Communities of Practice

Part of the Victorian Government's Education State vision is a Communities of Practice (CoP) approach where networks and system leaders share knowledge, experience and resources.

 

 

CoP system leadership approach

CoP system leadership approach

The best education systems in the world are highly networked. These systems have principals who are well-connected to their peers through active partnerships and learning networks of schools. These learning networks are known as ‘Communities of Practice’.

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CoP and FISO

CoP and FISO

The Communities of Practice (CoP) approach is about creating a networked system of schools where school principals within a geographic network come together and adopt the approach, using the Framework for Improving Student Outcomes (FISO) to drive improvement.

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CoP and networks

CoP and networks

The Communities of Practice (CoP) approach builds on current network practices by focusing the work of networks more purposefully to impact student outcomes and school improvement.

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CoP self-assessment

CoP self-assessment

The Communities of Practice (CoP) self-assessment tool enables the network to review its current practice in line with the CoP approach and take it to an even higher level.

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CoP resources

CoP resources

We are supporting networks to implement a Communities of Practice (CoP) approach by providing resources and information for planning, implementation, building skills and knowledge, and performance assessment.

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