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Setting yourself up for Success: Teaching in the Middle Years

  • 11 May 2023
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Online
  • 30



Session 3: Supporting Students Suffering from Trauma

Target audience – graduate and early career teachers

Are you new to teaching and teaching students in years 5 to 9? Are you looking for practical strategies to set yourself and your students up for success?

In this session you will explore how to create a classroom environment where all students can thrive. Trauma affects students in different ways. Develop your understanding of how trauma can impact student learning. And take away teaching strategies that will increase your confidence and skill to support your students.

About the facilitator: Leisa Taylor is a secondary science teacher and an educational advisor who specialises in the support of gifted and twice-exceptional students. She currently teaches preservice teachers.  Leisa works with teachers, parents and students using interventions that are based on evidence from the fields of education and psychology.

Setting Yourself Up for Success: Teaching in the Middle Years

Series Dates and Topics




April 27th

Setting Yourself Up For Success as a Middle Years Teacher

Liz Benson

Teacher and Executive Officer, Adolescent Success

May 4th

Behaviour Strategies For Middle Years Students (mix of ECM and ESCM)

Anj Dillion

Capability Manager and Head of Science, QLD DOE

May 11th

Supporting Middle Students Suffering From Trauma

Leisa Taylor

Teacher and Pre-Service Teacher Educator

May 25th

Evidence Based Practices for Students with Autism

Susan Brooke

Deputy Principal and Capability Manager, QLD DOE

June 1st

Differentiated Instruction: Designing and Scaffolding for Success

Gerard Alford

Teacher and Director ITC Publications

June 8th

Engaging with Middle Years Students and Their Parents

Anj Dillion

Capability Manager and Head of Science, QLD DOE


Tel: +61 452 475 184

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