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About this event

Taking a preventative, evidence-informed approach to student support increases student engagement with learning, improves teacher and student well-being and reduces behavioural issues.

As part of our guest speaker series, this webcast provides practical examples of evidence-informed proactive classroom practices. You can use these to create positive and productive learning environments where all of your students, including those with complex needs, can thrive.

About our guest speaker

Dr Lorna Hepburn is a Project Manager for the Queensland Department of Education and has extensive experience as a teacher, head of department and behaviour advisor. Lorna currently heads a team of regional advisors who provide technical assistance, professional development and coaching to Queensland government schools in using a positive, evidence-based whole school approach to behaviour support. When she is not at work Lorna can be found paddling her sea kayak or peddling her mountain bike.

Event timing

  • Thursday, 3 November 4:30 - 5:30pm AEDT

Event format

  • Webcast (no participant camera/microphone required)
    (A link to the event will be provided to registered attendees one week before the event.)

Topics covered

  • Understanding student well-being and behaviour
  • Practical strategies to promote positive learning environments
  • Strength-based approaches to engage your students in STEM

Who should attend?

This event is suitable for Primary and Secondary teachers and educators, STEM specialist teachers, Digital Technologies teachers and education administrators.

Accessibility

This session is closed-caption enabled and a copy of slides and resources will be made available to all registered participants and attendees.

If you require any additional information regarding accessibility or have any requests for assistance for this session please do not hesitate to contact STEMTogether@csiro.au.

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