Looking for creative ways to get your students
writing and sharing stories?

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Story Factory staff are all qualified, experienced teachers with a passion for writing, and experts at getting young people excited to write. It doesn’t matter if your students have low literacy levels, or are often disengaged: we have tried and tested strategies you can use to get them writing like never before.

Story Factory has been running fun and engaging creative  writing  workshops for primary and high school students right across the state since 2012. Each school holidays we offer a range of enjoyable, affordable and NESA accredited courses for primary and high school teachers.

Scroll down for a list of available workshops, pricing and to register your interest.

Our workshops are designed and delivered by teachers for teachers.

In our NESA-registered Teacher Professional Learning workshops, we share the proven strategies we’ve developed through our work with young people across Sydney. Our workshops will help you develop engaging units of work and classroom activities for students across the full range of ages and abilities.

*Results of an independent evaluation of our Teacher Professional Learning Workshops by Woolcott Research & Engagement.

*Results of an independent evaluation of our Teacher Professional Learning Workshops by Woolcott Research & Engagement.


Our Workshops

All Professional Learning workshops include resources for model activities that have been used and refined in our programs for young people. We also provide teachers with a snapshot of the theory and research underpinning this work.



Upcoming TPL workshops

Watch this space!





  • Our group workshops are held in the school holidays at our Redfern or Parramatta centres

  • We can deliver a group workshop of your choice on a school development day, or after hours, onsite at your school

  • Prices start at $1,500 + GST for a group of 20*

Individual Teachers

  • Book into the workshop of your choice quickly and easily

  • Our programs are delivered at Story Factory Redfern during school holidays

  • Prices start at $150 + GST per person for most courses*

*Excluding Now See Hear, which is $200 + GST per person or $2,000 + GST for groups, due to its extended duration