Professional Development Network

PDN Leadership Breakfast

PDN Leadership Breakfast

Each year, the Professional Development Network committee organise a series of provocative, helpful and informative leadership sessions in one of two formats.

This event will be a breakfast seminar at the Queensland Cricketer's Club at The Gabba with Mr Daniel Pinchas, General Manager, Teaching and School Leadership, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).
Twilight workshop - Cognition by Design

Twilight workshop - Cognition by Design

Each year, the Professional Development Network (PDN) committee organise a series of provocative, helpful and informative leadership sessions in one of three formats.

This event will be a twilight workshop at the Broncos Leagues Club in Red Hill with Peter Ellerton, Curriculum Director, Critical Thinking Project, University of Queensland. The topic will be Cognition by Design.
PDN Leadership Breakfast - The Y Connect Project

PDN Leadership Breakfast - The Y Connect Project

The Y Connect Project was a 2.5-year school-university-artists partnership project funded by the Queensland Department of Education. ​Within the project teachers and artists collaborated in English, Mathematics, and Arts classrooms. The findings reveal that six connections critical for student learning and wellbeing were enhanced, with one of these being connection to learning.
Professional Development Network School Leaders' Conference - STRATEGY: Success by Design

Professional Development Network School Leaders' Conference - STRATEGY: Success by Design

From 15 - 16 August 2019 at RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast, join Queensland's school leaders from the public, private, primary, secondary and special sectors and find out why many consider the PDN School Leaders' Conference to be the best professional development event available in Queensland, which Griffith University is proud to be associated with.

This year's theme is Strategy: Success by Design.
Twilight workshop - Formative Assessment and Feedback by Design

Twilight workshop - Formative Assessment and Feedback by Design

This workshop draws upon research to explore ways that formative assessment and feedback can be made effective for students and sustainable for teachers. The workshop begins by examining prerequisites of an effective feedback culture before introducing a feedback cycle to foster student self-regulation. Practical examples of the application of formative assessment and effective feedback processes in the classroom will be discussed.
Twilight workshop - Emotional Fitness by Design

Twilight workshop - Emotional Fitness by Design

This event will be a twilight workshop at the East Leagues Club, Coorparoo with Cynthia Morton, Author, Blogger, Lecturer and Founder of Emotional Fitness. The topic will be Emotional Fitness by Design.

This workshop explores the "four seasons of the heart" (anger, change, sadness and growth) and provides guidance on how to "hearticulate' your truth with confidence, clarity and calm assertion.