QLD State Bowl and Resource Day - Monday July 24th

National - Online Webinar - Advanced Coaching Techniques for GIPS Coaches

VIC Coach Training Workshop - Saturday November 18th

QLD State Bowl & Resource Day
Future Problem Solving students and coaches in Queensland are invited to attend the FPS Queensland State Bowl and Resource Information Day on Monday July 24th (8:45 am - 2.00 pm).

Students will work in their own teams of four to complete a Global Issues booklet on a Medical Technology Future Scene within a two hour time frame. Coaches receive fast modified feedback about the booklets. The students then work to present an action skit after lunch.

There will also be a guest speaker to provide further perspectives on the topic, Medical Technology.

This day provides the students with an opportunity to more fully prepare for the real Qualifying Problem which must be completed before August 10. Past experience has shown that students who attend these days are well represented when the Finals invitations are issued at the end of August.

Students can be registered in teams of four as Junior, Middle and Senior teams.

Cost per student: $15. Please note students and coaches need to provide their own morning tea and lunch.

As numbers are strictly limited, please register your teams as soon as possible.

Venue: St Josephs College, Gregory Terrace. Brisbane.

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National Online Webinar  -  Advanced Coaching Techniques for GIPS Coaches
A workshop on advanced coaching techniques for coaches of Global Issues Problem Solving students. Topics covered in the two hour workshop are;
- Getting the best from each team member: motivation and commitment
- Aligning booklet submissions to the evaluation scoresheets 

- Using topic research to add clarity and quality to students’ thinking
- Using Futuristic trends to increase creative responses
- Adding depth to criteria, solutions and action plans 

When:  Thursday, July 27th     3:30pm - 5:30pm

Cost:   $150 per person (GST Inclusive) 

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VIC - Opening Doors Through Thinking

A workshop on the Future Problem Solving Program for teachers interested in the teaching of thinking skills in students, particularly the gifted and talented, from Grades F - 12

 Conducted by Dr. Niranjan Casinader, National Director, Future Problem Solving Program Australia Inc

• What is Future Problem Solving: FPS in Australia
• Relevance of Future Problem Solving to the Victorian and Australian Curriculum
• Coach training in the Future Problem Solving (FPS) thinking process
• Practice in doing the Global Issues Problem Solving program option
• Options for school and student participation in the FPS Program

Where: Monash University, Clayton Campus
When: Saturday, November 18th 2017

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