Session 406

Title: Teacher voice: a powerful tool for change

Presenter: Lorraine White and Rhelma Pardy – School Services Ultimo

Type: Practical

Duration: 60 mins

Overview: ‘Teacher voice: a powerful tool for change’ examines how to use professional dialogue within the school or professional learning network to build capacity and improve the educational outcomes of students. It acknowledges the significant knowledge base of teachers and their invaluable insights into student learning in their classrooms. This school-based knowledge and expertise can be accessed and shared through evidence-based conversations to problem solve and engage all teachers in continuous inquiry and improvement. Throughout the workshop participants will engage with a variety of tools and protocols that effectively guide structured and meaningful dialogue to facilitate movement towards identified goals. These protocols will support a culture of collaboration, innovation and continual improvement.

Target Audience: K – 12 Teachers & Executive

Requirements: Nil