Professional Development

Potential Learning offers the following courses for professional development.

Jacqui leading a recent PD session
Jacqui leading a recent PD session


Assistive technology

Using simple tablet apps and computer programs to help learners who are challenged in the area of literacy.

This workshop covers:

  • speech to text
  • text to speechIMG_0464
  • predictive text for writing
  • note taking
  • reminders and organisation
  • mind mapping
  • simplification





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How can tablet technology enhance implementation of the Australian Curriculum?

How can tablets be used for assessment?

This workshop overviews apps such as:

  • Explain Everything
  • iMovie
  • Google apps
  • Creative Book Builder





teacher with ipadThe one (or two or three) iPad classroom 

Is it any use having one iPad?

Yes, it is! Explore ways one iPad can engage students and assist teachers.

This workshop covers:

  • organising your work and classroom routine
  • behaviour management apps
  • iPads as a part of group or rotation work



Getting Started with iPads in the Classroom

This workshop is a taster to get you thinking about the possibilities and get you started on the journey.

  • Management, organisation and logistics
  • Communicating with parents
  • What can you do with an iPad straight out of the box?

    Teachers at a Potential Learning PD session
    Teachers at a Potential Learning PD session
  • Pedagogical frameworks for using technology
  • Which apps should you get?


Introduction to coding

Coding is part of the new Digital Technologies component of the Australian Curriculum.

This workshop will help you feel comfortable with:

  • an overview of what coding actually is
  • what the Digital Technologies curriculum means in practice
  • how to start teaching coding




Not what you’re looking for?  Talk to us about customising or creating a session to fit your needs.

Download our Services for schools brochure here.



From the iPad Toolbox Conference 2015

“From those that attended the conference many commented on Jacqui’s presentations. They noted her strategies and content greatly informed their pedagogical practice of utilising iPads for improving learning outcomes and engagement.”

View the entire testimonial here.

From the School Leadership and Technology Conference 2015

“Over the two days Jacqui presented a presentation to other school leaders on highly effective technology related strategies and leadership to achieve excellence in teaching and learning.”

View the entire testimonial here.


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