Monday, 14 December 2015

Parent workshops: March 2016

Teaching Maths and Financial Literacy

Down Syndrome NSW is pleased to announce two maths workshops for parents/carers by leading mathematics researcher and lecturer, Dr Rhonda Faragher. 

These parent workshops tackle two areas of learning that are both challenging and enormously useful for navigating life at and beyond school.

The brochure provides an outline of workshop outlines. Registrations are now open online. 

Wednesday 16 March, 2016 

SMC Conference and Function Centre, 66 Goulburn Street

Mathematics for Young Learners
 6.00pm - 7.00pm 
Cost $55 incl gst 

Financial literacy for Learners with Down syndrome
7:30pm - 8:30pm 
Cost $55 incl gst

For more information please contact 

Rhonda Faragher, PhD, is an academic working in the field of inclusive education and is currently with the Learning Sciences Institute Australia, Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University. She chairs the Asia Pacific Down Syndrome Federation, is a Board Member of Down Syndrome Australia, Trustee of Down Syndrome International and ViceChair, International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities Down Syndrome Special Interest Research Group. She has taught mathematics from early childhood to tertiary level and her research and teaching is based on the premise that all learners can enjoy and be successful at mathematics. She is the author of a number of publications, including an editor of the recent book, Educating Learners with Down Syndrome, published by Routledge. Rhonda has received a number of awards for her work, including the Commonwealth of Australia Endeavour Executive Award and the Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award from James Cook University.

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