Upcoming Seminars August 2019

This semester NESTS will be running three Special Needs seminars for teachers, parents or student-teachers to attend. This semester our focus is on ADHD and then Anxiety and finally understanding Autism.

At NESTS we endeavour to keep our costs low in 2019: teacher $50, CRT $40 and student-teacher $35.

To book please follow the links and any queries or to book your school directly please email cressida@nests.net.au

Seminar One in Semester Two will be…

Understanding and supporting the ADHD learner in the mainstream classroom

75-minute seminar hosted by Clifton Hill Primary School, Gold Street, Clifton Hill

Tuesday, 6th August
4.15-5.30pm 

Understanding and supporting the ADHD learner in the mainstream classroom

 Suitable for early learning, primary and secondary educators.

As teachers we understand that we can’t make our students behave – but we can encourage our students to manage their own behaviour. In this seminar teachers will learn practical strategies to increase positive behaviours and academic outcomes for students with ADHD. Understand how to engage and motivate these learners, reduce teacher stress and create a calmer more inclusive community in your classroom.

All sessions include a detailed handout of all slides and teaching resources outlined.

APST 1.5, 1.6 & 4.1

To book please visit https://www.trybooking.com/BDOFO

 

Our second seminar will be…..

Understanding and supporting the learner with Anxiety  in the mainstream classroom

75-minute seminar hosted by Wesley College, 577 St.Kilda Road, Melbourne 

Tuesday, 13th August 2019
4.15-5.30pm

Understanding and addressing Anxiety especially the specific challenges encountered by students with Special Needs

Suitable for early learning, primary and secondary educators.

What is anxiety? Why is it so common?  In this seminar, learn how you can support students with anxiety to succeed in the classroom, within the school community and beyond school.  Learn practical strategies to build resilience, increase motivation, improve academic outcomes and establish effective social supports in your educational setting.

All sessions include a detailed handout of all slides and teaching resources outlined.

APST 1.5, 1.6 & 4.1

To book please visit https://www.trybooking.com/BDOFZ 

 

Our final seminar in Term 3, 2019, will be…..

Understanding and supporting the learner with Autism  in the mainstream classroom

75-minute seminar hosted by Wesley College, 577 St.Kilda Road, Melbourne 

Tuesday, 20th August 2019
4.15-5.30pm

As teachers we understand that we can’t make our students behave – but we can encourage our students to manage their own behaviour. In this seminar teachers will learn practical strategies to increase positive behaviours and academic outcomes for students with autism. Understand how to engage and motivate these learners, reduce teacher stress and create an inclusive community in your classroom

All sessions include a detailed handout of all slides and teaching resources outlined. APST 1.5, 1.6 & 4.1

To book please visit https://www.trybooking.com/BDOGJ

 

ABOUT US ….

Jamie Coombs is a special needs teaching specialist. She works with administrators and government agencies to implement appropriate strategies to continuously improve student-learning outcomes. Jamie has been the Special Needs Coordinator at an inner city Melbourne primary school since 2010. She works with the full spectrum of learning challenges and at all ability levels. She has a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education, Master of Education (Special Needs).

Cressida Crossley is an educator with more than 30 years’ experience across the teaching spectrum. She has taught students K-12 in public and private Victorian schools and at post-graduate level. She is recognised for her work with gifted and high achieving students as well as challenged students developing practical, high value interventions to improve learning outcomes. She has a Diploma in Education, Bachelor of Education (Post Graduate) and a Master of Education (Special Needs).