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23 April, 2019

Northbridge teachers organize unique Student Support professional development morning

Northbridge teachers organize unique Student Support professional development morning On Monday 22 April, Ms Karen Geating, Northbridge International School Cambodia Learning Support Coordinator and PYP SEN Teacher, and Ms Lana Lautamus, Northbridge MYP SEN Teacher and International Life Skills Coordinator, organized a Student Support professional development morning.

On Monday 22 April, Ms Karen Geating, Northbridge International School Cambodia Learning Support Coordinator and PYP SEN Teacher, and Ms Lana Lautamus, Northbridge MYP SEN Teacher and International Life Skills Coordinator, organized a Student Support professional development morning.

Involving educators from more than 10 different international schools around Phnom Penh, this was a unique opportunity for teachers and administrators working in the roles of Learning Support, Special Education Needs, Reading Intervention, and English as an Additional Language (EAL) to come together for a day of collaboration.

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Topics discussed included 'Increasing Parent Engagement', 'Supporting Students with ADHD, Autism and Executive Functioning Disabilities', 'Dyslexia', 'ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)', 'Push-in Strategies in the Secondary Classroom' and 'Reading Support in a Pull-Out Setting'.

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They also discussed establishing a Cambodian chapter of SENIA (Special Education Network & Inclusion Association), which advocates for resources and support for differently abled students, and are looking forward to their next collaborative meet up scheduled for May.