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Coaching for classroom change

Course code: RG00320

When it comes to integrating new or alternative approaches into a teacher's practice, a one-off workshop is not enough. In aiming to implement change deeply, highly skilled practitioners understand that coaching plays a decisive role. If you are seeking to spread your effectiveness throughout your context, this course gives you the knowledge and skills that will help you implement significant change and make it last.

Completing Coaching for classroom change will contribute 12 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Rgistered PD addressing from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient or Highly Accomplished Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Once you have completed the course, in line with the course conditions specified, your NESA registered professional development hours will be automatically transferred to your NESA record.

Outcomes

You will learn to:

  • understand the significant influence that coaching has in supporting your colleagues’ teaching practice in meaningful, lasting ways
  • make the crucial distinction between experienced and expert teaching practice
  • use the principles and techniques of coaching to fully integrate expert teaching approaches into your colleagues’ practice
  • use differentiation to cater for individual teacher expertise and learning needs
  • use the Concerns Based Adoption Model to allay the concerns your colleagues may associate with reform
  • project manage the implementation of coaching through planning and risk management.

Teaching practices

The following teaching practices are addressed in this course:

  • collaborating with colleagues.

Supervisors

Supervisors should review the supervisor notes for Coaching for classroom change. Standard descriptors addressed: 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3.

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