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Down Syndrome NSW
Level 6/410 Church St, North Parramatta
9am-5pm Monday - Thursday
T: 9841 444

Friday, 27 May 2011

Students with Complex Needs: Who are these students? What are their Learning Needs?

10th June, 2011 – 8.30am to 3.30pm
Ourimbah Campus – Newcastle University, Brush Road, Ourimbah NSW 2258

A one day Workshop with Professor Barry Carpenter

Professor Barry Carpenter is Associate Director at the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT), and a Fellow at the University of Oxford. He has been instrumental in raising awareness of children with complex learning difficulties, who require more sophisticated pedagogy to meet their potential.

He has over 30 years experience in special education, and established the Centre for Special Education at Westminster College, Oxford. Barry was awarded the OBE by the Queen in 2001, for services to children with special educational needs.

Specialist staff and educators of students with special needs in both mainstream schools and special education school facilities will benefit from this focussed workshop with Professor Barry Carpenter whose expertise and advice is respected internationally.

Registration for:

All NSW DET staff must Register their attendance at My PL@DET - Course No. NR01690.
NSW DET Schools contact: Daniel Hayes, Principal - North Gosford Learning Centre: phone 02 4323 2800

NSW Health Staff and Non-government Schools contact :
Helen Astolfi - School Link Coordinator, Northern Sydney Central Coast Health phone: 02 4304 7878

Source: Disability Education and Employment News No. 7, Vol 7.

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