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January 2019

Universal Design, Differentiation, Curricular Adaptations and Impactful Co-teaching by Dr. Patrick Schwarz

31 January, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 1 February, 2019 at 8:30am

ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$3,800

This immediately usable session will provide: * Definitions, of the universal design for learning planning processes * Outstanding examples of student supports and applied to participants’ classroom, teaching and learning situations. * Best practices of co-teaching will be taught and five different models will be illustrated that allow all co-teaching teams to work successfully together in all learning situations. * Activities which participants can apply to their own classrooms, learning situation and teams. This workshop will be presented Dr. Patrick…

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February 2019

Facilitating Motivation and Behaviour Change through Effective Monitoring and Tracking

19 February, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$800

This one day course will introduce colleagues to Theories of behaviour and motivation, a variety of behaviour and motivation tracking tools with the opportunity to try them out and evaluate application in their own settings. The key focus will be on the idea that accurate identification of strengths and difficulties are essential to the effective planning for children with behaviour or motivational challenges.

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March 2019

The Power of Play in the Early Years and Primary Classroom

15 March, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$1,000

In this workshop, participants will explore play as a vehicle for learning. Participants will learn about the different types of play, the role of the teacher in supporting and developing inquiry through play, and how teachers can better plan for learning through play. Participants will learn about the importance of play in child development and what children are learning during the different types of play. Participants will be introduced to a model for planning playful learning experiences to support units…

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Choreography of Presentation by Kendall Zoller

28 March, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 29 March, 2019 at 8:30am

ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
HK$3,800

This presentation skills training will allow participants to learn and be able to: • Demonstrate the skills to establish credibility • Practice the patterns for creating rapport one-on-one and with groups • Read a group to determine their levels of involvement and connection with the topics. Including how to recognize thinking modalities and the matching of language to support thinking and rapport • Explain how to balance the task and processes of the curriculum with the development of the group…

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June 2019

Teacher Leaders 2018-2019

13 June, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on 13 June, 2019 at 1:00pm

ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$6,400

The programme will be facilitated by ESF senior leaders and international educators and is designed to investigate core aspects of leadership and management in schools. Participants will learn how to: 1) IMPROVE school outcomes by improving all levels of school leadership. 2) BUILD an enduring network of leaders who value sharing, support, collaboration and critique. 3) HELP teachers and middle leaders to pursue lines of inquiry that will improve their leadership. 4) DEEPEN the organisational learning across schools. Please note…

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September 2019

Teacher Leaders Programme 2019-2020 (9 sessions)

5 September, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11 June, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$6,400

The programme will be facilitated by ESF senior leaders and international educators and is designed to investigate core aspects of leadership and management in schools. Participants will learn how to: 1) IMPROVE school outcomes by improving all levels of school leadership. 2) BUILD an enduring network of leaders who value sharing, support, collaboration and critique. 3) HELP teachers and middle leaders to pursue lines of inquiry that will improve their leadership. 4) DEEPEN the organisational learning across schools. Please note…

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October 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid (14 hours) Internationally Accredited Course

14 October, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 15 October, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$2,200

What is Mental Health First Aid? Mental health first aid is the help given to someone developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves. What is the Youth Mental health First aid course? The Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) course is based on the international MHFA Guidelines. These guidelines were developed using consensus of mental health consumers, careers and professionals…

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Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar (4 days)

16 October, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11 February, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
King George V School, 2 Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon Hong Kong + Google Map
HK$5,900

In the four-day Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar, participants will develop: An increased capacity to initiate, develop and sustain high functioning groups New lenses for diagnosing the stages and phases of group development An expanded repertoire of practical facilitation tools Understandings of when and how to engage groups in dialogue and discussion, the limitations, forms and values of each Skills to move groups beyond consensus to common focus Ways to value and use dissension, argument and conflict Strategies for keeping group…

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January 2020

Creating Cultures of Thinking by Dr. Ron Ritchhart

9 January, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 10 January, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
HK$6,000

This interactive workshop is designed for teachers, administrators and school leaders across grade levels and subject areas who are somewhat new to the ideas and practices of the Cultures of Thinking project.   In this workshop we will identify, explore, and discuss the eight cultural forces that are the keys to shaping and understanding group culture.  In addition, participants will be introduced to a variety of thinking routines, what they are, and how they can be used to create more thoughtful…

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Having Hard Conversations by Jennifer Abrams

21 January, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 22 January, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$4,300

Based on Jennifer’s books, Having Hard Conversations and Hard Conversations Unpacked, and her work with conflict and interpersonal communication, this 2 day deep dive workshop will provide participants with an action plan, scripting tools and more for having necessary yet challenging conversations. Participants will learn how to: • Identify and move past hesitations around having hard conversations. • Reflect on questions to ask before choosing to speak up and frame the conversation in a cogent manner. • Work with professional…

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