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GTEN Semester One Draft Program 2012

  1. 1. Home About G-TEN Semester 1, 2012 Graduate & Returning Teachers G-TEN, the Grampians Region Teacher Education Network, is a membership organisation offering a wide range of high quality professional learning To navigate aroundLeadership Development designed to meet the needs of its members. this document: click on the „action0 - 8 Years Term 1 What’s new for G-TEN in 2012? We have a number of new categories: buttons‟ on the left toolbar and then Leadership Development – this year Leadership Development0 - 8 Years Term 2 professional learning opportunities are being offered through G-TEN, and the hyperlinks to can be viewed in a NEW Leadership Development category. Many of the individual programYears P-6 Term 1 programs will be decided by a working party of current school teachers and outlines. leaders who meet regularly. This group formerly developed and promotedYears P-6 Term 2 programs for the Assistant Principals and Aspiring Leaders’ group. To exit: hit “Esc”Years 7–12 Term 1 Graduate and Returning Teachers - A range of programs specifically G-TEN Management and designed for graduate and returning teachers can be viewed through the AdministrationYears 7–12 Term 2 category on the left of the screen. Anne Robertson Manager - Leadership and Teacher Personal Development – This category will include all sessions to do with Literacy Development your development – eg: First Aid, Ph: 5337 8499 Numeracy, Science G-TEN Design Space on Ultranet: This year all resources for professional robertson.anne.p@edumail.vic. gov.au learning programs will be accessed by DEECD employees though our newLearning Environment Mandy Rhook Design Space on the Ultranet. (Search for number 52280047). Have a Professional Development browse around the site for information and G-TEN news. AdministrationLearning Technologies Ph: 5337 8471 rhook.amanda.j@edumail.vic.g In designing the suite of programs offered, ideas are gained from G-TEN Humanities, Arts, ov.au Music, LOTE participant responses and also from the Networks in the Grampians Region to ensure the identified professional learning needs are addressed.Personal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
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  16. 16. Powerful Learning: Module A - Working as a School Improvement TeamHome Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the team responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores0 - 8 Years Term 2 how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module A - Working as a School Improvement Team.Years P-6 Term 2 The way Powerful Learning is led within a school can exert strongYears 7–12 Term 1 influence on the eventual outcome. The workshop is designed as a reflective process to consider important principles and protocols ofYears 7–12 Term 2 operation including establishing norms, goal setting, professional learning, and face to face accountability. Literacy Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians Region Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team membersLearning Environment Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  17. 17. Powerful Learning: Module B - Framing the task as a challenging inquiry or problem Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the teamHome responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 20 - 8 Years Term 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a two part session.Years P-6 Term 1 Module A - Framing the task as a challenging inquiry or problem.Years P-6 Term 2 How can learning tasks be planned and delivered in such a way that they present the learner with challenging and differentiated tasks? ThisYears 7–12 Term 1 workshop explores the ideas of Understanding by Design (Wiggins andYears 7–12 Term 2 McTighe), Problem Based Learning and 21st Century Fluencies. The emphasis is on design as a deliberate, thoughtful, skilful and artful Literacy process of crafting teaching and learning. Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians RegionLearning Environment Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team members Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email Humanities, Arts, baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  18. 18. Powerful Learning: Module C - Learning Intentions, Success Criteria, Feedback and ReflectionHome Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the team responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores0 - 8 Years Term 2 how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module C - Learning Intentions, Success Criteria, Feedback andYears P-6 Term 2 Reflection.Years 7–12 Term 1 The impact of learning intentions in improving student learning depends on the links made between LI, success criteria, feedback to theYears 7–12 Term 2 student and the teacher and reflection. Together they form a virtual loop critical for effective learning. Literacy Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians Region Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team membersLearning Environment Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  19. 