This 1-day workshop is designed specifically for teachers looking to expand their knowledge, understanding, skills, and confidence when it comes to teaching creative writing. The session is full of practical tips, useful classroom strategies, and assessment suggestions for creative writing tasks (and their rubrics).
Suitable for: Teachers of Stage 2 – 6
Completing the Creating Fearless Writers course will contribute 6 hours of PD addressing Standards 2.1.2, 2.5.2, 3.1.2, 3.3.2, 5.2.2 of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
When: Friday 4 June, 9am – 3pm Where: Cavanbah Room, Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay Cost: FREE, registrations essential
Note: We are also running a separate free workshop in Lismore on July 15 and 16: Tall Tales & True: Inspiring Creativity in Students. Click here for details.
Siboney has worked as a freelance writer, editor, and manuscript assessor for over fifteen years. She has a deep love of the Extension 2 English course and has taught and mentored Extension 2 English students for several years. A qualified English teacher, Siboney has a Master of Philosophy in Creative Writing (UQ) and is about to embark on her PhD in Creative Writing. Siboney has also been a HSC marker of both Extension 1 and Extension 2 English.