Education, literacy & numeracy
100 Seconds ’til Midnight: Stopping the Clock
100 Seconds ’til Midnight is an interactive series of events responding to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ plea for world leaders to take action on climate change before it's too late. Led by storyteller Bernard Caleo, a team of experts has been called upon to respond to an imagined climate change crisis, ten years into the future. Putting their minds…
Mapping Culture: Lasting Stories
How do we keep track of the stories that make up our lives? The repeated anecdotes among friends, the forgotten memories brought back by chance association, the family histories we’ve never heard before but that make so much sense when we do.
In another instalment of Mapping Culture, writer Alice Pung joins Bec Kavanagh and a special guest, whose work…
Children and Leadership
This event originally scheduled for Thursday 4 November has been rescheduled for 30 March 2022.
What do children think a leader is and does? What influences these ideas and how do they develop throughout the primary school years?
This session is for primary school educators, parents, and anyone interested in discovering how their child engages with the world. It provides…
Professional Development for Secondary Educators: Words and Pictures
Comics get a bad rap sometimes – the supposedly ‘easy’ visual sidekick to more demanding literary prose. But a growing field of scholarship focuses on the decoding skills required to create narrative meaning out of the relationship between text and image. Comics and graphic novels can reinforce critical literacy skills and transform the ways we tell and engage with stories.
Plain English Speaking Awards: 2021 Victorian State Final
This event scheduled to take place in person at the Wheeler Centre is now a live-stream only event and can be watched from this page on on Tuesday 10 August at 10.00am. This is in response to current health advice and restrictions on public events.
Find out more about our response to Covid-19 here.
What makes a good speech? How can you…
OutLoud Secondary Slam! 2021 Final
This event originally scheduled to take place on Thursday 14 October will now be broadcast as a digital live-stream at 1pm–2.30pm on Thursday 4 November. This is in response to current COVID-19 health advice and restrictions. While it is unfortunate that we can’t present this event in-person, we hope you will be able to tune in to the live-stream.
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