadly-based VET program for VCAL students to satisfy the Industry Skills Strand

Room 5

Daryl Sutton, VCAA Manager Vocational Education

More

D5

Work Related Skills

Room 9

Narelle Bean – VCAL teacher of the year 2016, Director of Curriculum – Werribee Secondary College

More

FULL

D6

Where is my A+? Understanding assessment within the VCAL

Room 3&4

Tyson McNamara – Youth Programs Coordinator – Box Hill Institute

More

D7

VCAL Co-ordination

Room 6

Lyn Maniz, 2014 VCAA VCAL Teacher of the Year, St Patrick’s College Ballarat

More

D8

Foundation VCAL in Special Education

Room 1

Naomi James – Acting Department Coordinator (year 10-12), Ashwood School

More

3:15pm Close

Induction Day supporters

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

Playmeo

Parliament of Victoria

Magenta Safety Training

The Big Issue Classroom

SYN-Media-Learning Logo

Inventorium logo

RSA for Schools

Passport to Democracy logo