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Tailored to suit the year level and school specific work requirements, these workshops are fun ways to explore narrative and poetic writing.
This presentation can be geared for any age level and tailored to suit your needs. Students are encouraged to tackle poetic and narrative compositions often in engaging and surprising ways. The approach and focus can be negotiated with the host.
There are two essential components when addressing the comparative task in VCE English. One has to be well versed in the texts themselves but also in how to prepare a written response to highlight that understanding. The skills involved are quite complex but there are ways of exhibiting one’s understanding and insight where the texts […]
Reflective practice is an important tool within each and every working environment (schools, businesses and corporations). People learn from by reviewing their own professional experiences and by sharing what they have learned. It is, in fact, one of the most important forms of professional development that goes beyond theories about functions and processes. By consciously […]
Wilfred Owen is more than a war poet. His verse challenged the precepts of the day; the military establishment, the church, the classical training and the social predisposition to support war. This presentation helps students and teachers dissect specific poems from Owen’s collection. It provides an overall framework for understanding and appreciating Owen’s message and […]
The study of a single text requires not just an understanding of the story but an ability to interpret and analyze events. This presentation can be geared around any set text in the VCE curriculum and will look at directing the knowledge toward a text response outcome. The texts that can be covered are: Medea […]
The average onset age of depression in 1960 was thirty years or older. Today it is fifteen years or younger. This presentation contributes to an appreciation of what adolescent depression actually is; how it is clinically defined, its causes and how it manifests itself in an individual. The novel, Finding Coaby, is used as a […]