Professional Learning Workshops

Term 3, 2022

VPA offer a range of Professional Learning Workshops throughout the year in areas such as:
  • Understanding the Student Resource Package
  • Leading a Thriving School Culture
  • Applying for Principal Class Positions
  • And more!
Current workshops are listed below.




Applying for Principal Class Positions
Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
9:00am - 3:00pm, Unit 2, 13-21 Vale Street, North Melbourne

This workshop has been designed for aspiring Assistant Principals and Principals. It will be delivered by members of the VASSP team: Garry Schultz, former Principal of Belmont High School and Marie Ghirardello, VASSP Project Services and former Principal of Wheelers Hill Secondary College.

Download the registration form  and return to Sue O'Connor .



Introduction to Understanding the SRP

Thursday 6 October, 2022

2:00pm - 4:00pm, Online

This workshop for principals and assistant principals will focus on understanding your school’s SRP.


The workshop will cover:

  • Unpacking the various components of the Student Resource Package
  • Workforce planning and budgeting concepts
  • Major issues that impact on staffing and planning
  • Hands on modelling the SRP using your school’s data

Click here to download the flyer and registration form.

 


Leader Wellbeing Summit
Thursday 20 October, 2022
9:00am - 4:00pm, Unit 2, 13-21 Vale Street, North Melbourne


Join experts and colleagues in this full-day school-leader wellbeing and performance workshop designed to make explicit your commitment to educator wellbeing in your school.
Unlike many School Leader Wellbeing initiatives, the VPA School Leader Wellbeing Summit has been designed to not only provide participants with the most relevant knowledge and expertise from the wellbeing sciences, but to also support participants to draw upon contextually-relevant wellbeing evidence to develop a school-wide strategy to address the psycho-social hazards facing educators and school leaders

You will explore the connections between individual wellbeing and a positive culture for teaching, learning and leadership.

Download the registration form   and return to Sue O'Connor.


Introduction to Leadership Coaching
Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 November, 2022
9:00am - 4:30pm, Unit 2, 13-21 Vale Street, North Melbourne


This two day workshops will cover:
Be introduced to the GROWTH coaching system
See modeled and apply the GROWTH coaching model to a range of workplace conversations
Practise giving feedback and link to coaching
Develop next steps for taking coaching forward in your context
Build or continue to build a coaching culture in your workplace


Download the registration form  and return to Sue O'Connor.


Completed VPA Workshops
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Applying for Principal Class Positions
  • Introduction to Leadership Coaching
  • Tough Conversations
  • Planning your workforce
  • Aspiring Leaders Day
  • Leading a Thriving School Culture
  • And more!