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Numeracy Local Leaders

Numeracy Local Leaders will strengthen your pedagogical content knowledge, application of numeracy principles and methodologies, and support you to build strategies to lead numeracy improvement.
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Next intake
On demand
Duration
2 - 4 months
Location
Bairnsdale
+ 8 more
Audience
Assistant principal
+ 4 more
Mode
Face to face
Fees
Fully Subsidised
On demand
Numeracy Local Leaders
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    Develop your ability to lead numeracy improvement within your school and network.

    Numeracy Local Leaders will strengthen your pedagogical content knowledge, application of numeracy principles, and support you to build strategies to lead numeracy improvement within your school. 

    This program will build your confidence in using practices that promote and influence research informed numeracy teaching.  Designed for area-based delivery, this is an opportunity to collaborate and learn within an immediate network of peers.  


    Audience

    Designed for primary and secondary teachers and school leaders with practice in numeracy, teacher leaders including leading teachers, learning specialists, professional learning community leads, primary maths and science specialist, and numeracy and curriculum leaders. 


    Structure of program

    Over 6 months, you are expected to engage in and contribute to: 

    • 6 face-to-face workshop days (36 hours) 
    • self-paced learning (approximately 18 hours) 
    • leadership mentoring from Master Trainers for the duration of the program 

    Core workshops 

    Core workshops are delivered over 6 full days.  

    These sessions have an explicit focus on the pedagogical content knowledge and leadership skills. You will also further develop the dispositions needed to deepen your leadership understanding  to lead others in numeracy improvement strategies in your school and network. 

    Leadership mentoring 

    Leadership mentoring is an opportunity to receive support to undertake individual and team leadership projects. 

    Asynchronous learning  

    Asynchronous learning activities in your own time include exploring a range of resources and activities to support further learning including an applied learning project.  


    Learning outcomes

    You will gain knowledge and understanding of: 

    • leadership professional practices, capabilities and dispositions as they relate to specialised numeracy leadership in schools,  
    • how people build mathematics confidence and promote student flourishing and wellbeing through research-based pedagogical practices 
    • how mathematical knowledge and skills underpin numeracy, supported by contexts, tools and the mathematics curriculum 
    • how to identify strategies and practices that develop self-empowered mathematics learners.  

    You will develop the skills to: 

    • improve student outcomes in numeracy 
    • lead and support numeracy improvement within the school setting 
    • critically reflect on pedagogical practices for mathematics and numeracy 
    • use adaptive expertise to lead complex challenges in school settings 
    • develop and implement instructional improvement plans that improve teaching and enhance student learning  
    • design and implement effective assessment strategies 
    • undertake rigorous inquiry into a key area of numeracy teaching and learning 
    • build strong connections within a network to learn, discuss and collaborate when implementing numeracy improvement approaches.  

    Fees and financial support

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


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    Alex Denison

    03 7022 2628

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