SSTUWA

Graduate teachers who are members of the State School Teachers Union of Western Australia have access to the Top 100 Program; a national online community of graduate teachers who are union members.

There are two parts to the Top 100 Program. Courses are delivered live online to members who have registered for the program. Contact Kevlynn Annandale – kannandale@sstuwa.org.au to register.

SSTUWA members who registered for the live online courses also have access to the on-demand recordings of the ten sessions.

These recordings are accessible below, but are only accessible to union members.

Once you have completed an on-demand course, email Kevlynn Annandale – kannandale@sstuwa.org.au, to request a certificate.

Top 100 Courses
Course Description: The teaching year can be like riding wild rapids. There are moments of calm and then a wild flurry of twists and turns. Along with the unexpected and the challenging, there are predictable events and peak moments. The better you understand the cycle of the teaching year, the more likely you are to avoid plunging over the waterfall. The presenter will outline 10 moments that impact on most teachers and suggest ways that you can successfully manage these moments.

Presenter: Belinda Webb

TLN Course Code: SGRD2001


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Course Description: This session will explore 10 strategies to manage students’ behaviour to encourage engagement, increase student productivity and develop a classroom environment that you and the students can enjoy. The focus will be on routines, respect and relationships.

Presenter: Josh Walker

TLN Course Code: SGRD2002


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Course Description: Assessment is the process of gathering, analysing and interpreting evidence about student performance. Formative assessment supports teachers to make informed and consistent judgements to improve student learning. In this session the presenter will explore the top 10 techniques he uses and how you can translate these techniques to your own classroom.

Presenter: David Innes

TLN Course Code: SGRD2003


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Course Description: The best students write stories with depth and meaning. They listen with intent for different voices and shades of meaning in the written and spoken word. They understand questions and assessment tasks in every subject. Expert teachers understand techniques and have strategies and resources to bring these qualities out in their students and literacy outcomes improve as a result. In this session the presenter will share 10 tips for improving literacy skills in your classroom.

Presenter: Tanya Whiteside

TLN Course Code: SGRD2005


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Course Description: Teachers should be constantly engaged in adjusting their teaching to create meaningful and engaging learning experiences for all students. In this session the presenter will outline the top 10 techniques she uses to differentiate the learning program for her students; covering ideas for struggling students and highly capable students (and everywhere in-between).

Presenter: Ben Pisani

TLN Course Code: SGRD2004


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Course Description: Your first parent teacher interviews meetings can be challenging. You can frame the meeting as a conversation in which you discover more about the child and his/her family. You can use the opportunity to find out what works with the child and the parents’ aspirations for the child. This session will introduce 10 conversation starters for parent-teacher meetings, and how you might manage the responses. This is about a ‘conversation’ not an ‘interview’.

Presenter: Lara Schendzielorz

TLN Course Code: SGRD2006


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Course Description: It is now semester two and you have a chance to hit the refresh button. You can drop some instructional techniques that were not working and update those that ‘almost worked’. In this session an expert teacher will outline 10 instructional strategies that have worked for her and how you can transfer these to your own setting.

Presenter: Lori Pereira

TLN Course Code: SGRD2007


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Course Description: Teachers are surrounded by data and as a graduate, or early career teacher, you can feel overwhelmed by the amount of data, the requirement to process it and adjust your teaching in response to it. In this session the presenter will share her 10 tips to use data productively and effectively. It’s a short cut to becoming a data expert (like a cheat sheet)!

Presenter: Selena Fisk

TLN Course Code: SGRD2008


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Course Description: This is the time of the year when contract discussions might commence. It is also the time of the year when tiredness and illness can dominate your teaching experience. This is a good time to be talking with your Principal and senior leaders, but it can be daunting and difficult as a graduate. We have two experienced principals to share their Top 10 tips with you.

Presenter: Tim Delany (AEU) and Noel Dillon (IEU)

TLN Course Code: SGRD2009


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Date: 20 October 2020

Time: 7.30pm to 8.30pm

Course Description: This session builds on the popular carer advice session from 2019. This time the presenter will focus in on his Top 10 tips for job interviews. As you look to secure employment for the following year take this toolkit of skills into every job interview with you.

Presenter: Steve Whittington

TLN Course Code: SGRD2010


Contact Kevlynn Annandale (kannandale@sstuwa.org.au) to Register for this Course