19. Powerful Learning: Module D - Questioning and Higher Order QuestionsHome Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the team responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores0 - 8 Years Term 2 how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module D - Questioning and Higher Order QuestionsYears P-6 Term 2 “Questioning” has long been a key element of teaching. How questionsYears 7–12 Term 1 are shaped and delivered can have considerable impact on the effectiveness of teaching and learning. It is not a question of open orYears 7–12 Term 2 closed questioning, high or low order questioning but the purpose of the question and the interaction that it promotes. Literacy Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians Region Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team membersLearning Environment Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  20. 20. Powerful Learning: Module E - Scaffolding Learning: From Modelled to IndependentHome Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the team responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores0 - 8 Years Term 2 how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module E - Scaffolding Learning: From Modelled to IndependentYears P-6 Term 2 “Direct Instruction” has long been misinterpreted as “teacher telling”.Years 7–12 Term 1 This workshop examines the model of teaching shown by research to be among the most effective teaching methodologies as a teaching andYears 7–12 Term 2 learning protocol. The stages of learning and the kinds of scaffolds that can be used are explored through the workshop Literacy Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians Region Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team membersLearning Environment Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  21. 21. Powerful Learning: Module F - Teaching Academic Vocabulary and Collaborative Group Structures Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the teamHome responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 20 - 8 Years Term 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module F - Teaching Academic Vocabulary and CollaborativeYears P-6 Term 2 Group Structures Research identifies academic vocabulary as a key element inYears 7–12 Term 1 comprehension and building a knowledge field that support learning.Years 7–12 Term 2 Similarly, properly structured collaborative learning increases effective student learning. The workshop identifies the ways in which these Literacy strategies can be successfully employed across all classrooms Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians RegionLearning Environment Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team members Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email Humanities, Arts, baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  22. 22. English Online Interview AdministrationHome Outline This session is designed to assist graduate and returning Graduate & Returning teachers to effectively administer the English Online Teachers Interview.Leadership Development Learn your way around the English Online Interview site to0 - 8 Years Term 1 ensure you avoid those pitfalls which can waste your time and potentially cause frustration. Bring along any questions0 - 8 Years Term 2 you might have about using the site.Years P-6 Term 1 The second component of the program will involve watching video clips of children talking. You will learn how to moderateYears P-6 Term 2 the oral language component of the English Online InterviewYears 7–12 Term 1 by doing this with other participants.Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Cilla Leonard Literacy Audience Graduate and Returning teachers of students in Years P-2 Numeracy, Science Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, HorshamLearning Environment When Wednesday 8th February, 4.30-6.30pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  23. 23. English Online Interview AdministrationHome Outline This session is designed to assist graduate and returning Graduate & Returning teachers to effectively administer the English Online Teachers Interview.Leadership Development Learn your way around the English Online Interview site to0 - 8 Years Term 1 ensure you avoid those pitfalls which can waste your time and potentially cause frustration. Bring along any questions0 - 8 Years Term 2 you might have about using the site.Years P-6 Term 1 The second component of the program will involve watching video clips of children talking. You will learn how to moderateYears P-6 Term 2 the oral language component of the English Online InterviewYears 7–12 Term 1 by doing this with other participants.Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Cilla Leonard Literacy Audience Graduate and Returning teachers of students in Years P-2 Numeracy, Science Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Environment Ballarat When Thursday 9th February, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Technologies Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  24. 