Co-teaching agreements - a deep dive

Co-teaching agreements are extremely useful tools for improving collaborative practice in teaching teams. Co-teaching agreements are documents that teachers create together. They set out clear expectations and protocols for co-planning, co-teaching, co-debriefing and co-reflecting.

In this course, school leaders will engage in narrow and deep learning about the importance of co-teaching agreements. They will explore the role of co-teaching agreements in developing collaborative professionalism and creating cohesion in schools.

This course is ideal for school leaders or teachers who are leading collaborative teaching practice in existing, refurbished and new schools.

Enrolment in public sessions is open to teams of school leaders, by application. Please contact SLEC at slec@det.nsw.edu.au for information on how to enrol.


Key information Co-teaching agreements – a deep dive

Time

1.5 hours

Delivery mode

Online (facilitated)

Audience

K-12 school leadership teams

Prior knowledge

It is advised that participants complete SLEC’s course ‘Introduction to Collaborative Teaching Practice’ before enrolling in this course

Upcoming sessions

June 3 (public session, enrolment by application - contact slec@det.nsw.edu.au)


Components

Participants will:

  • discuss the benefits of co-teaching agreements for establishing collaborative teaching practice in schools;
  • explore best practice for leading the development of co-teaching agreements;
  • analyse sample co-teaching agreements from DoE schools; and
  • draft co-teaching agreements for use in their own teaching teams.
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