Thursday, 30 June 2016

ACEL Tas Awards

Music Count Us In! 2016 Southern Tasmania Celebration

Contact: Danny Munting, Rose Bay High School
p: 62 429299   e:

Date: 3 November 2016      
Location: Bellerive Boardwalk

Intended Audience: Principals, Music Teachers in the South

Please see attached information for further details

Hobart LINC July School Holiday Fun

Free Creative Writing Workshops for Young People

Save-a-Mate Alcohol and Other Drug Course

Performer Callout Glenorchy Carols by Candlelight

Contact: Michael McLaughlin, Glenorchy City Council
p: 62166312   e:

Date:  10 December 2016 
RSVP: Expression of Interest close September 15
Location: Southern Tasmania

Intended Audience: Performing Arts and Music Staff: Primary & Secondary

Would your school choir or band like to be part of a dynamic 2016 community Christmas event - compared by ABC 936 ABC presenter Ryk Goddard ?

Then express your interest in performing at the 2016 Glenorchy Carols by Candlelight event in Tolosa Park on Saturday the 10 of December, 2016.

Glenorchy Carols welcomes expressions of interest from a diverse range of school performers from primary school choirs, to high school bands.

Simply fill in this quick online expression of interest.
and we will get back to you with more information.

You can follow Glenorchy Carols on Facebook!
Glenorchy Carols is a project of Glenorchy City Council and the Lions Club.
For further queries please email:

Living Well After Cancer

Seasons for Growth Companion Training

Lost Voices of Old Hobart Town, Of Sea and Storm Creative Writing Workshops

Ten Day Sailing Program For Refugee And Non-Refugee Youth

Tasmanian Association for the Gifted Announces Keynote and Invited Speaker Presentations

Contact: Lynne Maher, Tasmanian Association for the Gifted Inc
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Date: 26 August 2016 Evening - 28 August 2016    RSVP: Registrations close 26 August
Location: Hobart

Intended Audience: Educators, Parents, School Psychologists

TAG has worked with the conference keynote and invited speakers to select a fabulous and varied line-up of topics about gifted young people which will be of interest to parents, educators, policy makers and psychologists.

Keynote speaker Leslie Graves, president of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children will present about
  • Parenting 
  • Gifted students with other challenges
  • Difficult behaviors 
Invited speakers, Michele Juratowitch, Carol Barnes and Debbie Youd will conduct sessions which cover
  • Differentiation of curriculum and tasks
  • Boredom
  • Happiness
  • Identification
  • Social-emotional needs
  • What Australia needs to do to achieve NO LIMITS for gifted student
And a host of other speakers have great information to share.
For more information about the speakers:
Register at
Leslie Graves
Debbie Youd
Michelle Juratowitch

Maritime Museum of Tasmania A Voyage into the Past Learning Program 2016 Invitation to Teacher’s Preview

Awesome Astronomy

BioBlitz in Latrobe- Early Bird Booking Open

Upcoming BEA Conference Thinking, Teaching, Doing Business

Documentary About the Transition From Grade 6 to Year 7

Bicycle Education Programs Sporting Schools Funding

Family Activities At Port Arthur

ACHPER Tasmania & Gymnastics Tasmania Ignite! Workshop

Hobart Phoenix Basketball Association - Aussie Hoops Program Term 3

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Fishcare Tasmania Schools Education Program

Japanaka Errol West Annual Lecture

ArtRage 2015 Selection

National Water Week 2016 – TasWater Poster Competition

Contact: Kate Beard, TasWater
p: 03 6237 8506   e:

Date: June to September 2016     RSVP: Entries close Monday 12 September
Location: Statewide

Intended Audience: Primary School Teachers

Do you want to encourage your students to think about water conservation or how water is vital for life and our communities? Use the National Water Week TasWater Poster Competition as an opportunity to get your students engaged with their natural environment, and thinking about how important water is.
Encourage students to design an A3 poster to detail or illustrate what this year's theme 'Water – life – growth' means to them.

There are prizes to be won for students and schools!

An information pack will be posted out to your school from TasWater before the end of term.

Variety Tasmania Scholarship Grants

School Holiday Workshop Drawn Home with Jessie Pangas

National Tree Day 2016 - free seedlings available

Free Water Treatment Plant Tours

EGG - Terrapin Puppet Theatre & Melbourne Theatre Company

Tassie Out and About - A Collation of Local Events and Activities for Families.

Free Penguins for Primary Schools

Free Sailing Day Aboard STV Windeward Bound

Online Catch Up Literacy training

School Holidays Archer Program

Dialogues With Materials

World Education Forum Tasmania Inc. Dinner Meeting

Hobart Extinction Matters BioBlitz

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Film Festival School Kits Available Term Three

Contact: Katie Ferguson, MyState
p: 0407 000 785   e:

Date: Available Anytime    RSVP: Entries close 27 October 2016
Location: Statewide

Intended Audience: All Teachers and Principals

The 2016 MyState Student Film Festival is open and to help the teachers at your school get the most out of their filmmaking experience, we've created the MyState Student Film Festival School Kit.

The School Kit has been designed especially for teachers and contains essential information and resources to help make participation in the Festival and simple and straightforward as possible – including specially designed film making 'how-to' guides..

We will be sending kits to all schools in the first week of Term 3. To request a kit, please email us at

MyState is also offering schools the chance to win their very own Rode Boom Microphone Kit. This cool piece of equipment gives student filmmakers the chance to create professional sound quality in their film. It's great for schools as it suits everyone from beginners to experienced professionals.

