“….committed to ensuring that every young person achieves success through the provision of a high quality education…” Goals
Teaching and Learning Coaches will workcollaborativelytobuild the capacity of teachersin identified schools to supportimprovement in student learning outcomes. Innovation & Excellence 2008-9
School Self Evaluation 1. Professional Leadership 8. Stimulating and secure learning environment 2. Focus on Teaching &Learning 7. LearningCommunities 3. PurposefulTeaching 6. Accountability 4. Shared Vision & Goals 5. High expectations of all learners Effective Schools
Research suggests coaching has the most profound and sustained impact on teaching practice. Why Coaching? Research by Bruce Joyce and Beverly Showers.
Improving teaching & learning outcomes Breaking down isolation and promoting the exchange of ideas through collaborative problem solving Increasing professional dialogue Encouraging teachers to reflect deeply about their work and effectiveness Responding to the school’s Annual Implementation Plan and Strategic Plan Why Coaching?
“To convey a valued person from where he or she is to where he or she wants to be” Evered,Rogers D. and James C.Selma ,1989 Coaching and the Art of Management. Organizational Dynamics, 18 Coaching IS
A teacher and coach having the opportunity and time to discuss, observe and reflect on one aspect of teaching practice Reaffirming strengths in teaching Sharing good practice Providing opportunity for professional discussion Promoting the exchange of good ideas and resources Breaking down isolation Sharing the demands of the job A confidential process Coaching IS
What Coaching Is NOT • Mentoring • Inspection • Teacher Appraisal
Caroline Burston (Ormond Primary School) David Burton (Berwick Secondary College) Daniel Frew (Brighton Primary School) Marg Jeffery (Amsleigh Park Primary School) Charmayne Lane (Sandringham College) Doreen Wheeler (Mentone Girls Secondary College) Di Morwood (McKinnon Secondary College) Liz Piemontese (Lyndale Primary School) Geraldine Pitts (Wooranna Park Primary School) Sue Thomas(Coatesville Primary School) Who We Are
School Visits, 5th-14th February Match Coach to Schools Coaches to Start Placements from 18th February 4 teachers each Timetable What Now?
David Burton, Team Leader Emailburton.email@example.com Mobile- 0458 360267 Further Information
School Visits 9 11 1 9 11 1
School Visits Tuesday 5th February (further visits 11th-14th February) Team 1- Cranbourne Primary School (am) Hampton Park Primary School (pm) Team 2- Narre Warren Sth P-12 (am) Lyndale Secondary College (pm) Team 3- Harrisfield Primary School (am) Yarraman Park Primary School (pm)