DE News 2018 T3 W05

Published on: Author: martindickens


DE Schools

Riverina Access Program Combined Staff Development Day

Riverina Access Program teachers gatherd together at the term 3 Staff development day held in Griffith.

The 88 teaching staff from every school in the Riverina Access Partnership: Ardlethan, Ariah Park, Barellan, Hillston, Lockhart and Oaklands Central Schools came together on the Developement Day this term at the Griffith Ex Services Day.

The Riverina Access Program (RAP) appreciated the opportunity to network together and to focus on their delivery of collaborative and connected teaching and learning delivery.

The workshop the teachers attended was designed to help students achieve their potential, support the wellbeing of teachers and provide positive, stimulating and nurturing environments in schools and classrooms.

Following this workshop the teachers will be engaged in 10 weeks of follow-up activities provided to the staff at each of the schools.

James Gordan, RAP Head Teacher siad, “It was wonderful to have the staff working together, sharing experiences, ideas and opinions throughout the ‘Habits of Highly Effective Teachers’ workshop.”

For more information please contact James Gordon, Head Teacher, Riverina Access Partnership on 02 69782204.

Southern Cross School of Distance Education Newsletter

In this edition of the SCSODE newsletter you will read articles about:

  • Principal’s message
  • PDHPE primary news
  • PDHPE secondary news, and
  • School/community events.

DE Collegial Network News

Collegial Networking is the Way to Go

Do you want to:

  • join a DE Collegial Network,
  • network with your colleagues,
  • collaborate with your colleagues to create learning materials, and
  • share in professional learning activities?

If the answer isYES please contact Kym Knight at RDE on 63340874 or email her at


Twitterspheric professional learning

Twitter is a quick and easy tool for participating in and/ or building a Professional Learning Network. To learn more about using Twitter for professional learning, download the The Global Digital Citizen Foundation’s Twitter-Tastic Teacher’s Guide.  Below are some of Twitter feeds we hope you find worthwhile!  Why not tweet us about what other networks you would like us to highlight!

International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL)

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

International Society for Technology in Education


Universal design for Learning

Common Sense Education


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