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Positive Behaviour for Learning: Meaningful Home/School Engagement

June 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Have you heard of Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L)?

Has your child’s school mentioned a Positive Behaviour Plan?

“Behaviour” is a focus of discussion for many parents and educators, and can be a source of considerable angst and concern. Where behaviour is not well understood and students do not receive appropriate support, it can undermine student engagement in learning. To achieve successful inclusion, it is critical that families and schools achieve productive conversations towards approaches which support rather than punish or exclude.

In this presentation, we will discuss the ways schools use PB4L to support student behaviour, engagement, and learning. Suggestions for how schools and families could meaningfully engage will also be discussed. This presentation is appropriate for parents who have their child enrolled, or soon to enrol, in a Government, Catholic or Independent school.

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Download the Accessible word document flyer here

Guest Presenter:

photo of Shiralee Poed

Dr Shiralee Poed is a Senior Lecturer at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, at the University of Melbourne.

For almost 30 years, Shiralee has worked as a teacher in Australian state, Catholic and independent primary, secondary and special schools, as well as in various senior educational roles. Prior to commencing at the University of Melbourne in 2011, Shiralee was a lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University, Queensland.

Shiralee’s research interests include disability discrimination in education, reducing the use of restrictive interventions, and using Positive Behaviour Interventions and Supports with fidelity. She is also a member of the Academic Advisory Panel of All Means All Australian Alliance for Inclusive Education.


Who should attend?

This event is being offered for families of students with disability.

This event will be held at The Autism Hub & reading Centre, Woolloongabba – details below.


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June 27, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Community Resource Unit Ltd.
07 3844 2211


The Autism Hub
141 Merton Road