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Performance and Development for Teacher Class Employees

Resources

A range of support resources are available to support development of school staff PDPs including goal setting guides and sample goals, reflection templates, video case studies and online modules. To access support resources, refer to:

Incorporating Departmental tools in your PDP

All school staff are encouraged to utilise Departmental tools and programs to support their practice. These should be considered when developing your PDP, including:

Professional Practice Leadership resources

For further information about the following resources, please email school.leadership@education.vic.gov.au

Professional development for teachers

Here you will find resources on professional development for teachers including:

  • professional learning catalogue with information on courses, costs and FISO priorities
  • performance and development intranet with guidelines, templates and tools to help teachers through the PDP cycle
  • strategies to improve teachers’ skills in the classroom
  • recently advertised professional development (PD) opportunities and some information on professional learning theory

Professional learning catalogue

Professional Learning Catalogue with information on courses, costs and FISO priorities

Professional development for casual relief teachers

Here you will find information about:

  • professional development opportunities for casual relief teachers, including webinars, face-to-face workshops and comprehensive programs
  • registration, employment requirements and conditions

Professional development for principals and administrators

Here you will resources on professional development for principals and school administrators including:

  • the catalogue of professional learning opportunities for principals run by the Bastow Institute
  • performance and development intranet with guidelines, templates and tools to help staff through the PDP cycle
  • other available programs

Professional learning communities

Here you will find information about the principles behind implementing effective professional learning communities and the resources available to help you do so.

Scholarships for current teachers and graduates

Here you can find information about the current financial assistance available to recent graduates or teachers wanting to upskill.

Professional development institutes

Here you will find find information about professional development institutes for school staff including:

  • the Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership
  • Statewide Vision Resource Centre
  • Victorian Deaf Education Institute
  • Victorian Institute of Teaching
  • VET Development Centre

Communities of practice

Here you will find:

  • information about what a community of practice (CoP) is, how to create one and how they can assist schools to improve student outcomes
  • Professional Practice Note 17 to support you in implementing purposeful collaboration within and across schools

Professional practice elements

The professional practice elements help teachers allocate more time and more support to the continuing task of improving professional practice. Here you will find:

  • information about the 3 professional practice elements
  • the professional practice guide
  • notes for teachers
  • additional resources

Useful links

Teaching staff

Resources for Performance and Development for Teacher Class Employees

Reviewed 25 October 2021

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