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THURSDAY 16th April 2015

9.00 a.m. Conference Opening

9:30 a.m. Keynote Presentation

10:30 a.m. Morning Tea

11:00 a.m. Block A Concurrent Presentations

(1 session of 2 hrs or 2 by 55 mins)

1:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. Plenary session

3:35 p.m. Close

FRIDAY 17th April 2015

FRIDAY 17th April 2015

9:00 a.m. Conference Opening

9:05 a.m. Keynote Presentation

10:05 a.m. Morning Tea

10:35 a.m. Block B Concurrent Presentations

(1 session of 2 hrs or 2 by 55 mins)

12:35 p.m. Lunch

1:35 p.m. Block C Concurrent Presentations (1 session of 55 mins)

2:30 Final plenary

3:35 p.m. Close


THURSDAY 16th April 2015

9.00 a.m. Conference Opening

9:30 a.m. Keynote Presentation:

'Complex young lives and school survival - 'good teachers are practically extinct' (Anakin, age 17)'

Donna Carr, Murdoch University - Murdochs Aspirations and Pathways for University (MAP4U)  More

10:30 a.m. Morning Tea

11:00 a.m. Block A Concurrent Presentations (1 session of 2 hrs or 2 by 55 mins)

11.00 – 11:55

12.05 -1.00

Rm

A1

Understanding CAVSS – a CAVSS Local Leaders project  More

Lina Zampichelli/Jo Hart

A2

Learning Guide for USIQ numeracy modules  More

Erik Teune

E226

A3

Learning English Through Storytime  More

Tricia McKenzie, Edith Lauk, Angela Langford-Smith and Jane Jones

A4

What are individual learners doing when they read words?  More

Janet McHardy

E227

A5

Relationships – from little things big things grow  More

Katie Clune

A6

Confident spellers make confident readers and writers  More

Mark Nevill

E224

A7

Socially just schooling - teaching young adults  More

Donna Carr

E221

A8

Making Connections – working together   More

This session is by invitation only

Louise Wignall

E223

1:00 p.m. Lunch

2.00 p.m. Plenary session: Great Expectations
Panel presentation and discussion

3:35 p.m. Close

FRIDAY 17th April 2015

9:00 a.m. Conference Opening

9:05 a.m. Keynote Presentation:

'Measuring outcomes from adult literacy and numeracy programs: what can we learn from the United States?'

Michelle Circelli, Research Management Branch, NCVER and the 2013 Fulbright Professional Scholar in Vocational Education and Training  More

10:05 a.m. Morning Tea

10:35 a.m. Block B Concurrent Presentations (1 session of 2 hrs)

B1

Sentence-Combining Skills: Getting Beyond 'Write It the Way you Say It'  More

Geoff Pearson

1

B2

Writing for the world out there!   More

Jo Hart

CL

B3

Jumpstart – General education for residents of The Foyer  More

Sue Thompson

3

B4

Who is delivering foundation skills?   More

Michelle Circelli and Louise Wignall

4

B5

B5 Show and Tell – Project work   More

Rachel Yesuratnam, Bev Farr, Karen Cole, Amber Farquharson, Yvette Terpstra and Gillian Pow Chong

 

12:35 p.m. Lunch

1:35 p.m. Block C Concurrent Presentations (1 session of 55 mins)

C1

A safety valve for young, urban Aboriginal people  More

Glenys Collard

1

C2

Clarifying expectations: who expects what and why?  More

Cheryl Wiltshire

2

C3

Stories from the field  More

Louise Wignall

3

C4

Discover Your 24/7 Public Library - It's Free   More

Jane Jones

CL

C5

C5 Best of the West - Websites to Workbooks   More

Merinda (Mindy) Rickards

 

2.30 p.m. Final plenary:
Collaborative numeracy – transforming adult numeracy teaching
Introducing new resources for numeracy teaching

3:35 p.m. Close