2017 PD Webinars



IN 2017




Thurs 19 January,  3:30-4:30pm (AEDT)

Decoding the Phonemic Chart

Presented by Clare McGrath, Teacher Trainer, Navitas English and member of the English Australia CPD Framework Steering Committee

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Recording and slides



Weds 8 February, 3:30-4:30pm (AEDT)

Blended Learning Design

Presented by Kimberly Baskin,  Education Manager (Graduate Programs) & Benjamin Carkagis, Education Manager (Professional Pathways), Centre for English Teaching, The University of Sydney

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Thurs 23 February, 3:30-4:30pm (AEDT)

Your Personal Brand - Women in Leadership Series

Presented by Georgi Toma, Manager International Relations, The Centre for English Teaching, The University of Sydney

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Tues 14 March, 3:30-4:30pm (AEDT)

Bring it to the table: Agency, exploration and collegiality through Journal Club

Presented by Marnie Wirth, English Language Teacher, Macquarie University English Language Centre

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 Marnie Wirth  



Weds 29 March 2:00-3:00 (AEDT)

The Student Management System: Love it or hate it, your 'SMS' is the backbone of your operation!

Presented by Ian Aird, Managing Director, International Education Initiatives

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Tues 11 April, 3:30-4:30pm (AEST)

Work-Life Balance - Women in Leadership Series

Presented by Donna Cook, Academic Manager, English Language Centre, The Australian Catholic University 

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Thurs 27 April, 3:30-4:30pm (AEST)

Building Schema and Connecting through Listening

Presented by Mark Switzer, Academic Manager, PRIMUS English

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Weds 10 May, 3:30-4:30pm (AEST)

The Development of Intercultural Competency (ICC): A structured approach for practical classroom application

Presented by Paula Dimmell, Education Program Manager TESOL/EAL & Sandra Caon-ParsonsEducation Advisor, The English Language Centre, The University of Adelaide 

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Thursday 26 May, 3:30-4:30pm

Assertive Communication - Women in Leadership Series

Presented by Barbara Craig, Head of Centre, Macquarie University English Language Centre

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Tues 13 June, 3:30-4:30pm (AEST)

Writing feedback: Recorded verbal feedback

Presented by Margot Palmer, UMELB Director of Studies, Hawthorn Melbourne

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Weds 21 June, 3:30-4:30pm (AEST)

Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP): Making the Transition

Presented by Meredith MacAulay, UNSW Institute of Languages

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Ideas for upskilling sales and marketing staff on a tight budget

Presented by Ruby Biscuit, Campus Sales and Marketing Manager, MEGT Education Group & Gizelle Rezende, General Manager, Greenwich College




Developing critical intercultural competence in language education

Presented by Dr Phiona Stanley, Senior Lecturer in Education, UNSW School of Education


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Stay tuned for other exciting additions to the 2017 PD Calendar including webinars from IELTS, PTE Academic and the Department of Applied Linguistics at Macquarie University, among others.