‘Mentoring provides a powerful opportunity to improve students’ learning outcomes through teachers learning with and from each other.’ (Department of Education and Early Childhood Victoria, 2010)
Quality Mentoring is designed for teachers new to the role of mentor.
This program will prepare teachers who are mentoring Professional Experience students (UTAS), Early Career Teachers and Provisionally Registered teachers involved in the Change of Registration process during 2021.
This one day workshop will be an introduction to the knowledge and skills required for effective mentoring and how mentoring can build teacher capacity.
Participants will have the opportunity to contribute to a professional learning community for mentors and aligning their practice to the Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher career stages.
Please note relief is available to attend this 1 Day Program.
Participants in this program will develop a deeper understanding of:
- the role of a mentor and what is mentoring
- effective questioning and active listening
- how to reflect on teacher practice using the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
- the importance of continuous professional growth for improved student outcomes.
Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
Standard 5 – Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community
1 Day Program – 9:00am – 3:00pm
Thursday 2 December 2021 – Professional Learning Institute, Hobart
Wednesday 8 December 2021 – paranaple Convention Centre, Devonport
Thursday 9 December 2021 – Tailrace Centre, Launceston