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Positive Learning Behaviours Creating Remarkable Learning Communities

21 August 2024
ONLINE via Zoom Meeting


This active session will explore ways to create and maintain learning communities that encourage and model positive learner behaviours.
Together we will investigate ways to clarify and share expectations and review the types of behaviour we witness in our classes.

As educators we can’t act on every type of student behaviour – we have to make decisions on the spot: together we will consider the behaviours we can let slide and those we need to act upon.

We will also explore the idea of ‘Witnessing the good’  and implement a proven three-step approach inspired by Ramon Lewis.

We will wrap up the session with an opportunity for Reflective Practice using some strategies you can immediately implement in your classes.

Key topics covered in this webinar 

  • Shared expectations for effective learning and teaching
  • Considering learner behaviour in my classes
  • Witnessing the good: the power of connection
  • Big and small ticket items- avoiding the battleground
  • Restorative Practices: repairing the harm
  •  A three-step approach… contextualising the work of Ramon Lewis
  • Reflective Practice
NB. Can't make the session? We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session's closure. All Velg Training webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your time zone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

Wednesday 21st August 2024
11:00am - 12.30pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
11:00am - 12.30pm (AEST: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
10:30am - 12:00pm (ACST: SA)
10:30am - 12:00pm (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:30am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

Anyone looking to create and maintain learning environments that encourage and model positive learner behaviours.

  • VET Teachers
  • Trainers
  • Training Managers
  • Heads of Faculty/Department/Area Managers
  • Curriculum Developers/L&D Managers

What to expect

Presented by Kay Schlesinger, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint (in PDF format)
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resource 
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Kay Schlesinger

Kay Schlesinger has worked in numerous educational sectors, including a position as a Deputy Principal where she took responsibility for the professional Development of educators and supported new leaders in the sector. In the last 20 years Kay has worked in VET, Higher Education and as an Educational Consultant.

Kay has received awards for Teaching and Adult learning in the VET sector. She has continually demonstrated innovative approaches to teaching a diverse range of students. This was exemplified in 2018 when she presented at the AVETRA conference around Interactive Teaching and Learning Strategies.

In 2020 Kay was awarded an International Specialised Skills Institute fellowship by the Department of Education and Training for her work with new teachers. Kay is currently mentoring organisations around empowering new educators for organisational improvement.

Kay has also designed programs around Industry mentoring and was one of the keynote speakers at the 2021 VDC Annual Conference where she addressed: 10 Ways to Empower New Teachers for Success. A pathway for organisational success. Kay has also been a speaker at TAFE Director’s Australia and spoke at TAFE Queensland/ Holmesglen annual conferences. Kay is currently working with The Department of Education in a consulting role.

Developing the capability of educators has been Kay’s passion for many years. She is focussed on partnering with educators to create interesting, interactive learning experiences.


Wednesday, 21 August 2024

10:45am (AEST: QLD) - 11:00am (AEST: QLD) Join Time: Audio Test
11:00am (AEST: QLD) - 12:30pm (AEST: QLD) Webinar

Opportunities to interact

This session is being facilitated via the ZOOM MEETING platform.

Be prepared to:

  • Have a working microphone.

  • Have a working web camera.

  • Turn on your microphone and webcam (at least) during break-out practice activities.

Don't worry! Break-out rooms are not recorded!

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter, Kay Schlesinger, before the session, please email

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