Best Practice for Education: Professional Development Showcase
Explore the wealth of expertise in teaching available from world leading institutions within the Australian State of Victoria
Who is the course for?
This course presents a series of interlinked topics relevant to anyone engaging with learning and education. You will explore ways to shape learner’s minds and truly make a difference in a range of different ways. This course will be most relevant for time poor educators or education professionals looking to develop their knowledge in a suite of different skills and practices.
What topics will you cover?
Gender Equity in Teaching Practice from Women’s Health Victoria
Play through Reading from Australian Catholic University
Collaboration Skills in the Classroom from ACER (Australian Council for Educational Research)
Supporting Students with Additional Needs from Deakin University
English Speaking Skills from Deakin University English Language Institute
Teaching Online from FutureLearn
Teaching in Nature from Federation University
Understanding the Zone of Proximal Development from Holmesglen Institute
Flipped Learning from Melbourne Polytechnic
Engaging Young Readers from Storybox Library
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explore new and emerging core teaching practices to facilitate effective learning in a classroom setting
Evaluate different teaching practices as solutions to learning needs
Apply core teaching practices and create a teaching artefact (e.g. lesson plan)
Understand the edutech ecosystem of Victoria and each provider’s role in the learner journey