STAFF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

This page is a starting point to help you plan what best suits your career needs. Below are a collection of hyperlinks to proven PL providers.

SUBJECT ASSOCIATIONS

Check with your subject coordinator to find what associations the school is currently subscribing to, some may include:-

Victorian Association for the Teaching of English

Mathematical Association of Victoria

Geography Teachers Association of Victoria

History Teachers Association of Victoria

Science Teachers Association of Victoria

Drama Victoria

Design and Technology Teachers Association Victoria

Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria

GENERAL EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Some of these associations require membership, please check with relevant coordinator for details.

Academica Education  American site, has professional development information and more.

Teacher Training Authority  Australian association offering podcasts and on line training on a wide range of educational areas.
Ticking Mind Victorian based company offering on line and Skype professional development including weekly lesson blogs. Also offers resources for VCE students.
Victoria : Education and Training  Victorian Government education and training site.

PD-Online  For Victorian educators and administrators, offers professional development information with useful links.

Bastow Institute of Educational Learning  Bastow is a branch with the Department of Education and Training offering evidence-based and highly relevant professional learning.

Education Vic : Performance and Professional Development  A huge page with links to various other providers
FUSE -  Provides links for the delivery of course material
including interactive websites, images and videos.
Sway for education  Digital storytelling  app that helps create professional interactive designs.
 
TTA  Professional development for Australian teachers
TLN - Teacher Learning Network  Offering on line training and pod casts in various areas including, literacy and numeracy, student engagement and behaviour management.
AEU VIC   Australian Education Union training conferences and events.
Aussie Educator   Extensive site offering a vast range of useful links.

STAFF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COLLECTION (LIBRARY)

The Library  has a collection of books on various areas of professional development. stress management, positive psychology  and student behaviour available for staff loan.

WEBINARS

VCAA  - Series of free webinars on the Victorian Curriculum