Online classroom sessions

Interested in joining us for one of these sessions? Please contact Sally Dusting-Laird (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to confirm your attendance.

Please arrive approx 15 minutes prior and follow the instructions below to set up your audio.

Online sessions will be conducted periodically to provide Professional Development or an opportunity to connect with others.

The NEVCOP project will be using the Blackboard Collaborate system for these sessions.

Please view the instructions below to understand how to use the system.

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If you would like to use the room beyond the planned sessions, please contact Karen George (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for further information.

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Recording links

At the end of each session, a link to the recording will be placed on this page for review.


Inquiry Based Learning

What can we do to engage students and encourage them to take responsibility for their own learning? How can we get students to think? In this webinar, we will discuss ways in which to develop project and inquiry based learning that develops collaboration and critical thinking at all levels of learning.

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording


Trainer Professional development

Keeping our students safe online

With a lot of learning going online, we need to be aware of the pitfalls of the internet and how to make our learners feel comfortable with the experience

Topics include :_ Password security, Identity theft, scams & more.

Getting the best out of Aframe paperwork

  • Not a chore, a guide to best practice
  • Learner plans - setting the scene for learning and developing pathways
  • Getting prepared for moderation

Deliver tips

Trainers often work independently. This workshop will provide the opportunity to share and learn from others what works well in a learning environment.

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Managing challenging behaviours

It's hard to facilitate learning when challenging behaviours get in the way! They can be a result of a range of factors. It's complex and confronting. Whether it's aggressive behaviour or apathy, there are strategies you can use to develop a safe place to learn. Karen Dymke, who has had the experience over many years with this questions, will share ideas, insights and approaches for you to consider. 

This session is suitable for all staff but especially valuable to trainers.

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording


 

Thinking outside the square with Heather McTaggart

As a small community House, it is essential to look outside the box and identify ways to strengthen links to community and raise the profile of your organisation. The discussion touched on.....

  • Sharing resources
  • Collaboration
  • Strong partnering and networking
  • Identifying new partners
  • Working with government 

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 Vettrak

These Q&A sessions were for those using the Vettrak system, facilitated by Paul from - Ozsoft. Further sessions of this kind will be offered in the future. Most recent will appear at the top of the list.

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording


Best Practice in HR

An open forum discussing the challenges you face with people performance and how to better manage them using a variety of strategies. 

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation


Facebook

Find out how to advertise with Facebook and receive $50 towards this investment through the NEVCOP project.

Facilitated by Brett de Hoedt

Tuesday May 27 2.00-3.30pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation


The Marvels Of Managing Change

  • Resistance to change
  • Change and grief
  • Anticipating change
  • Developing a change management plan
  • Communicating change
  • Monitoring and evaluating change

Facilitated by Suzanne Diprose

Thursday May 22 2.00pm-3.30pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation


Mail Chimp

 

How to grow your business and reconnect with former students and clients using electronic newsletters with Mail Chimp.

Facilitated by Brett De Hoedt

Tuesday May 20 2.00pm-3.30pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation

Download Instructions for Exporting Data from Vettrak (Thank you to Gael Sibbing - The Basin Community House for supplying this resource)


The Delights Of Delegation

  • Underpinning principles
  • Your role as a leader
  • Building effective teams
  • Delegation barriers
  • Effective delegation
  • Delegation perils to avoid
  • Next steps

Facilitated by Suzanne Diprose

Thursday May 15 2.00pm-3.30pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation


Cracking Communication

  • Developing rapport
  • Components of communication
  • Active listening
  • Communication styles
  • Giving feedback
  • Addressing barriers
  • Next steps

Facilited by Amy Howard

Thursday May 8 2.00pm-3.30pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation


Conflict Management

Resolving Conflict in our sector

Employees and volunteers

Facilitated by Maureen McConnell

Thursday May 1 2.00pm-3.00pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation (If you wish to use this powerpoint externally, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Other useful links: ANHLC website - www.anhlc.asn.auConflict Resolution Network - www.crnhq.org


The Low Down On Bullying and Harassment

2014 changes to the Fair Work Act

  • Bullying and Harassment defined
  • Features of bullying
  • Impacts of bullying
  • Responses
  • Next steps

Facilitated by Suzanne Diprose

Thursday April 24 2.00pm-3.30pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation


The wonder of Workplace Wellness

  • The challenge of working in the community sector
  • The impact of stress
  • Sleep
  • Exercise
  • Lifestyle
  • Fun
  • Motivation & Change
  • Next Steps

Facilitated by Amy Howard

Thursday April 3 2.00pm-3.00pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation

Download the self care resources

Download the wellness workbook


Advertising Without Paying A Cent!

As a former journalist with Truth, Australian Associated Press, Channel Seven News and editor of community newspapers Sally Dusting-Laird will talk you through the steps of writing press releases, contacting the media and finding the “hook” to guarantee a story in your regional and community newspapers.

Facilitated by Sally Dusting-Laird

Thursday March 27, 2014 2.00pm-3.00pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation


Career development

As VET professionals it is vital to assist students with their career development.

This workshop will provide you with some basic tools to embed career development into your programs.

Facilitated by Debbie Whitehead

Wednesday November 20, 2013 4.00-5.00pm

This session will be offered at a later date


Sustainable Practice

As managers you should be ensuring the health and well-being of your employees and volunteers, reducing your carbon footprint and keeping up with the latest information to keep costs down.

You will be introduced to sustainable strategies to embed into your organisations practices.

Facilitated by Debbie Whitehead

Thursday November 28, 2013 2.00-3.00pm

This session will be offered at a later date


Moderation and Validation

Getting it Right — The importance of accredited Moderation and Validation

Facilitated by Sheila Douglas

Thursday December 5, 2013 2.00-3.30pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

Download the Powerpoint presentation

Download the validation support material


A-frame Moderation and Validation

All your questions answered.

Aimed at pre-accredited Trainers

Facilitated by Wendy Hiam

Friday December 13, 2013 3.00-4.00pm

Download the Blackboard Collaborate recording

If you wish to contact Wendy you can reach her by email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.