Professional Development
Courses & Workshops

 

Obtain your professional development with us

 

 

The Shepherd Centre is proud to offer a range of Quality Teaching Council (QTC) Registered Professional Development workshops, accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA),  ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) and internationally with the Alexander Graham Bell Academy. We aim to equip teachers and other professionals working with young people with hearing loss with the necessary knowledge and practical skills required to assist children with hearing loss to develop clear, age-appropriate speech, language and social skills through listening, in a variety of educational settings.

 

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Who should attend?

Itinerant support teachers for children with hearing loss
K-12 teachers
Early intervention specialists
Preschool staff
Childcare workers

Some courses are suitable for parents with school-age children. Please refer to the individual course descriptions.

About the Course Developer

Hearing loss professional developmentDr Anne Fulcher, PhD LSLS Cert AVT ®, has been working with children with hearing loss for over 40 years. Anne was introduced into the field as a tutor to Dr Bruce Shepherd’s two children with profound hearing loss while completing BADipEd in Maths, Education and Psychology at Macquarie. Anne was awarded a Rotary Postgraduate scholarship to complete a Masters Degree in Speech and Hearing Loss at Smith College/Clarke School, Massachusetts. She completed her PhD: “Speaking for Themselves: Speech Outcomes of Auditory-Verbal Children with Early-Identified Severe/Profound Hearing Loss” in 2012.

The Shepherd Centre’s transdisciplinary team includes audiologists, child and family counsellors and speech pathologists.

 

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ALL INQUIRIES

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (02) 9370 4401

 

Our 2020 Professional Development workshop calendar is currently being finalised. If you would like to be updated with our upcoming courses, please join our mailing list and we will update you once the course details and dates are published.

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