Instructional Practices

Links to external webpages with professional learning opportunities related to the following areas:

Andrew Fuller: Kickstart your thinking

A clinical psychologist who works with schools, specialising in the wellbeing of young people and their families.

Workshops, talks, online resources and counselling

Berry Street

A Victorian charity with a range of services (including an independent school), focused on supporting children, young people and families with the most complex issues arising from their personal experiences of abuse, neglect or violence.

Knowledge centre - online resources and links

Berry Street Childhood Institute - Berry Street Education Model

The institute was established by Berry Street (a Victorian social service charity) to respond on a national scale to the complex social issues that impact on children's experience of childhood in Australia through collaboratively building and sharing knowledge, encouraging public dialogue and mobilising leadership. The Berry Street Education Model provides schools with the training, curriculum and strategies to engage the most challenging students.

Berry Street Education Model - online information and resources

Berry Street Childhood Institute - resources and training

The institute was established by Berry Street (a Victorian social service charity) to respond on a national scale to the complex social issues that impact on children's experience of childhood in Australia through collaboratively building and sharing knowledge, encouraging public dialogue and mobilising leadership. It offers a "Knowledge Hub" tab with online resources and a "Training and Events" tab for workshops and seminars.

Knowledge hub and training & events

Critical Agendas

A company providing a broad range of professional learning workshops, programs and conferences for educators.

Workshops and conferences

Independent Schools Victoria

A not-for-profit organisation for independent schools, providing a broad range of professional learning programs.

Seminars

Independent Schools Victoria

A not-for-profit organisation for independent schools, providing a broad range of professional learning programs.

Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment training to improve thinking skills and problem solving for all learners

Indigenous Ways to Multimodal Literacy (IWML)

A website based on a project by QUT researcher Kathy Mills, offering online information and teacher resources about multimodal literacy learning that draws on both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Western ways of knowing, being and doing.

Online information and resources

Intuyu Consulting: Empowering Learning for the 21st Century

A company working in partnership with schools to provide professional learning on a range of topics including applied learning and VCAL.

Consultation, workshops and online resources

Playmeo

An online platform designed to equip program leaders, such as teachers, with the skills & resources they need to deliver fun & meaningful group-based programs.

Online resources, teaching guides and blog

The Bastow institute of Educational Leadership

An institute within the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET), offering leadership professional development and training courses that respond to the ever-evolving needs of primary and secondary school teachers, principals and early childhood professionals.

Courses and online resources

Thoughtful Works: Creating lightbulb moments

A small consulting company offering a range of coaching, consultation and other professional learning, with expertise in applied, project based, integrated and hands on learning, and literacy in the VCAL and across the curriculum.

Workshops, presentations and coaching

tln - Teacher Learning Network

The not-for-profit professional development provider supported by the Australian Education Union (AEU - Victorian branch) and the Independent Education Union Victoria Tasmania (IEU) to provide professional learning for educators.

Conferences and online training sessions (live and on-demand)

VALA - Victorian Applied Learning Association

The peak organisation for applied learning practitioners in Victoria, offering leadership, development and advocacy for educators of applied learning across all sectors.

Online resources and links, annual conference and other professional learning events

VELG - VET professional development and consulting service.

A company providing Vocational Education and Training (VET) professional development and consulting services across Australia.

Workshops, conference, webinars and mentoring

VET Development Centre

A Victorian government funded organisation providing services to the whole VET sector, including webinars and delivery of customised, fee-for-service in-house programs for VET providers.

Workshops, webinars, forums, customised options

VET Network

A membership based association of teachers, trainers, career advisors, program coordinators, administrative and support personnel committed to vocational learning and youth transition.

Workshops & Biennial Conference

Victorian Government Department of Education and Training (DET)

The Department of Education and Training in Victoria leads the delivery of education and development services to children, young people and adults both directly through government schools and indirectly through the regulation and funding of early childhood services, non-government schools and training programs.

Teacher professional development programs, courses and online resources

Victorian Government Department of Education and Training (DET)

The Department of Education and Training in Victoria leads the delivery of education and development services to children, young people and adults both directly through government schools and indirectly through the regulation and funding of early childhood services, non-government schools and training programs.

Online information and resources for curriculum, assessment, literacy & numeracy, digital learning, diversity, transitions and more

Victorian Government Department of Education and Training (DET)

The Department of Education and Training leads the delivery of education and development services to children, young people and adults both directly through government schools and indirectly through the regulation and funding of early childhood services, non-government schools and training programs.

Professional development resources and information for VET teachers and trainers