The CONNECT Program 2010

Frequently Asked Questions
 

How much does it cost?
How long is the program?
How big will the class be?

Where is it being held?
How do I enrol?
What do I need to bring?
Who is organising the program?

Cancellation Policy

How much does it cost?

Cost for the 3 days program will be $225 (inc GST) . Payment is by cheque payable to Thinking Ahead, by credit card (using Paymate) or by EFT (details available on request).   Please contact Derrin for account details if you prefer to pay by EFT.

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How long is the program?

The CONNECT Program is a 3 day program which will be run along a conference format, so you register and attend for the whole 3 days. Each day will run from 9 am to 4pm with a number of different sessions each day.

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How big will the class be?

Total numbers for the program this year will be limited to 30.  The group size for various sessions will vary in composition and size from the whole group to small groups. Some work will be completed individually although the focus will be on connecting with ideas and other like minds.

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Where is it being held?

The CONNECT Program will be held at Murdoch College, corner of South St and Murdoch Drive, Murdoch. The College is located in the grounds of Murdoch University and is readily accessible by train and bus as well as by car. Please check the map for details of where to park and where to meet for the CONNECT sessions

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How do I enrol?

To secure a place in the program you can either

Registrations cannot be accepted without payment. If you have any questions, please contact Derrin.
Please register by September 22nd.

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What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring a note book and pencil case as well as a USB thumb drive to take home the digital work you complete. You will also need to bring your lunch and morning tea with you each day along with a hat and a drink bottle.

We will advise you of anything else you will need to bring with you by email prior to the workshop.

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Who is organising the program?

Derrin Cramer taught for 10 years in the Mid West region and then until the end of 2005 co-ordinated programs for gifted students at St Stephen’s school in Duncraig, where she had established the gifted program in the Primary School. Since that time she has become increasingly busy working as an independent consultant to parents and teachers in the area of gifted education providing support and professional learning opportunities. Derrin completed a Masters Degree in Education specialising in Gifted and Talented education in 2007. Prior to this she had completed the Certificate of Gifted Education (Distinction) from UNSW and also taught in the GERRIC Poppyseeds program in Sydney. A guest lecturer in the Postgraduate Certificate Course in Gifted and Talented Education at Murdoch Uni on several occasions she has been an active member of the Gifted and Talented Children’s Association since moving to Perth in 2003 acting as the WA representative to the Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented (AAEGT) for 5 years including several as Treasurer. She is also a member of the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY). She has 2 gifted daughters.

Cancellation Policy
A refund less 20% administration costs will be made in the case of cancellation by you up to 14 days prior to the workshop date, provided the workshop still reaches minimum numbers. No refund will be issued if you cancel within 14 days of the workshop commencing except where a medical certificate is provided. If the program is cancelled due to insufficient enrolments, all registration fees will be refunded. The organisers reserve the right to change the advertised program should circumstances require, although all efforts will be made to provide a similar experience or workshop.

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If you have further questions, please email Derrin

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Please register by 22 September 2010