Keynote/Seminar/Workshops Topics

Dr Giorcelli presents on a broad range of topics including the sample set listed here. For further information or special requests, please email Doctor G through the Contact Page on this Web site.


 Advocacy and intervention for students with identified educational needs in the regular schools; the critical role  of teachers and parents

 Boys Education: coding boys for effective learning and behaviour

 Boys and Literacy: sissy stuff or hero heaven???

 Buoyancy and resilience in children and teens: bouncing back with confidence when things go badCritical legal issues for schools in the 21st century: what every generative school needs to know

 Creativity and chaos: catering for the needs of gifted students with special learning needs

 Co teaching and teaming: Working in teams for students with identified educational needs

 Developing advocacy and leadership skills in children and teens

 Developmental Issues for children and teens: the impact ofADD/ADHD on the learning and social lives of children and teens

 Developmental Issues for children and teens: the impact of Autism/Aspergers Syndrome on the learning and social lives of children and teens

 Early Intervention - the most efficacious approaches for students with identified educational needs

 Educational trends for the 21st century - applications for schools and school leaders

 Establishing mentor programs and other support strategies for disengaged students

 Gifted and learning disabled: students caught in a web of misunderstanding

 Girls in education: girls just want to have fun??

 Grief processes for parents of students with learning differences

 Inclusive schools for all students: Is ours a pathological or a generative school?

 Keeping all the balls afloat: The role of the modern school administrator

 Leadership and change in schools and allied services

 Learning dilemmas in children and teens

 Learning and behaviour in school-aged children and teens

 Maintaining staff /executive health and well being

 Managing support services in regular schools: reviewing current models of support for at-risk populations

 Middle Schooling: a viable alternative to the woes of adolescent education

 Planning and curricular delivery at the school/tertiary level

 Planning for a different future: Educational trends for the 21st Century

 Parenting modern children and teens

 Sibling Issues for students with identified educational needs

 Special schools: a different focus for the future

 Specific syndromes/conditions: Critical intervention strategies

 Staff /executive health and well being: caring for others while caring for self

 Transitioning between primary and secondary (elementary and high) schools

 The changing nature of special schools: a spectrum of changes

 Who packs your parachute? Issues of staff resilience in a healthy workplace

 Working in teams for students with identified educational needs

Some frequently requested workshops are:

1. Learning And Behaviour: The Intricate Interplay of Method and Magic.

2. The myths and realities of learning successfully: Supporting children and teens in the critical years of schooling.

3. Corporate problem-solving: Student consultation, adult collaboration and corporate problem solving for students with problems of learning and behaviour in regular educational settings.

4. Take-away tips: Practical strategies for teachers and administrators working with students with severe problems of attention and impulsivity and those with ADHD.

5. New pedagogies for a changing world: Practical strategies for schools of excellence and modern learners.

6. Differentiation of the curriculum: Practical strategies to make learning meaningful for the diversity of modern learners.

7. Making Inclusion Work: Critical legal, cultural and curricular strategies for the inclusion of students with special needs into the regular learning environments.

8. Wraparound in action: Strategies for schools, families and agencies to work more collaboratively for students with special educational needs.

9. Why didn't they cover that in my training? Understanding and catering for learning differences in children and teens.

10. It’s the little things done right: Classroom strategies for students with behaviour and self-regulation difficulties.

11. Developing self-regulation in difficult-to-handle children: The toughest assignment of all.

12. Last one picked-first one picked on: Social Skills development in children and teens.

13. A 10-step school management plan for accommodating students with ADHD.

14. Developing critical thinking skills in children and teens.

15. Co-teaching and collaboration: Strategies for teachers planning and working together in new partnerships.

16. When the chips are down: Developing self-esteem in young learners.

17. Educating Buoyant Children for the 21st Century: Developing resilience and buoyancy in young children-the critical roles of teachers and parents.

18. Boys' education in focus: Critical issues in the education of boys and young men.

19. Girls' education under the spotlight: Critical issues in the education of girls and young women.

20. Bullying: Modern approaches for an old dilemma.

21. Autism and Aspergers: Practical strategies for classroom teachers and for parents.

22. The benefits of Middle Schooling for young adolescent learners.

23. Middle Schooling principles: Specific applications for the benefit of students with identified educational needs.

24. What will happen to us now? The difficult issues of transition in the lives of students with identified needs.


1. Living with differences in the family: The impact of learning and behavioural difficulties on parents and siblings.

2. Helping families deal with Sibling Issues: What every family member and educator needs to know.

3. My child has a disability: Understanding the grief process in families of children with special needs.

4. Raising kids without raising the roof: effective parenting for children with identified differences and their siblings.

5. Living in a goldfish bowl: the dilemmas of being a struggling student in a successful family.

6. Creating a non-indulgent, resilience-developing culture for children and teens.

7. The parent’s role in helping students achieve their educational goals.

For further information or special requests, please email Doctor G through the Contact Page on this Web site.

© Keith Fletcher 2015