WATTLE hosts workshops, seminars and events to bring together members and support teaching practice and academic scholarship.

If you have any suggestions for events, speakers or activities please check our event criteria and complete the online form.

Information and support material for past events is also available.

Upcoming events

Conversation Starters

Conversation Starters are a series of informal learning and teaching lunch time conversation sessions designed to connect teachers from different disciplines and faculties at UOW (Wollongong Campus). The aim is to create a supportive community where teachers can come together in person to share experiences, develop cross-disciplinary relationships, and learn tips and tricks for improving learning, teaching, connection and wellbeing.

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Embedding Aboriginal Knowledges - tackling the awkward with acceptance

Date:  Wednesday, 24 May 2023
Time:  12.30 pm – 1.30 pm 
Presenters: Dr Tracey Woolrych, Dr Peter Leeson and Dr Anna Sidis
Facilitators: Dr Alyce Mason and Eileen Bodey
Venue:  Wollongong Campus - Building 20, Room 5

This Conversation Starter will be guided by Dr Tracey Woolrych, Dr Peter Leeson and Dr Anna Sidis. There will be a short presentation to prompt wider discussion on the topic of embedding Aboriginal knowledges. This will be followed by a series of questions related to the topic, which will drive small group conversations among those in attendance. 


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