Professional learning and planning

Program description

There is ample evidence from research and practice to indicate that learners in junior and secondary (and upper primary) school have specific learning requirements.

Program rationale

There is ample evidence from research and practice to indicate that learners in junior and secondary (and upper primary) school have specific learning requirements.

The ‘What and How’

In this program participants consider the evidence base and best practice related to this phase of schooling. Attention is given to the values and principles that most productively underpin curriculum, assessment and teaching/learning during this period of schooling. Participants collaborate to consider their school's needs and future planning by engaging with the process, Rigorous and relevant learning in junior secondary: A menu.

Specific focus areas within:

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Standard 1: Know students and how they learn; Standard 3: Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning; Standard 6: Engage in professional learning