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Effective feedback is a Course

Effective feedback

Ended May 13, 2021

$670 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Thursday 24 June 2021, 9.30 am to 3.00 pm

Delivery mode

Face to face


This learning event is right for you if you are are wanting to build/enhance your strategies for collecting evidence of student learning to both target your teaching and provide relevant feedback to move learners forward.


This one day workshop will explore several frameworks for using feedback to move learning forward including those of Wiliam and Black, Hattie and Timperley, and Thomas Guskey. Feedback resources produced through a partnership between Evidence for Learning and AITSL will provide a lens for the day. Opportunities to explore different techniques used within primary and secondary settings will be provided. This workshop will also be shaped by gaining feedback from participants prior to the day.

"Effective feedback can increase student effort, assist them in developing more effective learning strategies, increase autonomy and self-regulation, and increase student achievement by up to 8 months."

This learning event supports creating best practice toward the following VRQA standard(s):

Curriculum and Student Learning – Monitoring and reporting on students’ performance.                               

Key takeaways                 

  • awareness of research pertaining to feedback
  • formative and summative assessment techniques and strategies to enhance learning and save time
  • understanding the role learning intentions and success criteria play in the formative assessment process.


Presenter information

Deb Carmichael                

Deb Carmichael has worked in Independent schools for over 25 years as a teacher, department head and in senior executive roles. During this time she was involved in a number of projects including professional learning models, classroom observation, student leadership and curriculum development. Deb is now a Senior Advisor at Independent Schools Victoria, working in The Development Centre. This allows her use her experience, ideas, interest in current research and passion for teaching and learning to engage and work with fellow educators.



W Hanley 150x175Will Hanley                        

Will is currently Advisor, Innovation Practice – Curriculum at Independent Schools Victoria.  Prior to his current role, he taught English and Drama, holding various leadership positions, including Head of Department and Head of House. He has a passion for assisting young people to strive and thrive in multiple endeavours, challenging students to create and collaborate in order to comment on and positively contribute to the society in which they live.



$P(1000) $B