Wednesday 21 August – Writing Conferences That Make A Difference

Presented by Deb Sukarna for Foundation to Year 6 Teachers

  • Features of an effective writing conference
  • Understanding the Conference Hierarchy – knowing the focus for feedback
  • A practical scaffold to help teachers improve their conference skills and management
  • Helping students to know how to help themselves as Writers – being metacognitive
  • Making conferences manageable and timely
  • Importance of oral language in Writers Workshops
  • Helping teachers prepare for conferences
  • Helping teachers structure effective conferences
  • Ways of organising conferences
  • Conferencing and assessment go hand in hand


Workshop Details


Heidelberg Golf Club

Main Road

Lower Plenty Vic 3093



Week Day Workshops: 9:15 am to 3:15 pm

Saturday Workshops: 10:00 am to 3:15 pm



$260 per person, or $240 per person (including GST) for two or more participants from the one school

(Cost includes morning tea, lunch and hand-outs)


Terms and Conditions

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