Working with Students with Dyslexia - Understanding the Condition

5 places available

Start:  Tuesday 4 June 2019 - 3.00pm

Finish: Tuesday 4 June 2019 - 4.00pm

Login at least 20 minutes prior to start time.

Location : TLN online learning space

Prior to the live event, SSTUWA will email you detailed instructions about how to access the online training space.



About the course

The SSTUWA, in partnership with TLN in Melbourne, are pleased to offer this online learning opportunity for all Primary and Secondary Teachers.

There is an increasing awareness of the number of students who experience dyslexia.  In this session the presenter will explain the condition of dyslexia and explore how the condition impacts on the students learning and their ability to manage the typical classroom.  The focus of the session is on the condition and the student.

Teachers who enrol in this course should also onsider enrolling in the partner course - Working with Students with Dyslexia - Responding Effectively in the Classroom.

Delivery method: Live online event

The event will be one hour in duration and consist of live delivery of content at the specified time by a presenter and a host. You will also have an opportunity to interact with other participants and engage with the presenter online. Completing this course will contribute to one hour of professional learning and a certificate will be provided at the end of
the session.

About the hosts

Teacher Learning Network (TLN)

TLN is a Melbourne based, not-for-profit professional development provider supported by the Australian Education Union Victoria Branch and the Independent Education Union Victoria/Tasmania Branch. SSTUWA will be your major source of communication before the online event. Prior to the live event, SSTUWA will email you detailed instructions about how to
access the online training space. TLN will then provide immediate telephone support just before the event begins on the day, and during the training if required.


$ 40 : Members
$ 80 : Non-Members


Gail Preston

Nominated Audience

Primary and Secondary Educators

Online requirements

  • Stable internet connection
  • Laptop/desktop computer
  • Earphones or headphones (optional)


Professional Standards for Teachers in Western Australia

This training relates to the following standards :

Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
Standard 4 –Create and maintain supportive and sage learning environments
Standard 6 - Engage in professional learning.