SLAM Camp & Project Ignite in January., 2021- CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19

Townsville, April 2020

The Professional Learning Townsville Sessions are proudly made possible by a generous donation from a local business.




April 5th -  Literacy $100/Day

9am - 3pm Townsville Stadium


  • Introduction
  • Overview of the Science of Reading with an introduction to Learning to Read
  • Practical phonological awareness activities
  • Explicit Instruction
  • Sound pack
  • Syllable types
  • Generalisations
  • Decodables
  • Morphology
  • Questions and Advocacy


Cathy Harrison is one of the dedicated educational consultants at The Learning Creative and
runs a consultancy business called Rookery Road where she works with students as well as
schools and teachers by providing Professional Development. Cathy has worked in
numerous Victorian schools and is passionate about learning differences and making
education accessible to everyone.

April 6th - Numeracy $100/Day

9am - 3pm Townsville Stadium


  • Introduction: Why explicit is vital

Four operations

Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division

  • Time
  • Next Steps
  • Questions and Advocacy

Felicity Harpley is a valued member of The Learning Creative team, having educated at every camp to date. Felicity has been a teacher in Victorian schools for many years, teaching all levels and holding several leadership positions including Discipline and Welfare at secondary level and Acting Principal in primary schools.
Felicity is now living in Noosa where she runs her own private practice specialising in learning support.