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2018 Conference overview

8.15 am Registration opens

9.00 am Plenary – Main Hall

Welcome Helene Rooks, VALA, CEO


‘Cultivating Creative Cultures with Communities’, Laitini Matautia – Cultural Coordinator, Carrum Downs Secondary College

‘Meeting outcomes along the way….’ Cherie Osta – VCAA VCAL Teacher of the Year 2017

10.00am – 10.30 am Morning tea and exhibitor displays

10.30am – 11.25am Session A • Choose 1 of 9

A1 Essential elements for a solid applied learning lesson/activity

A2 Employability – Learning materials supporting the development of employ-ability skills for young people with a disability

A3 Practical & Fun Debriefing Strategies

A4 Think Organise Do- Just Do It! – Students with Specific Learning Needs

A5 Community Coming Together

FULL A6 A bag full of literacy activities and ideas

A7 Empowering vulnerable young people through PDS

A8 CreateTwelve – An Enterprise Approach to VCAL

A9 From Surf to Sand and back again – An integrated project in progress.

11.30am – 12.30pm Session B • Choose 1 of 9

B1 Harmony Projects

B2 Connecting VCAL to community through the Duke of Edinburgh

B3 Ideal Team-Building Exercises for VCAL Students

B4 All Hands On Deck: For Boy Overboard

CANCELLED B5 Engaging & Keeping Strong SWL Partnerships

B6 Designing and writing effective assessment tools

B7 4C’s – ‘Cultivating Creative Cultures with Communities’

FULL B8 Social Enterprise = Applied Learning

B9 Road to Zero, a world leading road safety education experience

12.30 – 13.15 Lunch and exhibitor displays

13.15 – 14.10 Session C • Choose 1 of 9

C1 Literacy reading and writing- addressing low literacy levels

C2 Biodiversity and Cultural/Community Connections in our vineyard

C3 From Isolation to Inclusion – Finding Connections in the Community

C4 Empowering students through the Holocaust

FULL C5 Managing difficult teenage behaviour in a VCAL setting

C6 The Blue Flash – Connecting Car Racing, Creativity and Cooking

C7 The benefits of LinkedIN – LinkedIN in VCAL

CANCELLED C8 Sanctuary Celebration

C9 Community Partnerships creating opportunities

14.15 – 15.15 Session D • Choose 1 of 9

FULL D1 Managing difficult teenage behaviour in a VCAL setting

D2 The Long Walk and VCAL

D3 Free Little Libraries -A community project for VCAL Cohorts with 20 to 120 students

D4 Making maths add up: applying numeracy and maths to real life

D5 Workplace Learning: a program of social inclusion for young people with disability

D6 The Blue Flash – Connecting Car Racing, Creativity and Cooking

D7 Duke of Edinburgh: An Integrated VCAL Program

D8 From Bystanders to Upstanders

D9 Exploring inclusion and active citizenship through student-centred learning programs

3.15pm Conference closes