Professional Development in 2022

by | Dec 9, 2021 | Bush Voices

A range of professional learning opportunities are on offered from the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership in 2022.

Leading through Conflict

Designed for principals looking to extend their skills to confidently manage complex conflicts, this two-day online course will deepen your understanding of conflict management theory and practice, develop your negotiation skills and explore decision-making paradigms.

Developed in partnership with the Dispute Settlement Centre Victoria, there are multiple intakes available from March to June.

For more information and to register refer to the Leading through Conflict web page.

Navigating Conflict

Designed for school staff at all levels who are looking to improve their ability to proactively deal with conflict and challenging behaviors, this one-day online course focuses on the mechanisms at play and provides you with strategies to avoid conflict escalation and support positive outcomes.

Developed in partnership with the Dispute Settlement Centre Victoria, there are multiple intakes available from March to June.

For more information and to register, refer to the Navigating Conflict web page.

Focus on: Leadership and Wellbeing

Explore what makes a great leader in education, learn about best practice in health and wellbeing, and identify key areas for growth and development with this online course for assistant principals.

Applications close 22 February. Course begins 1 March.

For more information and to apply, refer to the Focus on: Leadership and Wellbeing web page.

 

Leading Pedagogy

Learn to build an effective and sustainable whole-school approach to teaching practice using the Department’s Victorian Teaching and Learning Model, with a focus on the Pedagogical Model.

Designed for school teams who want to develop a whole-school approach to leading and managing pedagogical practice.

Applications close 15 April and the course commences 3 May. For more information and to apply refer to the Leading Pedagogy web page.

Harvard Data Wise Australia 

Learn to lead collaborative analysis of a wide range of data sources using the 8-step Data Wise Improvement Process. Facilitated by staff from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, this program will support school teams to improve teaching and learning through evidence-based analysis.

Applications close 6 February, 2022 for an intake commencing 19 April, 2022.

For more information and to apply, visit the Harvard Data Wise Australia web page.

 

Leadership Coaching

Principals can receive focused and individual support from a professional executive coach to assist with a strategic priority, specific topic, or challenge. The on demand coaching allows principals to manage when and how the support is accessed.

For more information and to register, visit the Leadership Coaching web page.

 

Collaborating with Data

Engage learners, teachers and leaders in reflection and data-wise decision-making with Collaborating with Data. Developed and facilitated by Lyn Sharratt and based on the book “Clarity: What matters most in learning, teaching and leading”, these online workshops will teach principals and assistant principals to increase student achievement and growth in an ongoing, sustainable way.

Registrations close 17 February 2022 and the course commences on 18 February 2022.

For more information and to register visit the Collaborating with Data web page.

 

Focus on: Leadership and Wellbeing

Specifically designed for assistant principals, this course explores what makes a great leader in education and focuses on wellness and its role in empowering others to support excellence in teaching and learning.

Applications close 22 February 2022 and the course commences on 1 March 2022.

For more information and to register, visit the Focus on: Leadership and Wellbeing web page.

 

Lead, Empower and Thrive with Emotional Intelligence

Enhance culture and wellbeing at your school through emotionally intelligent leadership with the Lead, Empower and Thrive with Emotional Intelligence online course.

Applications close on 2 February 2022 and intakes for principals and assistant principals commence from 10 February 2022.

For more information and to register, visit the Lead, Empower and Thrive with Emotional Intelligence web page.

 

Leading Pedagogy

Learn how to establish a school culture committed to enhancing the quality of teaching practice and improving student outcomes using contemporary practices. 

Leading Pedagogy is designed for school teams who want to develop a whole-school approach to leading and managing pedagogical practice.

Applications close 19 November and the 8 month course commences on 22 February, 2022.

For more information and to register visit the Leading Pedagogy web page.