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  • Duration
    3-4 weeks
  • Location
    Online
  • Mode
    Online
  • Fees
    Fully Subsidised

Inspire and transform your instructional leadership to have greater impact on teaching, learning and wellbeing.

This suite of short courses is designed to enhance your instructional leadership capabilities and introduce effective practice, frameworks and tools to support you to lead dynamic teaching and learning that improves student learning and wellbeing outcomes.

These programs will assist you to develop the skills and tools to identify and address the needs of learners in a flexible and responsive learning environment, while preparing them for success in an ever changing, global future.

Audience

Each course within this suite is designed for Victorian government school principals and system leaders. Open to assistant principals, learning specialists and leading teachers, who are encouraged to attend with their principal.

Facilitators

Each course is delivered by a different subject matter expert and leader in their field.   

This suite comprises several thematically linked short courses that are delivered in conjunction with subject matter experts, each including an application in practice component designed to support you to transition your learning into your school.

Each course will consist of 6-8 hours of workshops over 3-4 weeks, with a focus on application in practice.

Understanding the science of learning and leading

Understand the brain’s learning processes and how this can enhance your school’s learning environments, instructional models, and your leadership capability.

Measuring what we value

Rethink assessment as a process and support your teachers to become evidence-based practitioners. Identify ways to describe and measure what success looks like for student learning and wellbeing.

Emerging technologies in education

Delve into emerging technologies and how they can support or hinder learning. Challenge your assumptions and identify opportunities to make better decisions about using technology in your school.

If you would like to express interest in this course, please contact academy.support@education.vic.gov.au.

Creating a collaborative culture

Explore 10 key elements of collaborative cultures, 5 strategies and 12 principles that will guide you on how to create a culture that develops the whole child and considers the whole world.

If you would like to express interest in this course, please contact academy.support@education.vic.gov.au.

Thinking ahead: future focused leadership

Focus on the demands of the future, as opposed to the immediate operational demands by which you, as a school leader, are frequently absorbed. Raise your sights to explore the conditions and demands of the future that will impact your learners. Gain tools and frameworks to enable you to become a leader of a ‘future-fit’ school.

If you would like to express interest in this course, please contact academy.support@education.vic.gov.au.

Exploring pedagogy for today’s students

Critically evaluate your school’s instructional model to identify pedagogical approaches and reflect on how they meet the needs of your students. Articulate the ‘why’ of your decisions around pedagogy.

If you would like to express interest in this course, please contact academy.support@education.vic.gov.au.
 

Attendance requirements:

The courses are non-consecutive and can be selected according to your learning needs and interests. Participants can attend as many of the courses as they choose.

Leading Teaching, Learning and Wellbeing encompasses a series of professional learning programs designed to enhance your understanding of how to:

  • apply future-focused thinking to leading teaching, learning and wellbeing  
  • apply the science of learning to create effective learning environments  
  • use structures to shape a collaborative school culture and build relational trust   
  • evaluate instructional models to facilitate student-centred learning  
  • leverage technologies to promote collaboration, engagement, and creativity  
  • enhance assessment practices to define and measure success.

Fully subsidised by the Department of Education for Victorian government school participants.

Last updated 01 February 2024