24. Communities of Practice – Secondary Literacy LeadersHome Outline This Community of Practice is for Secondary Literacy Leaders Graduate & Returning Teachers with a focus on teaching, learning and leadership. In thisLeadership Development forum educators use their knowledge and experience, seek out new knowledge and share and challenge each other around0 - 8 Years Term 1 questions of practice.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Facilitators Paul Baker & Marg ScottYears P-6 Term 1 Audience Secondary Literacy LeadersYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Who/When Wimmera Video Conf. Group: 22nd Feb & 26th April, 4.00- 6.00pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Ballarat Group: 23rd Feb & 19th April, 1.30-3.30pm Literacy Numeracy, ScienceLearning Environment Book individually for each session on PDOnlineLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  25. 25. KidsMatter Primary School briefingHome Outline KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to Graduate & Returning Teachers children‟s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. ItLeadership Development works both on its own and as an umbrella under which a school‟s existing programs can comfortably fit.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This briefing provides information about KidsMatter and how it0 - 8 Years Term 2 can support the work of school leaders, school, education and health personnel with a focus on the importance of gaining theYears P-6 Term 1 support of the school staff and parent body. It provides all theYears P-6 Term 2 information schools need to make a decision about participating in KidsMatterYears 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Carolyn May, KIDSMATTER Primary Project Officer Literacy Audience School leaders and other interested school, education and health personnel Numeracy, Science Location Horsham Sub-Regional Office, 26 Darlot Street, HorshamLearning Environment When Wednesday 15th February, 3.30-5.00pmLearning Technologies Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  26. 26. KidsMatter Primary School briefingHome Outline KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to Graduate & Returning Teachers children‟s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. ItLeadership Development works both on its own and as an umbrella under which a school‟s existing programs can comfortably fit.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This briefing provides information about KidsMatter and how it0 - 8 Years Term 2 can support the work of school leaders, school, education and health personnel with a focus on the importance of gaining theYears P-6 Term 1 support of the school staff and parent body. It provides all theYears P-6 Term 2 information schools need to make a decision about participating in KidsMatterYears 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Carolyn May, KIDSMATTER Primary Project Officer Literacy Audience School leaders and other interested school, education and health personnel Numeracy, Science Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Environment BallaratLearning Technologies When Thursday 16th February, 3.30-5.00pm Humanities, Arts, Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  27. 27. Lets Start ConnectingHome Outline This program is based on Pleasant Street Primary School‟s Graduate & Returning „Start Up Program‟; aimed at improving educational Teachers engagement through the use of ICT and visual literacy withinLeadership Development the classroom. The „Start Up Program‟ focuses on affective0 - 8 Years Term 1 engagement, encompassing students‟ emotional responses to school, and a students‟ sense of belonging to school. Part of0 - 8 Years Term 2 this program uses ICT as a tool to help build better connectionsYears P-6 Term 1 between the teacher and students and students and their peers. You will see examples of visual literacy activities andYears P-6 Term 2 how to use them within your own classroom to help build theseYears 7–12 Term 1 relationships. You will also see how digital content can be used on your Smartboard at the beginning of each day to build theseYears 7–12 Term 2 connections as well as develop active listening and oral Literacy language skills. Numeracy, Science Presenter Lachie Day, Pleasant Street Primary SchoolLearning Environment Audience School based staff of students in Years P-6Learning Technologies Location Pleasant Street Primary School, Pleasant Street North, Ballarat Humanities, Arts, When Thursday 16th February, 4.30-6.30pm Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  28. 28. Effective Teaching in the Secondary Mathematics ClassroomHome Outline Effective Teaching in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom is Graduate & Returning a professional learning program aimed at increasing the Teachers capacity of secondary teachers to improve student outcomes inLeadership Development Year 7-10 mathematics (Algebra focus). Student work samples and examples of teacher practice will be utilised to ground0 - 8 Years Term 1 exploration in classroom practice. This is an ideal way for beginning teachers to become part of a regional maths network.0 - 8 Years Term 2 PLEASE NOTE: This program is NOW available forYears P-6 Term 1 registration on PDOnline and is for Government SchoolYears P-6 Term 2 Employees only. For further information, please see flier on G-TEN Design SpaceYears 7–12 Term 1 No. 52280047 – resources Tab.Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Dr Ian Lowe, ACER Institute Literacy Audience School based staff of students in Years 7-10 Numeracy, Science Location Gum San, High Street, Ararat When Monday Feb 20, Tuesday Feb 21, Monday March 19, TuesdayLearning Environment March 20 9.00-3.30pm each dayLearning Technologies Costs There are no registration costs – presentation and resources Humanities, Arts, covered. Schools will be provided with a grant of $780 per Music, LOTE participant (3 days CRT funding per participant) to supportPersonal Development participation in the 4 day face-to-face professional learning experience.To Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  29. 29. Introduction to the UltranetHome Graduate & Returning Teachers Outline Basics of the Ultranet for graduates, new teachers, returningLeadership Development teachers or for those who just needs lots of revision!0 - 8 Years Term 1 Presenter Daniel Devaney, Jo Tate0 - 8 Years Term 2 Audience New and returning teachersYears P-6 Term 1 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, BallaratYears P-6 Term 2 When Tuesday 21st February, 4.30-6.30pmYears 7–12 Term 1 Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsYears 7–12 Term 2 Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Literacy Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  30. 30. Online Koorie Education Learning Plans (KELP) Outline It is a requirement of Wannik, the Victorian education strategy for KoorieHome students in all government schools that schools develop an individual Graduate & Returning education and learning plan for each Koorie student enrolled in their Teachers school. The online Koorie Education and Learning Plan (the KELP), currentlyLeadership Development being rolled out across the state, will significantly assist schools in implementing this requirement and ensure a consistent state-wide0 - 8 Years Term 1 approach to the development and implementation of individualised learning plans for Koorie parents. As students transition between schools it will also0 - 8 Years Term 2 enhance seamless transition, by facilitating scaffolding on existingYears P-6 Term 1 educational strategies and pathway‟s planning for Koorie students. The KELP is also an important tool for engaging parents with schools andYears P-6 Term 2 establishing a collaborative partnership between teachers and parents in supporting a student‟s educational outcomes.Years 7–12 Term 1 This training aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge toYears 7–12 Term 2 create an effective Indigenous Learning Plan. It outlines the rationale for the KELP, introduces schools to utilising the KELP online tool and provides a Literacy forum for sharing approaches to support its introduction into your schools. The training will also provide participants with strategies to assist in Numeracy, Science engaging Koorie students and their families.Learning Environment Presenter Sheree Lowe Audience Primary and Secondary SchoolsLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Location TBA, Ballarat Music, LOTE When Wednesday 22nd February, 4.30-6.00pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  31. 31. Communities of Practice - Primary Literacy and Numeracy LeadersHome Outline This Community of Practice is for Primary Literacy and Graduate & Returning Teachers Numeracy Leaders with a focus on teaching, learning andLeadership Development leadership. In this forum educators use their knowledge and experience, seek out new knowledge and share and challenge0 - 8 Years Term 1 each other around questions of practice.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Facilitator Donna BishopYears P-6 Term 1 Audience Primary Literacy and Numeracy LeadersYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Who/When Video Conf. Group: 22nd February & 10th May, 4.00-6.00pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Wimmera Group: 23rd Feb & 17th May, 2.00-4.00pm NE Highlands Group: 7th March & 24th May 2.00-4.00pm Literacy Moorabool Group: 8th March & 30th May, 2.00-4.00pm Numeracy, Science Ballarat Group: 14th March & 7th June, 2.00-4.00pmLearning Environment Central Group: 22nd March & 13th June, 2.00-4.00pmLearning Technologies Book individually for each session on PDOnline Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  32. 32. A focus on writing to persuadeHome Outline During this interactive session, the focus will be on ways of helping students to write persuasively using one specific text type- an exposition Graduate & Returning Teachers or argument. The participants will: • Identify what makes an effective exposition or argument. WhatLeadership Development do students need to know, do and be as writers of persuasive texts?0 - 8 Years Term 1 What do teachers need to know, do and be in order to effectively teach about writing to persuade?0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Explore ways of supporting students as they write increasingly more complex persuasive texts. What is the role of feedback?Years P-6 Term 1 What needs to be the focus?Years P-6 Term 2 • Discuss ways of making links with oral language, reading and writing to persuade. Which contexts? Which focuses? Which mentorYears 7–12 Term 1 texts? Which activities? Why? • Discuss how the Australian English Curriculum can supportYears 7–12 Term 2 assessment for, as and of learning about writing to persuade. Literacy Numeracy, Science Presenter Lesley Wing Jan Audience School based staff of students in Years P-9Learning Environment Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE When Thursday 23rd February, 9.00-11.00amPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  33. 