The Darling Downs Branch will present an Afternoon with Christine Hills and the Collins Writing Program on Wednesday, 26 February, 2020. Afternoon tea will be served from 3:15 to 3:45 pm.
This workshop will allow teachers and school leaders an opportunity to:
Explore elements of grammar that are central to good writing and align with the Australian Curriculum
Develop writing resilience and prepare students for the rigours of the external assessment in the QCE
Skill build student abilities with cognitive verb usage
Develop an understanding of Focussed Correction Areas (Collins, 2007) and how these are used to provide quick and effective feedback to students
Participate in Type 3 Writing (Collins, 2007), a writing process which allows for increasing frequency of writing opportunities
Examine the role of writing in teaching practice
Adopt a clear change management practice to guide implementation
Develop whole school practice which guides feedback processes
Prioritise development of staff understanding of what makes good writing
With 10 years' experience as a Principal in primary, secondary, public and private schools, Christine Hills has focussed on ensuring school improvement results in real change for student outcomes. After receiving the Public Education Foundation Scholarship in 2014, Christine completed a leadership course at Harvard, Cambridge, where she became aware of the work of Professor John Collins on developing student knowledge and skills with writing across the curriculum. She has used learnings from Harvard to enhance the highly successful programs she has developed in schools in Central Queensland.
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|Venue:||St Ursula's - Toowoomba|
|Wednesday 26th February 2020|
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