On Demand Webinars

PETAA holds regular webinars for our members, featuring renowned children's authors, primary literacy experts and best practice classroom teachers. A full list can be seen below (for logged in members) of those that have been recorded and are freely available on demand.
  

In conversation with Australian Children's Laureate Gabrielle Wang

Posted on 22/02/2022
In this webinar, we talk with Gabrielle Wang, the Australian Children's Laureate 2022-23

  

In conversation with Matt Stanton (non-members sample)

Posted on 9/02/2022
Sample for non-members: Join us to discover how Matt Stanton became an author and illustrator, how he uses humour as a tool to 'distract' young readers, and learn why he thinks graphic novels are an important storytelling tool.

  

Research into Practice conversations: Teaching Writing- High Expectations in Early Years Classrooms

Posted on 31/01/2022
PETAA is working in collaboration with leading associations to create a series of conversations connecting research and practice. In these videos: Teaching Writing- High Expectations in Early Years Classrooms

  

Creating a student climate action group—with Michael Cannavan

Posted on 3/11/2021
Join us in conversation with Year 6/7 teacher Michael Cannavan as we talk about the climate action group he runs for his students, and how to implement one in your school.

  

Research into Practice conversations: Teaching the language of climate change science

Posted on 15/10/2021
PETAA is working in collaboration with leading associations to create a series of conversations connecting research and practice. In this video: teaching the language of climate change science

  

Creating new and imaginary worlds—with Katrina Nannestad

Posted on 13/10/2021
Join us in conversation with author Katrina Nannestad as we talk about her writing process, what she keeps in mind when writing for young people, and her tips for teachers and students when it comes to reading and writing.

  

Tips, ideas and inspiration for Book Week 2021

Posted on 28/07/2021
Join three teacher librarians in this webinar co-presented with the CBCA as they share their best tips, tricks and advice for celebrating Book Week at your school.

  

Exploring the 2022 CBCA Notables and Short List

Posted on 22/07/2021
PETAA has produced an introduction to new rich texts on the Australian children's literature scene in this video focusing on key features of books in the 2022 CBCA Notables and Short Lists.

  

Research into Practice conversations: Inquiry into teaching spelling

Posted on 22/07/2021
PETAA is working in collaboration with leading associations to create a series of conversations connecting research and practice. First: inquiry into spelling

  

Inside a Picture Book—With Claire Saxby and Jess Racklyeft

Posted on 28/04/2021
A conversation with author/illustrators Claire Saxby and Jess Racklyeft, whose new picture book Iceberg tells a hauntingly beautiful story – and might just help young people develop a sense and love and care for our precious natural world.

  

Hints for healing

Posted on 10/03/2021
In this special webinar, join Nicole Loehr as she explains her school liaison program STARTTS (Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors), along with top tips for teachers with students who have suffered trauma

  

Teaching the language of climate change science

Posted on 2/03/2021
An on-demand webinar conversation with Julie Hayes, co-author of the PETAA Publication Teaching the Language of Climate Change Science, as she shares tips for introducing scientific language for young people and classroom examples of best practice.

  

Read for Your Life!

Posted on 10/09/2020
Australian Children’s Laureate 2020–2021 Ursula Dubosarsky explores the power of reading

  

Te Rito Toi: Helping the return to school after COVID-19

Posted on 7/05/2020
Professor Peter O’Connor discusses the fantastic Te Rito Toi website, an Arts resources delight, for using with children post-trauma.

  

Reading with your child

Posted on 23/04/2020
Jennifer Asha shares tips and tricks for parents learning with their children at home during COVID.