Professional Learning

Ongoing professional learning and support for instructional leaders, trainers and school teams is provided to build teacher capacity and improve the learning outcomes for K-2 students.

Various professional learning opportunities are offered throughout the year. These opportunities enable instructional leaders and school teams to support teachers and are underpinned by professional conversations within the school context.

A summary of professional learning opportunities available to EAfS schools in Term 2, 2021 appears below.

Download the full Term 2 schedule (PDF 121KB) (staff only).

Information sessions for Principals and Lead Specialists

These information sessions, available for all Principals and Lead Specialists, provide an overview of key messages and updates.

Week Date Session
W 1 21-22 April Lead Specialists Induction
W 2 27 April Principal information session

Instructional Leader State-wide staffroom

The fortnightly state-wide staffroom offers Instructional Leaders a place to meet regularly to engage in key messages, bite sized professional learning and important directorate initiatives. In Term 2, we focus on leading conversations on improvement in reading and numeracy.

Week
Date Session
W 3 7 May Whole school targets and approach to improvement
W 5 20 May Reading and numeracy guides
W 7 3 June Engaging middle leadership to leverage success
W 9
17 June Reflecting on current PL practices against the elements of HIPL and determine next steps

2021 EAfS Instructional Leader induction

Self-paced professional learning modules will be available in early Term 2.

The modules are designed to provide high support for newly appointed instructional leaders.

Please contact literacy.numeracy@det.nsw.edu.au for more information.

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