QLS WORKSHOPS

QLS Workshops

Throughout the year, NEAS will offer workshops across Australia for teachers and professionals as part of the Quality Learning Series (QLS). The NEAS Quality Learning Series provides valuable professional development and guidance for more than 750 participants Australia-wide every year.

Workshops are typically three hours in length and conducted at our member centre locations around the country. NEAS QLS workshops are free for all staff of Quality Endorsed Member Centres and Associate Members.

2020 workshops are now open!

Our QLS schedule for 2020 has now opened! Please note that some dates may be subject to change as it gets closer to the date.

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Quality Assurance 101; Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

Date: March 6, 2020
Location: Sydney, NSW

With a focus on quality assurance and best practice in the fundamental Quality Area A – Teaching, Learning and Assessment, this helpful NEAS workshop is suitable for teachers and academic managers alike.

The session will provide opportunities for participants to explore the wide variety of services offered by NEAS and how these may be accessed to support teaching, learning and assessment practices in ELT centres. Building from a ‘101’ footing will provide an opportunity for participants to understand the key differences between compliance and quality assurance in the area of teaching, learning and assessment and better understand their role in the quality assurance systems and continuous improvement cycles of their colleges.

This journey into teaching, learning and assessment will arrive at assessment moderation, where participants will have opportunities to review and share current practice as well as learn and implement practical skills to increase the quality of their assessment practices.

A PD must for teachers and managers, new and experienced.

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Quality Assurance 101; Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

Date: March 27, 2020
Location: Melbourne, VIC

With a focus on quality assurance and best practice in the fundamental Quality Area A – Teaching, Learning and Assessment, this helpful NEAS workshop is suitable for teachers and academic managers alike.

The session will provide opportunities for participants to explore the wide variety of services offered by NEAS and how these may be accessed to support teaching, learning and assessment practices in ELT centres. Building from a ‘101’ footing will provide an opportunity for participants to understand the key differences between compliance and quality assurance in the area of teaching, learning and assessment and better understand their role in the quality assurance systems and continuous improvement cycles of their colleges.

This journey into teaching, learning and assessment will arrive at assessment moderation, where participants will have opportunities to review and share current practice as well as learn and implement practical skills to increase the quality of their assessment practices.

A PD must for teachers and managers, new and experienced.

Register now

Emerging Leadership and Development in ELT

Date: April 3, 2020
Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Aimed at those involved in leadership and development of teams, this workshop aims to provide a platform for discussion on recruitment, continual professional development and training of staff.

Participants will share and explore best practices, reflect on current practices and design and develop action plans for future implementation.

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Engaging 21st Century Learners

Date: April 3, 2020
Location: Cairns, QLD

The world is rapidly changing and our schools need to change rapidly to avoid being left behind. How can we best prepare our students for the future?

This workshop will provide opportunity for designing and developing student centred, collaborative, contextualised and integrated classrooms and environments to ensure our students and our institutes are future ready.

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Emerging Leadership and Development in ELT

Date: June 12, 2020
Location: Sydney, NSW

Aimed at those involved in leadership and development of teams, this workshop aims to provide a platform for discussion on recruitment, continual professional development and training of staff.

Participants will share and explore best practices, reflect on current practices and design and develop action plans for future implementation.

Register now

Emerging Leadership and Development in ELT

Date: July 3, 2020
Location: Brisbane, QLD

Aimed at those involved in leadership and development of teams, this workshop aims to provide a platform for discussion on recruitment, continual professional development and training of staff.

Participants will share and explore best practices, reflect on current practices and design and develop action plans for future implementation.

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Emerging Leadership and Development in ELT

Date: July 17, 2020
Location: Perth, WA

Aimed at those involved in leadership and development of teams, this workshop aims to provide a platform for discussion on recruitment, continual professional development and training of staff.

Participants will share and explore best practices, reflect on current practices and design and develop action plans for future implementation.

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Engaging 21st Century Learners

Date: August 21, 2020
Location: Melbourne, VIC

The world is rapidly changing and our schools need to change rapidly to avoid being left behind. How can we best prepare our students for the future?

This workshop will provide opportunity for designing and developing student centred, collaborative, contextualised and integrated classrooms and environments to ensure our students and our institutes are future ready.

Register now

Engaging 21st Century Learners

Date: August 21, 2020
Location: Brisbane, QLD

The world is rapidly changing and our schools need to change rapidly to avoid being left behind. How can we best prepare our students for the future?

This workshop will provide opportunity for designing and developing student centred, collaborative, contextualised and integrated classrooms and environments to ensure our students and our institutes are future ready.

