PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Our Professional Learning Programs tend to be clustered under:

Centre for Contemporary LEADERSHIP

Centre for Effective TEACHING and LEARNING

Centre for ECOLITERACY, SUSTAINABILITY and SYSTEMS

Centre for RESPONSIBLE use of TECHNOLOGY

Centre for RESPONSIVE STUDENT SERVICES

Centre for INDIGENOUS LEARNING

We welcome enquiries about any of these themes and can negotiate programs specific to your school or organisation’s needs. We negotiate and design a program based on the specific needs and requirements of the individual school or region in which the program is to occur. Programs can run from five days to three weeks over a year. Variety of time-frames available, costs negotiable according to required times.

SAMPLE Programs

Beyond Coaching

Teacher Coaching is an important part of improving teacher quality. This program is designed to address individualised professional improvement strategies for everyone.Additional list of available programs see http://julieboyd.com.au/about-2/our-programs/
Presenter(s) Bio
Julie Boyd is one of the pioneers of teacher coaching in Australia and author of ‘Collaborative Approaches to Professional Learning and Reflection’. Julie wrote ‘Coaching In Context’ to kickstart the statewide teacher coaching program for DEECD. She is particularly interested in the role of education in creating a more considerate society. She has accumulated a wealth of experience across the education, corporate and community sectors and has published widely in the field of education.Julie has written a number of articles, manuals and books for teachers. Some are available at:
Free EBook Library http://julieboyd.com.au/writing/library/
Entry requirements
No Entry Requirements
Prerequisites
None  
Target Audience
Leading teachers planning to improve teacher quality  

Creating a Culture of Wellbeing and Resilience – for Students and Staff

Developing Wellbeing and Resiliency in Students requires the same qualities and abilities in Staff, particularly teaching staff. This program provides strategies, including the effective use of student support and wellbeing staff, to foster both personal and professional wellness in staff and students.Additional list of available programs see http://julieboyd.com.au/about-2/our-programs/ Presenter(s) Bio Julie Boyd has provided professional learning programs for two decades to teachers across Australia and internationally.Julie was instrumental in introducing the concepts of resilience and cooperative learning to Australia and has written curriculum and manuals designed to assist the mainstream implementation of these concepts across all levels of learning.She is particularly interested in the role of education in creating a more considerate society. She has accumulated a wealth of experience across the education, corporate and community sectors and has published widely in the field of education.Julie has written a number of articles, manuals and books for teachers. Some are available at: Free EBook Library http://julieboyd.com.au/writing/library/

Contemporary Cooperative and Collaborative Learning for Primary Teachers (or Secondary Teachers)

This program is designed for Primary Teachers seeking contemporary strategies for immediate implementation in their classrooms.List of additional program options available at http://julieboyd.com.au/about-2/our-programs/ Presenter(s) Bio Julie Boyd is one of the pioneers of cooperative learning and resiliency in education in Australia and created numerous frameworks to describe an integral approach to pedagogy, curriculum and assessment designed based on broad-based fields of research.Julie has written a number of articles, manuals and books for teachers. Some are available at:http://teacherlearningaus.eventbrite.com.au/ Julie is particularly interested in the role of education in creating a more considerate society. She has accumulated a wealth of experience across the education, corporate and community sectors and has published widely in the field of education.

Designing Learning Environments for Optimal Learning

This program looks at not only the physical environment, but all elements required to create an optimal learning environment for students and teachers. Presenter(s) Bio Julie Boyd has provided professional learning programs for two decades to teachers across Australia and internationally.Julie has also worked with architects and building consortia to design optimal learning environments in the construction of new schools (in other states).Julie developed learning frameworks which have been used by schools and state systems to develop an holistic perspective of teaching and it’s impact on learning.She is particularly interested in the role of education in creating a more considerate society. She has accumulated a wealth of experience across the education, corporate and community sectors and has published widely in the field of education.

Ecoliteracy: How Natural Systems and Indigenous Learning Can Impact Schools and Learning

More than environmental education, this program is designed to develop an understanding of how Natural Systems work, and how their Principles can be used in schools and education systems to improve school functioning and student learning.Additional list of available programs see http://julieboyd.com.au/about-2/our-programs/ Presenter(s) Bio Julie Boyd has provided professional learning programs for two decades to teachers across Australia and internationally. Julie developed learning frameworks based on natural systems thinking and indigenous principles of learning which have been used by schools and state systems to develop an holistic perspective of teaching and it’s impact on learning.She is particularly interested in the role of education in creating a more considerate society. She has accumulated a wealth of experience across the education, corporate and community sectors and has published widely in the field of education.

Education Leadership Masterplanning

Education Leadership is most successful when those in leadership positions understand how systems work and how best to impact learning systems for maximum benefit to both staff and students. This program is designed to provide a snapshot of a comprehensive and holistic approach to school improvement.Additional list of available programs see http://julieboyd.com.au/about-2/our-programs/ Presenter(s) Bio Julie Boyd has provided professional learning programs for two decades to teachers across Australia and internationally. Julie developed learning frameworks which have been used by schools and state systems to develop an holistic perspective of teaching and it’s impact on learning.She is particularly interested in the role of education in creating a more considerate society. She has accumulated a wealth of experience across the education, corporate and community sectors and has published widely in the field of education.

Educator in Residence

Educator In Residence programs are customised to each setting.Professional growth which assists in the achievement of real and effective growth and improvement in classroom practice is one of the greatest challenges which faces schools and organisations. Through working with thousands of teachers both in Australia and other countries it has become increasingly apparent sustained change in learning and teaching practices is achieved through a combination of four factors:- access to intensive professional practice and reflection programs – in-house coaching – on-going peer support and discussion – real implementation time.Our ’Educator-in-Residence’ programs are flexibly designed and negotiated to meet the needs of your particular staff and may include: information days/sessions for staff/parents/students/community individual and small group planning sessions individual/team counselling observation and feedback of individual, team or whole school coaching and mentoring development of on-going peer support and coaching strategies preparation of a ’key group’ ’mini-workshops’ extension of school communication mechanisms to assist the learning process modelling/observation lessons teacher/parent/student partnership development local cluster development Presenter(s) Bio Julie Boyd has provided practical professional learning programs, including ‘in-residence’ programs, for two decades to teachers across Australia and internationally. Julie developed learning frameworks based on natural systems thinking and indigenous principles of learning which have been used by schools and state systems to develop an holistic perspective of teaching and it’s impact on learning.

Learning Masterplanning

Teaching is most successful when teachers understand how to design aligned learning environments, pedagogy, curriculum and assessment. This program is designed to assist all teachers (Pre-school – Year 12) to achieve this goal. Presenter(s) Bio Julie Boyd has provided professional learning programs for two decades to teachers across Australia and internationally. Julie developed learning frameworks which have been used by schools and state systems to develop an holistic perspective of teaching and it’s impact on learning.

Education Leadership Masterplanning

Education Leadership is most successful when those in leadership positions understand how systems work and how best to impact learning systems for maximum benefit to both staff and students. This program is designed to provide a snapshot of a comprehensive and holistic approach to school improvement. Presenter(s) Bio Julie Boyd has provided professional learning programs for two decades to teachers across Australia and internationally. Julie developed learning frameworks which have been used by schools and state systems to develop an holistic perspective of teaching and it’s impact on learning.

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