26 Jun - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Networking and Learning Workshop
This two-hour workshop "Anyone can mentor but good mentors are not just anyone"
by Tony McLaughlin of Big Steps Education will begin with a presentation at 1:30 followed by afternoon tea and then a practical workshop.
The workshop addresses how we get the balance right in mentoring.Areas covered will include:How to begin to understand, reach, connect and engage the diverse range of kids that you might mentor. What 'tricks' to employ; what questions to ask and not ask? In essence, how to develop a mentoring session that best reflects your background and personality and engages your mentee/s as effectively as possible.
Tony has broad experience in the school system, having taught at both primary and secondary schools.He also worked in the Education Department as leader of the Equity team across the Hunter Central Coast; working to redress inequality in educational disadvantage and so improving learning and future outcomes for students and communities. His qualifications include:BA Dip.Ed., M.Litt. M.Couns. His expertise includes Gifted and Talented Education, Learning Styles, Engaging Boys, Working with School and Community, Quality Teaching, Classroom Management and Excellence, Resilience and Change Management.
Organisational members are reminder that their staff and mentors may attend at the member's rate.
RSVP by 21 June.
For more download the flyer.
Thanks to Port Waratah Coal Services for their support of this event.