33. A focus on writing to persuadeHome Outline During this interactive session, the focus will be on ways of helping students to write persuasively using one specific text type- an exposition Graduate & Returning Teachers or argument. The participants will: • Identify what makes an effective exposition or argument. WhatLeadership Development do students need to know, do and be as writers of persuasive texts?0 - 8 Years Term 1 What do teachers need to know, do and be in order to effectively teach about writing to persuade?0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Explore ways of supporting students as they write increasingly more complex persuasive texts. What is the role of feedback?Years P-6 Term 1 What needs to be the focus?Years P-6 Term 2 • Discuss ways of making links with oral language, reading and writing to persuade. Which contexts? Which focuses? Which mentorYears 7–12 Term 1 texts? Which activities? Why? • Discuss how the Australian English Curriculum can supportYears 7–12 Term 2 assessment for, as and of learning about writing to persuade. Literacy Numeracy, Science Presenter Lesley Wing Jan Audience School based staff of students in Years P-9Learning Environment Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, HorshamLearning Technologies When Thursday 23rd February, 4.30-6.30pm Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  34. 34. Introduction to Microsoft OneNoteHome Outline This workshop will introduce users to Microsoft OneNote. Graduate & Returning OneNote is part of the Microsoft Office suite of programs for Teachers Windows and allows users to create personal or sharedLeadership Development notebooks to flexibly organise a various types of information and resources. Teachers will find OneNote useful to organise0 - 8 Years Term 1 curriculum unit plans and resources. Students can use0 - 8 Years Term 2 OneNote to organise their course and study materials and is particularly useful for those with their own student learningYears P-6 Term 1 device.Years P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenters Graeme Oswin, Regional ICT Coordinator, Dan Devaney, Ultranet CoachYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Secondary & Upper Primary teachers Literacy Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Numeracy, Science Ballarat When Tuesday 28th February, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  35. 35. Online Koorie Education Learning Plans (KELP) Outline It is a requirement of Wannik, the Victorian education strategy for KoorieHome students in all government schools that schools develop an individual Graduate & Returning education and learning plan for each Koorie student enrolled in their Teachers school. The online Koorie Education and Learning Plan (the KELP), currentlyLeadership Development being rolled out across the state, will significantly assist schools in implementing this requirement and ensure a consistent state-wide0 - 8 Years Term 1 approach to the development and implementation of individualised learning plans for Koorie parents. As students transition between schools it will also0 - 8 Years Term 2 enhance seamless transition, by facilitating scaffolding on existingYears P-6 Term 1 educational strategies and pathway‟s planning for Koorie students. The KELP is also an important tool for engaging parents with schools andYears P-6 Term 2 establishing a collaborative partnership between teachers and parents in supporting a student‟s educational outcomes.Years 7–12 Term 1 This training aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge toYears 7–12 Term 2 create an effective Indigenous Learning Plan. It outlines the rationale for the KELP, introduces schools to utilising the KELP online tool and provides a Literacy forum for sharing approaches to support its introduction into your schools. The training will also provide participants with strategies to assist in Numeracy, Science engaging Koorie students and their families.Learning Environment Presenter Sheree Lowe Audience Primary and Secondary SchoolsLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Location TBA, Horsham Music, LOTE When Tuesday 28th February, 4.30-6.00pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  36. 