Welcome!

This professional learning directory was developed to support staff to more easily locate professional learning opportunities that are relevant to their work with young people in flexible learning programs.

There are well over 200 flexible learning programs and schools, operating at secondary school level, across the state of Victoria, Australia. These settings provide inclusive educational opportunities, qualifications and pathways for young people who, for varied and complex reasons, have disengaged from or sought alternatives to traditional schooling models. Their staff may include teachers, youth workers, educators, facilitators, tutors, trainers, teachers' aides, counsellors, social workers and others.

Explaining the directory

The directory provides links to external webpages with professional learning opportunities of relevance to staff working directly with young people in flexible learning programs (or schools) at secondary school level across Victoria, Australia.

Some of the options listed are specific to education settings, others are more general.

The listings were compiled following consultation with flexible learning providers and staff. We hope you find the options listed relevant to your work, but please note listing in the directory is not an endorsement.

Navigating the Site

The professional learning links can be found listed in 8 categories accessed through the buttons above. A particular professional learning link may be found listed in one or in several of the 8 categories, depending on the scope of the offering.