Register now

Quality Assurance 101; Getting the most out of your NEAS membership

Date: October 30, 2020
Location: Adelaide, SA

Who exactly are NEAS and how does your membership benefit you? Meet one of our friendly and industry-expert NEAS Quality Assurance Assessors and get answers to all the questions you always wanted to ask, including: What’s the best way to prepare for a NEAS visit?

How can I get the information I need from the NEAS website?

What templates & forms are useful for me? What professional development does NEAS offer? What’s the difference between Quality Assurance and compliance? And many more!

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Engaging 21st Century Learners

Date: November 13, 2020
Location: Sydney, NSW

The world is rapidly changing and our schools need to change rapidly to avoid being left behind. How can we best prepare our students for the future?

This workshop will provide opportunity for designing and developing student centred, collaborative, contextualised and integrated classrooms and environments to ensure our students and our institutes are future ready.

Register now

Quality Assurance 101; Getting the most out of your NEAS membership

Date: December 11, 2020
Location: Hobart, TAS

Who exactly are NEAS and how does your membership benefit you? Meet one of our friendly and industry-expert NEAS Quality Assurance Assessors and get answers to all the questions you always wanted to ask, including: What’s the best way to prepare for a NEAS visit?

How can I get the information I need from the NEAS website?

What templates & forms are useful for me? What professional development does NEAS offer? What’s the difference between Quality Assurance and compliance? And many more!

Register now

Change Management

Date: July 26, 2019
Location: Brisbane, QLD

• What types of organisational change have you been involved in?

• How was the experience for you?

Aligned with NEAS Quality Framework D: Administration, Management and Staffing, this workshop provides guidance and support for management staff who would like to effectively prepare, equip and support individuals to successfully adopt change in order to drive organizational success and outcomes.

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Leadership in ELT

Date: October 4, 2019
Location: Melbourne, VIC

Every organisation needs leaders that pursue quality. Whether in management, teaching or administration, a leader in English Language Teaching (ELT) influences the decisions of others through dedication and practice. In Leadership in ELT, NEAS will be presenting key skills that are vital in leading your organisation.

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Drama in ELT

Date: October 4, 2019
Location: Melbourne, VIC

This workshop sheds light on aesthetic engagement – those aha! moments in the language learning classroom, when international students of English have an academic, emotional, intellectual or artistic breakthrough in their language learning as a result of their participation in Drama in ELT.

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Leadership in ELT – Cairns

Date: October 11, 2019
Location: Cairns, QLD

Every organisation needs leaders that pursue quality. Whether in management, teaching or administration, a leader in English Language Teaching (ELT) influences the decisions of others through dedication and practice.

In Leadership in ELT, NEAS will be presenting key skills that are vital in leading your organisation. The workshop includes a face to face workshop and access to the online course NEAS ELT Leadership Program. As a participant you will be part of a blended learning community, gaining insights from counterparts at the 2019 CamTESOL Conference, while getting a taste of the 2019 NEAS Management Conference – Leadership in ASEAN and Australia: Influencers in ELT.

The NEAS ELT Leadership Program has been underpinned by the instructional design concept of Thiagi’s four doors. The four doors are The Library (Readers are Leaders!), The Cafe (Social Learning), The Playground (Learning as Play) and Assessment Centre (Formative and Summative) and explores topics such as authentic, transformational, emerging and inspirational leadership.

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Drama in ELT – Cairns

Date: October 11, 2019
Location: Cairns, QLD

This workshop sheds light on aesthetic engagement – those aha! moments in the language learning classroom, when international students of English have an academic, emotional, intellectual or artistic breakthrough in their language learning as a result of their participation in Drama in ELT.

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Transformation in English Language Teaching (ELT) – Bangkok

Date: February 11, 2020
Location: Bangkok, Thailand,

The Transformation in English Language Teaching (ELT) workshop is focused on Transformative Journeys in Education. The workshop theme seeks to explore how as leaders, teachers, practitioners and students in international education we undergo transformation through our intercultural experiences.
The two key questions we are asking participants to explore in this workshop are:
• As a leader, teacher, practitioner, professional or student in education, what transformative journeys have you seen or experienced?
• How can we harness the power of journeys in creating and maintaining a sustainable future in education?

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Increasing Learner Autonomy

Date: October 11, 2019
Location: Hobart, TAS

Why is Learner Autonomy considered important, not just for language learning but for learning in general? This workshop will ensure participants better understand principles of Learner Autonomy, share and explore best practices, and reflect on current practice and plan for action.

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