36. The Literacy Block P – 6 Assessment for LearningHome Graduate & Returning Outline This whole day session begins the series of 6 sessions with a Teachers focus on assessment for learning. We will explore the dataLeadership Development used to inform teaching strategies and practice. The reading and writing process will be investigated on this day as we learn0 - 8 Years Term 1 to take, score and analyse running records and analyse writing0 - 8 Years Term 2 samples. A common element running through all six sessions will be on differentiation of instruction.Years P-6 Term 1Years P-6 Term 2 Presenter Donna Bishop & Cilla LeonardYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Primary Graduate and Returning TeachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham When Wednesday 29th February, 9.00-3.30pm Literacy Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $150 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  37. 37. Secondary Literacy: Literacy Demands of Secondary LearningHome Outline A student‟s literacy goes a long way to determining learning Graduate & Returning Teachers outcomes. A teacher‟s capacity to support literacyLeadership Development development can make a difference. We know that students enter the secondary phase of their schooling with a range of0 - 8 Years Term 1 literacy capabilities. We also know that each subject area0 - 8 Years Term 2 place literacy demands on students. This session will focus on recognising the gaps: “How do we know about theYears P-6 Term 1 students literacy skills?” and “What are the literacy demandsYears P-6 Term 2 of my subject area?Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Paul Baker, Margaret ScottYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Secondary Graduate and Returning teachers Literacy Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Numeracy, Science When Wednesday 29th February, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  38. 38. Assistant Principal & Aspiring Leaders’ Professional Learning Afternoon - Dancing With DataHome Graduate & Returning Outline Dancing with Data - This afternoon is focussed on Leaders Teachers and Aspiring Leaders and will be supported by Geoff McArthurLeadership Development - Manager: Accountability, Grampians Regional Office. As well a Primary and Secondary team from Grampians schools will0 - 8 Years Term 1 present on how they have used data, particularly at a0 - 8 Years Term 2 leadership level.Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Geoff McArthur and a Primary and Secondary team fromYears P-6 Term 2 Grampians schoolsYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Assistant Principal & Aspiring LeadersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Literacy When Thursday 1st March – 2.30-5.00pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  39. 39. Secondary Literacy: Literacy Demands of Secondary LearningHome Outline A student‟s literacy goes a long way to determining learning Graduate & Returning Teachers outcomes. A teacher‟s capacity to support literacyLeadership Development development can make a difference. We know that students enter the secondary phase of their schooling with a range of0 - 8 Years Term 1 literacy capabilities. We also know that each subject area0 - 8 Years Term 2 place literacy demands on students. This session will focus on recognising the gaps: “How do we know about theYears P-6 Term 1 students literacy skills?” and “What are the literacy demandsYears P-6 Term 2 of my subject area?Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Paul Baker, Margaret ScottYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Secondary Graduate and Returning teachers Literacy Location Horsham Regional Office – Video Conferencing to participating Wimmera Secondary Schools Numeracy, Science When Thursday 1st March, 4.00-6.00pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  40. 40. The Literacy Block P – 6 Assessment for LearningHome Graduate & Returning Outline This whole day session begins the series of six sessions with a Teachers focus on assessment for learning. We will explore the dataLeadership Development used to inform teaching strategies and practice. The reading and writing process will be investigated on this day as we learn0 - 8 Years Term 1 to take, score and analyse running records and analyse writing0 - 8 Years Term 2 samples. A common element running through all six sessions will be on differentiation of instruction.Years P-6 Term 1Years P-6 Term 2 Presenter Donna Bishop & Cilla LeonardYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Primary Graduate and Returning TeachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Literacy When Friday 2nd March, 9.00-3.30pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Environment Non-member schools - $150 inc GSTLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  41. 41. Communities of Practice – Secondary Maths/Numeracy LeadersHome Outline This Community of Practice is for Secondary Maths/Numeracy Graduate & Returning Teachers Leaders with a focus on teaching, learning and leadership. InLeadership Development this forum educators use their knowledge and experience, seek out new knowledge and share and challenge each other around0 - 8 Years Term 1 questions of practice.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Facilitators Bruce SchmidtYears P-6 Term 1 Audience Secondary Maths/Numeracy LeadersYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Who/When Highlands Group: 2nd March, 1.30-3.30pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Wimmera Group: 5th March, 4.00-6.00pm Literacy Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  42. 