Disability Dance Teacher Workshop

The Disability Dance Teacher Workshop is a two day professional learning course aimed at developing teachers' skills in the performing arts for students with a disability. 

This is an excellent opportunity for teachers to develop high-level skills in making dance works, engaging in music practices and exploring dramatic contexts for students with disabilities. Teachers will gain practical insight and knowledge, with the skills applicable to a wide range of disabilities. they will be equipped with teaching strategies to take back to the classroom. 

The program is suitable for teachers who have one or multiple students with a disability and is open to teachers from both government and non-government schools.

Sessions are facilitated by industry professionals and Department of Education teachers with specialised skills. Sessions will focus on:

  • Engaging students through movement, music and drama
  • Creating choreography for students
  • Using non-verbal communication, focusing on empowering and teaching students through performance, movement and gesture
  • Playbuilding and characterisation.

Numbers for this program are limited. We will accommodate as many from each school as possible.

The Disability Dance Teacher Workshop is a My PL registered course - Event No. RG00177

Completing the Disability Dance Teacher Workshop will contribute 10 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 1.6.2, 6.4.2 & 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Courses for 2017 are now open! Please click here to register for the 2017 program.

Online applications close 21 July

Dates: 4 and 5 August 2017

Venues: Busby West Public School - Starling Street, Green Valley NSW 2168

Cost: $330.00 for government teachers and $550.00 for non-government teachers

Application: Register through the online application form.

Withdrawal date: 2 August.
Participants who have been accepted into the course who withdraw on or after this date will be liable for the full payment.

For more information contact - Catherine Gilholme, Arts Initiatives and Events Officer Ph: 8512 1190