2019 COURSES AND CONVERSATIONS
Working at the crossroads where theory meets practice, we aim to generate positive, intelligent, empowering, inclusive conversation about the Future of Education
THE BEST TOMORROW
"Explore the theory, see the practice"
Coaching Leadership: Growing Your People
Coaching leadership is a transformative professional learning approach which assists teachers and leaders to develop the very different skills and mindsets required for living, leading and educating in the post-modern world of today and tomorrow.
Term 2: Monday 20 May
Designing Learning: Personalising Learning for Every Student
Explore our group learning maps then dig deep into your own data and work through a design learning approach to create learning plans.
Term 2: Monday 10 June
Developing an Integrated Curriculum; Systems, Structures, Processes and some Tips
An introduction to the principles and practices of developing an integral curriculum, using the experiences of Amesbury School as a reference point for exploration.
Term 3: Monday 12 August
A Contemporary Curriculum; Reframing Literacy as “Communication Arts”
With the removal of national standards, it is now time to reinstate the full curriculum. The question is, what does this look like in our contemporary context? This course explores a model of “Communication Arts” and how it varies from a “literacy” approach.
Term 3: Monday 9 September
A Conversation about Postformal Education and the Future of Education with Dr Jennifer Gidley
We are excited to bring Dr Jennifer Gidley, futurist, postformal psychologist and author of Postformal Education; A Philosophy for Complex Futures, to Amesbury School, Wellington, New Zealand for a one day workshop. We have found her philosophy of postformal education to be challenging and highly relevant for these times in which we live and educate.
Term 3: Wednesday 9 October