Parents in Education Week | Free Parenting Seminars | 28-30 Aug 2018

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Parents in Education Week – Free Parenting Seminars

The Parents in Education (PiE) Week speaker program is a series of FREE parenting seminars presented by education experts.

Each seminar is different, but they all focus on the importance of getting involved in your child’s learning from birth through school. You’ll also get some practical advice about how to support your child’s education. The speakers and panellists will offer strategies relevant to parents, caregivers, and educators of children of all ages (0 to 18 years).

 

Seminar 1 | How to Live Positively in a Digital World with Linda Cranley and Genevieve Johnson

Tuesday 28 August 2018, 7pm to 8:45pm | Star Room, Adelaide Entertainment Centre, or watch a livestream at a venue near you

This seminar is about the benefits and drawbacks of children’s technology use and how to balance screen time with learning and development. The Honourable John Gardner, Minister for Education will open the program at 7pm.

Key themes:

  • The benefits of digital learning versus how much is too much in a world where children’s technology use is increasing.
  • How increasing technology use affects young children’s social and emotional development, and health.
  • How parents can work with educators and professionals to help their child develop positive behaviours around digital media.
  • How to balance children’s use of technology with live interactions and activities.
  • What do positive relationships look like in a digital world?

Where to see it:

Register to attend live or watch the livestream at a venue near you.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS

Or watch the seminar live on YouTube HERE

 

Seminar 2 | Behaviours for Learning and Wellbeing with Dr Justin Coulson

Wednesday 29 August 2018, 7pm to 8:45pm | Star Room, Adelaide Entertainment Centre or watch a livestream at a venue near you

Understanding the different types of behaviours that can support your child’s learning and wellbeing and how you can help them develop these.

Key themes:

  • The fact that all behaviours have a purpose – they are a way that children communicate.
  • Understanding what your child’s behaviour is trying to tell you.
  • How external influences affect children’s behaviour.
  • How to help children develop behaviours that will help them learn and have a positive sense of wellbeing. These could include: confidence and resilience, self awareness, self management and social awareness, the ability to work through problems, deal with stress and form healthy relationships, skills in managing their emotions.

Where to see it:

Register to attend live or watch the livestream at a venue near you.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS

Or watch the seminar live on YouTube HERE

 

Seminar 3 | No More Bullying with Lesley Harrison, Brett Murray, and Andrew Fuller

Thursday 30 August 2018, 7pm to 8:45pm | Star Room, Adelaide Entertainment Centre or watch a livestream at a venue near you

This panel discussion will lift the curtain on bullying behaviour and help parents learn to detect and prevent bullying in their children’s lives.

Key themes:

  • Understanding what bullying is and the forms it can take including cyber- bullying.
  • How to identify behaviours that may indicate that your child is being bullied or is being a bully to others.
  • Understanding how to help your child change bullying behaviour.
  • How to help your child to develop behaviours and skills that will prevent and defuse bullying. These include self-esteem, resilience and positive relationships.

Where to see it:

Register to attend live or watch the livestream at a venue near you.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS

Or watch the seminar live on YouTube HERE

 

Watch the recordings afterwards

Every seminar will be recorded so they can be watched on YouTube. Subscribe to the Department for Education’s YouTube channel and you’ll be notified when the recordings become available. The recordings will be available until 30 November 2018.

There are also some locations showing recordings of the seminars. Visit the links below to view the locations and times:

Seminar 1 – how to live positively in a digital world
Seminar 2 – behaviours for learning and wellbeing
Seminar 3 – no more bullying


For more information and all enquiries please visit the Department for Education website.

What Parents in Education Week – Free Parenting Seminars

When: Tuesday 28 – Thursday 30 August 2018 | See session times above

Where:  Star Room, Adelaide Entertainment Centre (98 Port Road, Hindmarsh) or a livestream venue near you

Who: Parents, caregivers and educators of children aged 0-18

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: Department for Education website 

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