2015 Visiting speaker series: Melbourne
May 04, 2015 - May 04, 2015
Introducing Associate Professor John Munro BSc, MA, BEd, PhD
Dr John Munro is Head of Studies in Exceptional Learning and Gifted Education at University of Melbourne. As well as being a trained primary and secondary teacher, Dr Munro is also a registered psychologist. Throughout his career, Dr Munro has conducted extensive research in literacy learning and learning difficulties, maths learning disabilities, gifted learning, learning internationally, professional learning, and school improvement.
He is a consultant to several Victorian and national school improvement projects, a Life Member of Learning Disabilities Australia, and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders. He was president of the Australian Remedial Education Association and chair of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists.
He has worked in the International Baccalaureate programme, for the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge and was an international consultant to the Primary Years
Program. Dr Munro is also credited with developing the Victorian Essential Learning Standards English syllabus and numerous learning difficulty support materials for the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
Please draw this event to parents and the wider school community as well as colleagues who are not in IB World Schools and encourage all who are interested to attend.
Dr Munro will focus on:
Catering for gifted learners in the IB: Strategies for differentiating the pedagogy for talented outcomes
The venue for the presentations will be:
Melbourne Monday 4 May 2015 at 7 pm
Lauriston Girls School, 38 Huntingtower Road, Armadale, Victoria 3143
Registration is necessary as seats are limited.
Registration is available online at http://wired.ivvy.com/event/AAIBS/
Registration fee is A $85 including GST. Credit Cards accepted.