As passionate educators, we believe in equipping teachers with the skills and knowledge to deliver vibrant sustainable performing arts programs in their school.

We are excited to announce that ASPA Education will be offering four dynamic Teacher PD Workshops in 2020. The 2020 workshop series will cover all new content to set you up with plenty of fresh ideas for the year ahead.

Find out all of the details below for the Melbourne sessions. Sydney dates and times will be announced in the new year.

2020 Teacher Professional Development Workshops – Melbourne

Inspire Your School Choir

Want to make your students sing with glee? Choir director, Jane Hennessy, will share simple and effective tricks of the trade to enable you to launch and run a vibrant school choir that students will want to join.

Date: Friday 28 February, 2020
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Location: 1st Kew Scout Hall, Kew
Cost: $190 – includes morning tea & lunch
Resources: Each participant will receive a booklet with warm ups, activities, music and digital resources.

Spectacular School Concerts

Do you want to put on a show that will blow your school community away, but don’t know where to start? Or do you have all the ideas ready to go, but need a helping hand to bring your production to life? Join Laura Knowling and Anna Joyce as they give you simple and effective tools to create a show-stopping (and stress-free!) performance.

Date: Friday 1 May, 2020
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Location: 1st Kew Scout Hall, Kew
Cost: $190 – includes morning tea & lunch
Resources: Each participant will receive a booklet with warm ups, activities, music and digital resources.

Performing Arts for Your Classroom

Want to make your curriculum sing? Learn how to incorporate performing arts into your classroom. Whatever your skill level, join Jessica Huggett as she brings music, drama and dance activities to life!

Date: Friday 31 July, 2020
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Location: 1st Kew Scout Hall, Kew
Cost: $190 – includes morning tea & lunch
Resources: Each participant will receive a booklet with warm ups, activities, music and digital resources.

Networking Night

We understand the importance of networking with fellow teachers to share ideas, goals and challenges. This event will give you the opportunity to collaborate with peers and collect some more tips to enhance your teaching experiences in the Performing Arts.

Date: Wednesday 3 June, 2020
Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Location: ASPA Office – 23 – 27 Valerie Street, Kew East
Cost: $60 – includes refreshments and wine
Special price: $50 if also registering for a PD Workshop

Registrations are now open for our 2020 workshops.

Download a registration form here.

 

Custom Workshops

We can work with you to design a workshop specific to your staff or you can select from one of our 2020 workshops to be delivered in your school. All workshops include practical, interactive and engaging activities and routines that can be taken directly to the classroom, and are supported by resource booklets, digital resources and a certificate of completion.

Duration: Delivered over 1 x 90-minute workshops, a full day, or over a series of sessions.
Location: In your school or at an ASPA centre.
Cost: Contact us for a quote.
Resources: Resource booklets, digital resources and a certificate of completion.

Duration

 

6 hours

 

 

Cost

 

$190 per workshop

 

 

Features

Practical ideas, activities and
routines for the classroom
Experienced facilitators
Supporting resource booklet

 

Outcomes

Learn skills that are readily
transferred to the classroom
Meet other teachers
Share ideas and experiences

 

  • “Enthusiasm breeds enthusiasm! Great job - you've reminded me of the spirit needed and what is most helpful for the kids.”
    Elinor CozensSouth Yarra Primary School
  • "Wow, what a talented duo! Beautiful singers and talented presenters. I’ve been to hundreds of PDs and this rates right up there as most fun but also helpful."
    Terry BeggsGeelong CRT Network
  • "So glad I came! A thoroughly engaging PD jam packed with practical ideas for teaching a range of age groups."
    Fiona BalthasarLilydale CRT Network
  • "Fantastic organisation, infectious energy and the representation of how positive reinforcement and feedback can truly impact adults and teachers, let alone students. I'm a better teacher and person for attending this PD session today."
    Peter MurnaneTeacher at Black Rock PS