42. KidsMatter Primary - Getting startedHome Outline KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to Graduate & Returning Teachers children‟s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. ItLeadership Development works both on its own and as an umbrella under which a school‟s existing programs can comfortably fit.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This session provides information about the content of0 - 8 Years Term 2 KidsMatter, its underpinning mental health concepts and processes and tools for aiding implementation of KidsMatterYears P-6 Term 1 while supporting school priorities and strategic planning.Years P-6 Term 2 Schools receive all the resources to begin the KidsMatter journey.Years 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Carolyn May, KIDSMATTER Primary Project Officer Literacy Audience Staff within primary schools who are taking a lead role in the implementation of KidsMatter within their school (known as the Numeracy, Science Action Team).Learning Environment Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, When Monday 5th March, 9.15-3.30pm Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  43. 43. Using Windows Live MoviemakerHome Outline Live Moviemaker is a video editing program available as a Graduate & Returning free download from Microsoft and is installed on school Teachers computers with the EduSTAR suite of software. The programLeadership Development allows relative novice users to edit video and create engaging video productions with ease.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the0 - 8 Years Term 2 basic skills in using Live Moviemaker. Participants are alsoYears P-6 Term 1 encouraged to bring their notebook computer with EduSTAR installed as well as a flip video camera or other digitalYears P-6 Term 2 camera or some sample video and still images.Years 7–12 Term 1 Teachers bring Notebook computer with EduSTAR software installedYears 7–12 Term 2 Literacy Presenters Graeme Oswin, Regional ICT Coordinator, Dan Devaney, Numeracy, Science Ultranet Coach Audience Secondary & Upper Primary teachersLearning Environment Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, When Tuesday 6th March, 4.30-6.30pm Music, LOTEPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  44. 44. KidsMatter Primary - Component 1 A positive school communityHome Outline KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to Graduate & Returning Teachers children‟s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. ItLeadership Development works both on its own and as an umbrella under which a school‟s existing programs can comfortably fit.0 - 8 Years Term 1 Two target areas have been identified for Component 1 with0 - 8 Years Term 2 specific goals that will encourage schools to provide a positive school community. These are:Years P-6 Term 1 Target area 1: A school community that promotes mentalYears P-6 Term 2 health and wellbeingYears 7–12 Term 1 Target area 2: Respectful relationships, belonging and inclusionYears 7–12 Term 2 Literacy Presenter Carolyn May, KIDSMATTER Primary Project Officer Numeracy, Science Audience Staff within primary schools who are taking a lead role in the implementation of KidsMatter within their school (known as theLearning Environment Action Team).Learning Technologies Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Humanities, Arts, Ballarat Music, LOTE When Tuesday 6th March, 9.00-4.00pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
  45. 45. Secondary Writing across the Curriculum – What works best?Home Outline The critical importance of high quality student writing becomes apparent Graduate & Returning as we assess secondary students through written tasks. Secondary Teachers students need to undertake writing tasks at increasing degrees of abstraction, and develop strategies for writing of the quality, diversityLeadership Development and structure teachers and examinations require. This series of two0 - 8 Years Term 1 workshops will utilise the DEECD Key Characteristics of Effective Literacy and its writing focus across VELS Domains, making links with0 - 8 Years Term 2 international research. We will investigate teaching strategies that work to improve student writing across the curriculum, explore what teachersYears P-6 Term 1 expect of secondary student writers, identify characteristics of effective student writers and address setting writing learning intentions alongsideYears P-6 Term 2 content area learning intentions. We will develop writing scaffolds forYears 7–12 Term 1 students in a range of writing genres and for a range of writing purposes. Participants will leave the workshops with strategies that can be used byYears 7–12 Term 2 teachers in any subject to improve the writing self-efficacy of their students. Literacy Numeracy, Science Presenter Margaret ScottLearning Environment Audience Secondary TeachersLearning Technologies Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham Humanities, Arts, When Tuesday 6th March and Thursday 22nd March, 4.30-6.30pm Music, LOTE each sessionPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au

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