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Education webinars and training

Education webinars and training

Presentation 1: Understanding the Impact of Adversity and Trauma on Behaviour in Schools

In this webinar, Michelle discusses the neurodevelopmental impacts of significant adversity or trauma on children’s development and engagement, and will help you develop a better understanding of the impact on student behaviour.

Presentation 2: Strategies To Support Students Who Have Experienced Adversity and Trauma

In this webinar, Michelle returns to explore evidence based strategies that we can use to support children and young people at school, who have experienced significant adversity and/or trauma, help them to break down the barriers, and engage in learning.

Presentation 3: Making the most of education plans to advocate for children and young people in education

In this webinar, Michelle talks about making the most of education plans to advocate for children and young people in education. Children in Out of Home Care have a right to an education plan that genuinely removes barriers to doing well at school. 

During this presentation, Michelle will unpack what education support plans are and how you can use them to support children and young people in their education. 

Presentation 3 Q & A: Making the most of education plans to advocate for children and young people in education.

This is a recording of the Q & A session focused on education plans, complementing the webinar on education plans listed above.

Presentation 4: Educating our 3-5-year olds

In this presentation, Michelle Murray provides a snapshot of developmental milestones for 3 to 5-year-olds and information about the disruptions that may occur for our children and young people, such as trauma and attachment disruption.

She also suggests strategies on how we can use everyday interactions and play to support children’s development and highlights the importance of embedding cultural perspectives in the early years.

Presentation 5: Developing education and training pathways as part of Leaving Care Plans

In this presentation, the Learning Without Barriers Team are joined by panel members Dr. Joseph McDowall (CREATE Foundation) and Carly Perrett (Life Without Barriers Youth Advocacy Program), as they discuss the education and training component of Leaving Care Plans.

This panel discussion acknowledges that on average, education outcomes for young people leaving care are well below their peers and highlights some important aspects of education and training pathway planning that must be prioritised during this important transition.

Presentation 6: School Reports: What do they tell us and how can we use them.

In this presentation, Michelle talks about school reports and how they can provide us with much more than just the academic achievement levels of children and young people. They guide us with useful information that we can use to make sure the child or young person is best supported in their education journey.

Advocacy always links back to policy - State/Territory Education policy & how to use it!

In these presentations, Michelle Murray talks about the key education policies in Australia and how you can use them to advocate for children and young people in education settings.

The slides and links provide a reference point to return to if you need more information.

__text in bold__Western Australia: WA Policy April 2023 Queensland: QLD Policy April 2023 New South Wales: NSW Policy 2023

Reach out to the team at Learning Without Barriers for more information.

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