National lit conference

CANBERRA - Educators will gather in Canberra in July to explore how they might nurture curiosity, inquiry and creativity in their students. The Australian Association for the Teaching of English and the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association are presenting CAPiTALiSiNG ON CURiOSiTY: ‘ninggi warrguu’ - look and ask why - Nurturing Inquiring Minds from July 3-6.

Hamilton to present

ADELAIDE - Dr Amy Hamilton, head of visual art at Flinders University and a principle writer for the Australian Curriculum (Visual Arts), will make a keynote presentation at the Visual Arts Educators of South Australia Winter Solstice Conference in August. Workshops will focus on Australian Curriculum writing and sharing of good practice.

HPE teachers rejoice

MELBOURNE - Primary HPE teachers will enjoy attending a July conference, designed to build the skills, knowledge and competency of primary HPE specialist and generalist teachers. On July 24, ACHPER will host their Primary Health & Physical Education Conference at the State Netball Hockey Centre. The full-day workshop will feature two keynote presentations and workshops.