Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools Professional Learning Services

Build upon the foundations of a strong Professional Learning Community

Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools Professional Learning Services

Developing collaborative teams will enable your school to transform components critical to improving education – including curriculum, assessment, instruction and teacher development. Become part of a growing network of schools that are using the key ideas and strategies from this body of work to transform student learning in their school.

Where are you on your professional learning journey?

Our tailored professional learning services are suitable for all schools, no matter whether you're just starting out on your exploration of topics, or looking to refine and expand your knowledge and skills. Take a look at our various levels below to choose the one best suited to your school's current position.

Your team is ready to focus on Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools and start building your expertise.

You are on your PLC at Work journey, but would like to refine processes or are encountering challenges.

Level 1: Foundations (1-day workshops and events)

Workshops (1 day)

Become part of a growing network of schools that are using the key ideas and strategies from Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools to transform student learning. This workshop is aimed at educators and leaders at all levels of schools and systems. During this professional learning opportunity, participants will:

  • learn how the work of collaborative teams sits at the heart of a strong professional learning community
  • discover six key questions that underpin every school improvement measure
  • explore the work of collaborative teams in regard to curriculum, assessment, instruction and teacher development
  • understand how true collaboration moves schools closer towards achieving high levels of learning for all students
  • learn how collaborative teams engage in job-embedded professional learning to strengthen their teaching practices

In-School Support

Our authors and in-school specialists will come to your school or system to help you increase team effectiveness and transform your school into a highly effective PLC by addressing the following six questions:

  1. What is it we want our students to know?
  2. How will we know if our students are learning?
  3. How will we respond when students do not learn?
  4. How will we enrich and extend the learning for students who are proficient?
  5. How will we increase our instructional competence?
  6. How will we coordinate our efforts as a school?

Webinars

Engage in 90-minute online webinars presented by national and international PLC authors, as well as other experts in the field. Develop your insights on school improvement efforts, including what to be aware of and what to avoid in order to ensure the collaborative teams process works for you. Webinars can be tailored to your school or system's needs with specific questions and content as required.

Keynote

Engage and inspire educational leaders by utilising the expertise of our associates. Keynotes can focus on one or more themes from the work of Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools as a springboard to further learning.

Level 2: Building (2-day events and progress reports)

Workshops (2 day)

Become part of a growing network of schools that are using the key ideas and strategies from Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools to transform student learning. This workshop is aimed at educators and leaders at all levels of schools and systems. During this professional learning opportunity, participants will:

  • learn how the work of collaborative teams sits at the heart of a strong professional learning community
  • discover six key questions that underpin every school improvement measure
  • explore the work of collaborative teams in regard to curriculum, assessment, instruction and teacher development
  • understand how true collaboration moves schools closer towards achieving high levels of learning for all students
  • learn how collaborative teams engage in job-embedded professional learning to strengthen their teaching practices

PLC at Work® Progress Reports

A PLC Progress Report is the culmination of a thorough analysis undertaken by one of our trained PLC associates to assist you in evaluating current practices and identifying improvement strategies.

Our PLC associates have been carefully selected based on their expertise in the practices of PLCs and their success in implementing those practices in the real world of schools.

During this process, the PLC associate will:

  1. Contact your school to gain a deeper understanding of your context and PLC-related initiatives
  2. Gather and examine artefacts and products created by educators in your school
  3. Review school data on student achievement, engagement, attendance, discipline and demographics
  4. Produce a report that includes an introduction, commendations, recommendations, observations and a conclusion that promotes a plan for action

Contact us today to discuss how our professional learning solutions can transform your school.