Courses and Conferences
These courses are open to everyone to attend; Parents, teachers, school executives, principals, allied health and medical professionals as well as students. These courses are held at RIDBC Renwick Centre, around Australia and in some international locations.
May of these sessions are available through remote access from around the country and world.
These sessions offer the research and practical skills as well as networking opportunities.



Cooperative Learning and Student Motivation

9:00 am | | CPE17BPC

The Best Practices Course provides 12 hours of instruction designed to deepen and expand participants’ knowledge of best practice pedagogical strategies for Interactive, Cooperative Learning and Learning Styles and Student Motivation.


Bilingual Symposium

8:30 am | | CPE17BLS

This year, our Bilingualism Symposium will have a special theme – the role of Deaf Mentors working with families of young deaf and hard of hearing children.


Executive Function: Strategies for the classroom

9:00 am | | CPE17EXF

Executive functions consist of a family of 3 core skills: inhibitory control (resisting one’s first impulse and giving a wiser, more considered response instead; staying focused and persevering), working memory (mentally working with and playing with ideas and facts, relating one to another), and cognitive flexibility (thinking outside the box; looking at familiar problems in new ways).


Differentiated Instruction

9:00 am | | CPE17DFI

The course focuses on building participants’ knowledge of strategies and routines that enable differentiated instruction. Topics include interactive and cooperative teaching activities, increasing motivation and positive attitude in the classroom through games and effective feedback, structuring daily programs, and classroom organisation.