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Upcoming AVID Events

Focused Note Taking Workshop

AVID’s five phases of Focused Note-Taking empower students to take charge of their learning. The Focused Note-Taking process deepens students’ understanding of content through inquiry and learning- through-writing strategies.

Held online Wednesday 14 June, 2023 2- 4.30pm AEST

In this workshop you will:

  • Learn about AVID’s WICOR Teaching & Learning Framework.
  • Learn about and practise Focused Note-Taking (FNT) strategies.
  • Reflect on how they can improve the way that students take notes in their class
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Queensland Path 

This two day professional learning event will be held on Thursday 14 & Friday 15 September at Loganlea State High School, Logan.

2023 Queensland Path will be open to both AVID Australia Members and non-AVID members (schools not currently implementing AVID).
AVID Australia is currently finalising the Communities of Practice that will be on offer.

2023 Summer Institute

AVID Australia Summer Institute 2023 will be held from 29 November – 1 December at Victoria University City Tower in Melbourne.

Join fellow educators from around Australia and the United States who like you are passionate and engaged educators who want to bring out the best in their students and school communities.
More Information Coming Soon.

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AVID Australia ElevateXP is an online professional learning experience, open to all educators across Australia, providing new strategies, tools, resources and support that amplify best practices.

At ElevateXP you will:

  • Participate in 12 hours of exceptional professional learning delivered synchronously and semi-synchronously over two days
  • Engage in deeper learning time, which includes focused learning with a facilitator, small-group learning with other participants, and/or individualised learning
  • Be led by leading Australian teachers and U.S. experts who are trained and experienced facilitators of AVID
  • Experience and practise high-engagement teaching strategies
  • Learn how to establish engaging, rigorous classrooms that build community and a strong schoolwide culture
  • Access extensive resources for 12 months
Find out more about ElevateXP

Summer Institute

Summer Institute is a three-day professional learning event for schools, held annually in late November or early December in Melbourne.

Summer Institute is where educators experience the latest in AVID methodologies and strategies to successfully implement AVID in their context.

Participants attend one Strand where they will engage in a face-to-face Community of Practice, for three days. This provides an immersive learning experience and an opportunity to meet with colleagues from around Australia to plan and enhance their AVID implementation. Educators are also given opportunities to participate in a range of workshops outside of their Community of Practice, including, Site Team Planning for schools implementing the AVID system.

Find out more about 2022 Summer Institute


Path Training

Path Training is an optional, two-day immersion model of professional learning that allows educators to accelerate and deepen the AVID implementation at their school. The training can be customised for individual schools or developed to meet the needs of a school cluster or region in any state. Path Training can cater for educators who are new to AVID and for those who are looking to increase their AVID knowledge and skills. We have held Path Trainings in WA, QLD and NSW.