In-School Professional Learning

In-School Professional Learning

We deliver extensive personalised professional learning programs to Teachers and Schools, this page will give you a sense of where we can work with you. As we are constantly adapting and developing our professional learning capabilities we suggest to get in touch with us to talk about your specific requirements.

Curriculum Planning and Assessment

» Supporting the development of curriculum scope and sequences (knowledge, skills, thinking, and understandings)
» A simplified approach to Backward Planning
» Developing authentic rich tasks that engage students
» Rigorous Inquiry Based Learning / Project Based Learning
» Visible Learning
» Formative Assessment
» Explicitly teaching cognitive verbs

Building Practice Excellence

» Developing student self-regulation and agency
» Visible Thinking – embedding critical and creative thinking
» Rapid Formative Feedback systems – formative rubrics and formative assessment practices
» Developing data informed teachers
» Utilising data for effective learning and teaching: Diagnosis –Intervention – Evaluation approach
» High Impact Teaching Strategies
» Mindsets, Beliefs and Culture of Collaboration
» Group coaching for teams and PLCs

STEM, Coding and the Technologies Curriculum

» Assessing and Leading STEM Learning
» Practical Steps to introducing STEM and Coding
» Understanding and Defining STEM
» Experiencing design thinking challenges
» Developing Critical and Creative Thinking, Curiosity and Student Agency
» Whole school planning for the Technologies Curriculum
» Planning trans disciplinary STEM / Technologies units
» Informs for Teachers, Students and Parents on the Technological future

It Takes a Spark STEM Conference

» The It Takes a Spark! STEM Conference inspires and engages forward thinking students, teachers and leaders in STEAM. Since 2017 over 6,728 Teachers and Students have been directly and positively impacted by their attendance.
2024 locations include Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria and Tasmania – unique content to each location as the conference is ‘Designed by Students and Teachers for Students and Teachers’

Growing Leadership Teams and Developing Collaborative Cultures

» Leading Curriculum and Pedagogical Change
» Taking a Stand and Leading Powerfully
» Vision to Action: Becoming Transformational Leaders
» Transformational Leadership: Developing your capacity to coach others
» Strategic Leadership: Developing middle leaders to think and plan strategically
» Designing Effective Strategic Plans and Annual Implementation Plans
» A Framework and Coaching Tool to Assist in Empowering and Enabling Change in Schools
» Conversations that Build Trust
» Developing Teacher Emotional Intelligence
» Critical Friend Partnerships for Action-Research Curriculum Renewal Projects
» One-on-one coaching: Leadership, Instructional, Cognitive
» Developing a Teacher Performance Framework
» Bespoke facilitation of planning days

Mentorship and Career Guidance

» Career and Job Application Coaching
» Developing an Effective Mentorship Program for Graduate Teachers
» Mentorship of Graduate Teachers and Aspiring Teachers Leaders
» Developing Peer to Peer Mentoring Processes
» Expert consultant David Tyson

Who has worked with us recently.....

Catholic Education Melbourne
Toowoomba Catholic Schools Office
Australian Education Union, VIC
SchoolsPlus, National
Alekerange School, NT
Humpybong State School, QLD
Mt Alvernia College, QLD
St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School, QLD
Penola High School, SA

Nuriootpa FLC, SA
Indie School Devonport, TAS
Rosebery District School, TAS
Mountain Heights School, TAS
Banyule Nillumbik Principals’ Network, VIC
Barwon Head Start, VIC
Casey North Principals’ Network, VIC
Cranbourne West Primary School, VIC
Epping Secondary College, VIC

Glen Waverley Secondary College, VIC
Luther College Croydon, VIC
Malvern Valley Primary School, VIC
Mount Eliza Nth PS, VIC
Sacred Heart College Geelong, VIC
St. Mary’s Coptic Orthodox College, VIC
Whittlesea Secondary College, VIC
Yarra Me School, VIC
All Saints’ College, WA
John Curtin College of the Arts, WA

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