News and Events
7 August 2018
Distinguished Professor Anne Castles and Dr. Jennifer Buckingham participated in a discussion/debate held on 31 July 2018, in an effort to roll out phonics instruction for effective teaching of reading and writing in high performing schools.
23 Feb 2018
The NSW Department of Education has recognised the need for involving and linking with clinics and private practitioners – that is, school-external, evidence-based organisations.
23 Jan 2018
PhD student Signy Wegener and Professor Anne Castles answered the question, How does oral vocabulary knowledge help children learn to read?
07 Dec 2017
Australia has lifted its results in the Progress in International Reading Study and now ranks number 21 out of 50 countries.
High performing students have led the turnaround, but struggling readers have not improved.
The Macquarie University Reading Clinic hosts a number of Professional Development workshops throughout the year.
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Seminars, Conferences and Workshops of interest
|Event Date(s)||Event type||Location||Title||Link for more information|
|Friday, 13 July 2018||Seminar||Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University|
How does the brain learn to read?
|26 - 27 July 2018||Workshop|
Current Issues in Child Bilingual Development
|9 - 10 August 2018||Workshop|
Language Acquisition Workshop (LAW18)
Other Events - the Macquarie University Emotional Health Clinic
|Friday, 1 June 2018||Intervening on Interpersonal Risk Factors for Anxiety, Depression and Suicide||https://openmq.com.au/course/CEH027|
|Friday, 29 June 2018||Transdiagnostic CBT for Emotional Disorders||https://openmq.com.au/course/CEH025|
|Friday, 24 August 2018||Cool Kids Anxiety Program, face-to-face training and online accreditation||https://openmq.com.au/course/CEH018|
|Friday, 21 September 2018||Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (TF-CBT) for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)||https://openmq.com.au/class/CEH028-1|
|Friday, 19 October 2018||Using the Therapeutic Relationship to Improve Social Functioning||https://openmq.com.au/course/CEH026|
|Anytime, online||Cool Kids online training and accreditation||https://openmq.com.au/course/CKAP01|