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 and basic Auslan, 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.

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: TBA

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