Register your school as entrants in the MyState Student Film Festival via our website by 25 July 2016 to go in the draw to win.
Teachers School Kit

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Online Virtual Classrooms - Free Sessions on Cyber-bullying and Making Good Choices Online

Isobel Williams - Winner of the Doreen Hopkins Medal 2016

An Evening with Mem Fox

PL Maths Is Everywhere, with Jenni Connor ECET

TMAG Tempest Educator's Preview Event

Tasmanian Society for Information Technology in Education TASITE- AGM and Strategy Meeting

The Young Creative Writers Awards 2016

Early Entry to Kindergarten

Dream Big Art Competition

Engaging Adolescents - Resolve Teeange Behaviour Issues

Contact: Parentshop Pty Ltd
p: 02 66808910   e:

Date: 11 October 2016          RSVP: Early bird closes 27 September 2016
Location: Launceston

Intended Audience: School Counsellors, Psychologists & Chaplains

A comprehensive one-day training course that equips you with the knowledge to teach parents and carers skills to resolve their teenager's behaviour problems.

The course looks at adolescent challenges and how to hold reasonable expectations of teenage behaviour.
Easy to use techniques for parents and carers to enlist teenagers to manage their own behaviour and emotional reactions, also how parents can build a relationship with their teenagers and strategies for dealing with unacceptable behaviour.

What's included:       Registration Form
  • A comprehensive manual to teach parents Engaging Adolescents™ in a few one-to-one sessions or in a three-meeting parent program.
  • A USB with a slideshow for parent presentations.
  • Session-by-session guidelines for parent meetings.
  • A certificate of completion.
  • A licence to teach the program for two years.
  • Lunch and refreshments.

123 Magic & Emotion Coaching - Resolve Difficult Behaviour in Children 2-12

Contact: Parentshop Pty Ltd, Parentshop Pty Ltd
p: 02 6680 8910   e:

Date: 10 October 2016          RSVP: Early bird closes 26 September 2016
Location: Launceston

Intended Audience: School Counselors, Psychologists & Chaplains

A comprehensive one-day training course that equips you with the knowledge to teach parents and carers of 2-12 year-olds skills to manage their children's difficult behaviour. The easy-to-use techniques help children develop self-control and respond flexibly to frustrations and upsets.

The 1-2-3 Magic program is based on a behavioural theoretical framework. Emotion coaching is a complementary strategy to the behaviour management techniques of 123 Magic supporting parents to teach children emotional intelligence skills using cognitive-behavioural strategies.

This is an evidence based program, studies demonstrate the efficacy of the 1-2-3 Magic® & Emotion Coaching program in significantly decreasing children's behaviour problems.
Registration Form

Careers in the Australia Grains Industry Workshop

Cracking the Hard Class with Dr Bill Rogers

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Supporting Year 7 Science - classroom visits

The Critics Choice - Anti-Tobacco Education Program & Competition

Contact: Glenn Mitchell, Quit Tasmania
p: 03 6242 8122   e:

Date: 31 May - 30 September 2016          RSVP: Entries close 30 September 2016
Location: Online

Intended Audience: All Interested, Primary, Secondary, Colleges, Teachers - All

The highly successful Critics Choice program is back again in 2016. Available online, The Critics Choice is easily accessible, efficient and a reliable resource for all teachers to incorporate into the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education Years 5 to 10.

Included in the 2016 Critics Choice program are 10 new anti-tobacco advertisements from around the world for students to view, a teacher's resource with flexible activities that can easily be adapted to suit students' interests, as well as useful background information on smoking in Australia.

After participation in the program, students have the opportunity to vote for their favourite ad for the chance to win a $100 JB HiFi voucher for themselves, and schools can enter to win a $500 sporting equipment voucher.

The Critic's Choice online portal opened on World No Tobacco Day - May 31 2016 and runs until 30 September 2016 and available online at
School Flyer

Thursday, 2 June 2016

Masterclass Series Dr Douglas Reeves

Physical Activity for Learning and Concentration

Management of Diabetes in the School Environment

Dig for the Diggers - Commemorating the Battle of Fromelles

Artist Talk Con Rhee at Devonport Regional Gallery

TOSA Inc present a one day workshop with Joanna Patrick

2016 MyState Student Film Festival Now Open

Contact: Katie Ferguson, MyState Student Film Festival
p: 0407 000 785   e:

Date: 25 May - 27 October 2016      RSVP: 27 October 2016
Location: Statewide

Intended Audience: All Teachers Kindergarten to Tertiary, Principals, Support Staff

The MyState Student Film Festival is Tasmania's premier artistic opportunity for local students to showcase their talent and creativity in the visual arts.

Created in 2003, the Festival aims to give Tasmanian students the chance to develop their resourcefulness, teamwork, writing and filmmaking skills, by making and entering their own short film in the Festival.

We've tweaked, updated and enhanced the offering of the 2016 Festival so read on to find out what's new and how teachers can be involved, awarded and how to register for a competition prize.

Capacity Building Grants for Eligible Tasmanian Schools

Free Penguins for Primary Schools

Fiji Power - Free trip for Teacher and for Students

Federal Election Teacher Resource

Catch Up Literacy and Catch Up Numeracy Training

$50k funding available for Playground Equipment and Outdoor Exercise Equipment