Professional learning

Effective professional development builds the knowledge, skills and qualities of staff to improve the outcomes of their students.

We're finalising attendance professional learning, which will be available for school-based staff and School Services attendance support staff for the start of the 2021 school year.

School-based staff professional learning

e-Learning module

A 60 minute module designed to incorporate the characteristics of effective professional learning to positively impact teacher practice and student outcomes.

Target audience: school-based staff, including teaching, school administration and support staff

Format: individual, self-paced e-learning module

Support: course reference guide provided on completion.

Roll marking procedures

Self-paced module explaining the policy requirements for role marking procedures.

Target audience: school-based staff, including teaching, school administration and support staff

Format: interactive e-learning module (one)

Support: schools should refer to the Attendance Register Codes (PDF 70 KB)

Attendance process map and scenarios

An editable process map template and example attendance scenarios are available for use with school-based professional learning.

School staff can use this tool to discuss their school attendance procedures in response to a scenario specific to their school context.

Available: term 4, 2020.

Attendance Support Program professional learning

e-Learning modules for Attendance Support Program personnel

A series of five modules designed to incorporate the characteristics of effective professional learning to positively impact teacher practice and student outcomes. These modules are to be completed for accreditation purposes for personnel within Attendance Support Program.

Target audience: Attendance Support Program personnel only

Format: individual, self-paced e-learning module

Support: course reference guide provided on completion.

Further information

For more information, please contact the Attendance team at attendance@det.nsw.edu.au.

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