Presentation on theme: "Forum Presentatio n. Purpose Tailored to the Catholic schooling needs and circumstance. Promote excellence in teaching and allow schooling authorities."— Presentation transcript:
Purpose Tailored to the Catholic schooling needs and circumstance. Promote excellence in teaching and allow schooling authorities and schools to make decisions that best suit their local communities.
Context The use of the funding should be aligned with the School Renewal Program and Teacher Performance and Development Framework to support both school initiatives and the development of professional excellence.
Funding will be directed to school based projects that : 1.improve teaching and learning 2.recognise and promote the development of high performing teachers 3.promote and support great teachers especially in the areas of early years, students with disability, learning difficulties and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education, family and community engagement 4.promote partnerships across schools, authorities, sectors and providers to enhance and provide professional excellence 5.develop excellence in mentoring and coaching 6.development of aspiring leaders
Reporting and Accountability 1.The initial report would: summarise the projects outline practicalities of timelines and expected outcomes to provide a framework for ensuring the successful completion of the programs/activities. 2.A final report to QCEC annually (mid-September) that summarises the outcomes achieved or in progression. 3.A process for sharing best practice will be developed by QCEC.
Indicative funding This amount will contain an allowance of up to 1.5% of received funding for administration 2015 Indicative amounts2016 Indicative amounts April 2014 Allocation August 2014 Allocation August 2015 Allocation Total 2015 (Indicative amount) August 2015 Allocation August 2016 Allocation Total 2016 (indicative amount) Exemplar College $10,100$537,600 $ 588,700.00$1,126,300$588,700$631,800$1,220,500
Ideas: School Build the capacity/guidelines for effective community engagement practices that lead to constructive collaboration: particularly in those communities with high Indigenous or other culture enrolment That clarifies cultural sensitivities and preserves dignity and respect. Physical design of learning areas and outdoor environment. University partnership with teachers as researchers. Investigation of best practice in evidence – based assessment of teacher performance and development. Attract ‘Great Teachers’ to rural and remote areas.
Ideas: Pastoral Whole of school approaches to behaviour management and development Whole of school approaches to cyber safety. Developing a whole of school approach to classroom management. Early intervention and prevention of learning difficulties. Teacher health and wellbeing.
Ideas: Curriculum Establishing Catholic identity in teaching across all curriculum areas. Catholic perspectives in Australian Curriculum. Leading department/year level in embedding collaborative practices in planning, developing assessment, pedagogical coaching, making and validating judgements about student achievement in sustained ongoing practices. Leading action learning that employs technologies to raise student voice and activate their learning. Better data informed analysis to inform improvements to teaching and learning. Creativity in pedagogical practices. Student engagement in learning. Brain research. Implementing Inclusive practices within the classroom. Developing higher order thinking. Effective assessing and reporting practices to inform student learning and teachers’ instructional practice.
Ideas: Discussion Take a moment to consider possibilities for your Authority/school Share with others at your table Plenary sharing of 1 or 2 per table.