The Beginning Teacher's Toolbox

Lauren Cook
Being a beginning teacher is thrilling but exhausting.  This is an opportunity to get tips and tricks to manage the workload and be an effective practitioner.
Target Audience
This session is aimed at Victorian teachers in their first two years of teaching. Examples will mainly be given from a secondary school perspective.
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

Your first year of teaching is going to be as challenging as it is rewarding. Being prepared is the key. This professional development session will look at how to manage all of the firsts you will encounter such as: communicating effectively with parents; writing reports; creating classroom management plans; working with Domain Leaders and Year Level Co-ordinators; planning and documenting curriculum; effective assessment; tips on getting organised for full VIT registration.

There will be interactive aspects of all sessions and an opportunity to exchange ideas with others. You will walk away invigorated, with a plethora of resources and hopefully having had some fun too!

Audience

This session is aimed at Victorian teachers in their first two years of teaching. Examples will mainly be given from a secondary school perspective.

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Do you have a team of teachers interested in this course?

If several teachers would benefit from this course, you can purchase it for a team of teachers from your school. There is no limit to the number of teachers, but they must all teach at the school, and you must provide all their details at time of purchase

Regular Price - $1700 + GST

School Membership Price – 50% off - $850 + GST

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This course is aimed at assisting beginning teachers with the challenges they face in their new employment, covering everything from setting up your classroom effectively, writing curriculum, reports and dealing with difficult students. Also covers VIT registration.

Teachers outside of Victoria are welcome to join the course. It has great advice, resources, and practical strategies for new teachers.

Validation:Teachers outside of Victoria, this course will not be accredited, check with your registration body to see if it may be teacher identified.

Teaching Standards

2.2.2 Proficient Level – Content selection and organisation
3.5.2 Proficient Level – Use effective classroom communication
4.1.2 Proficient Level – Support student participation
4.2.2 Proficient Level – Manage classroom activities
5.2.2 Proficient Level – Provide feedback to students on their learning
5.5.2 Proficient Level – Report on student achievement


This course contributes to 6.0 professional development hours.

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About the team


Lauren Cook

Creator

Lauren Cook can’t remember a time when she didn’t want to teach. From the beginning of her career in 2001, she strove to understand what was at the basis of good teaching and learning.

Lauren spent many of her early years of teaching in brand new schools, where the exploration of best practice was at the forefront. Lauren undertook a variety of leadership roles from curriculum to professional learning to student management. She also joined the Faculty of Education at Deakin University to work with pre-service teachers.

In 2010, Lauren became an Assistant Principal, but missed her role in the classroom. She now wants to focus more on teaching and learning, and contributing to developing professional networks of teachers committed to best practice.