Weaving magic in the teaching of English in Prep to Year 2 by Hayley Wilkes

Date Wed 25 Oct 2017
Time 4:00 PM
Venue ONLINE or Regional Group Viewing (See list for Regional Sites)
Format Webinar

Webinar Wednesday 25 October 4pm -5:00pm

Webinar Outline

This webinar provides opportunities for participants to understand and implement Australian Curriculum: English in engaging and inclusive ways for early learners. Participants will explore weaving the three strands of language, literature and literacy together, strategies to plan, teach and assess English, and inspiring young children to engage with and appreciate English. This webinar is based on a session from the recent ECTA Annual Conference and is being repeated for those who could not attend.

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 2,3,5,6
NQS Quality Areas: N/A

Hayley Wilkes

Hayley Wilkes, Principal Project officer (Prep to Year 6), Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA)
Hayley Wilkes is the Principal Project Officer (Prep to Year 6) at Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA). Hayley has taught across primary year levels and has spent most of her time teaching in the early years. She has taught in remote Torres Strait Islands and in Brisbane.
Hayley is passionate about reading and writing and sharing this enjoyment with students in the early years. As a Principal Project Officer (Literacy), Hayley facilitates literacy workshops across Queensland to provide teachers with strategies to support student learning and implement the Australian curriculum. In Semester 1, 2017 she has presented the Building Language and Communication Skills in Prep to Year 2 workshop, which focuses on developing language skills of diverse groups of students including students with disabilities.


Gympie Venue: One Mile State School Prep McLeod Street
Biloela Venue: Biloela State School - F Block
Mackay: CQU City Campus, Building 3, Room 1.08


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