Quaglia Institute News and Events
Student Voice Festival of Ideas
Over the last several months, Brisbane Catholic Education Student Voice Consultants have been designing and planning the Festival of Ideas – an event by students, for students! Over 60 student consultants and delegates met on 1 October 2020 to talk about the top 5 topics nominated by students. Check out the topics, photos, and videos here.
Maui Complex Educators Complete the Quaglia Institute Facilitator Training
Congratulations to Maui Complex educators for completing The Quaglia Institute Facilitator Training. The QISVA team has truly enjoyed working with such a talented and passionate group of educators. We look forward to watching student voice continue to grow in the Maui Complex. The ten new trainers are: Benjamin Callahan, Christine Oshita, Danielle Tevis, Desiree Sides, Jennifer Rikert, Jill Schwindler, Juvy Ventura, Lauren Lott, Lori Yatsushiro, and Miki Kubo.
Student Voice Webinars
Online Professional Development for Educators
We are pleased to announce an introductory series of webinars on The Dynamics of Student Voice and Aspirations. The series includes four online professional development sessions to be scheduled throughout the 2020-21 academic year. Each live webinar will be designed to address the nuances and challenges of hybrid learning, with an emphasis on student voice and aspirations. Please click here to learn more.
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), California
The Quaglia Schools of Action in LAUSD have shown great progress in their efforts to amplify student voice and aspirations and are prepared to meet the challenges that COVID-19 has brought about with emergency remote learning. To continue momentum in the area of student voice and aspirations, the Quaglia Institute will support Schools of Action in their efforts to grow and sustain this work in the online context and when schools transition back to learning in physical school buildings.
Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE), Australia
Woodside High School, California
Staff at Woodside High School are committed to amplifying student voice during emergency remote learning. Students are serving as critical partners in figuring out how to maximize engagement in learning and continuing to foster the Wildcat Way via virtual means. In particular, the school community is focused on supporting incoming freshmen with a wide variety of supports and the delivery of yard signs to officially welcome the class of 2024.