Professional Learning at Bastow

by | Oct 23, 2019 | Bush Voices

Professional Learning at Bastow

The Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership, a branch of the Department of Education and Training, offers leadership professional learning for Victorian primary, secondary and early childhood education professionals.
Visit the Bastow website to browse the range of professional learning available. Current opportunities include:

Bricks and Mortar: Asset Management

Identify and manage key risks in your school, including asbestos and occupational health and safety training. Develop your understanding of planned and reactive maintenance, safety requirements, rolling facilities evaluation, joint-use agreements and capital works procedures.

Starts from 23 October (multiple regional intakes)
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Harvard Data Wise Leadership Institute – rural scholarships

Bastow is offering several scholarships for rural or remote schools, or those with high levels of disadvantage, to attend the Harvard Data Wise Leadership Institute. During an intensive week, school teams of three or more will work with Harvard-certified facilitators and similarly motivated peers towards school-improvement goals.

Starts: 20 January 2020
Scholarship applications close: 25 October 2019
General applications close: 8 November 2019
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Scholarship application forms are available under the ‘Fees and financial support’ heading


Literacy Leader Orientation

Explore the concept of disciplinary literacy with a focus on understanding the literacy demands of subject areas and reflecting on the implications for teaching. This webinar will explore the literacy leader’s role in a secondary school context and consider approaches that support a whole-school literacy culture.

Starts: 19 November 2019
Registrations close: 17 November 2019
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Victorian Aspiring Principal Assessment

The Victorian Aspiring Principal Assessment (VAPA) supports aspiring principals at all levels of the education system to prepare for their desired career. Evaluate your current readiness for the principal role and identify future professional development needs.

Available on demand (online and across the regions)
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