Leading Professional Learning

  • Audience
    Learning specialist
  • Next Intake
    Not scheduled
  • Location
  • Duration
    4 months
  • Mode
  • Fees
    DET Fully Subsidised


Lead the learning of your colleagues by better understanding and utilising classrooms as sites for in-school professional learning. Strengthen your leadership of professional conversations and actively contribute to the formation of safe and trusting learning communities. 

Through classroom observation, evidence-informed analysis and professional conversations you will develop your understanding of adult learning principles and creating the conditions necessary to improve teaching and learning.

This is one of 6 electives in our learning specialist suite designed to support newly appointed learning specialists to excel in their role.


Designed for learning specialists. 

This elective runs over 4 months and includes pre-investigation activities for all face-to-face workshops and virtual sessions. You will receive further information regarding pre-investigation activities 2 weeks prior to the module start date.

You are expected to engage in and contribute to:

  • 2 workshop days
  • 2 virtual sessions
  • in-school investigations, evidence gathering and context analysis
  • ongoing professional discussions and learning with your colleagues and leaders
  • online learning including discussions, collaboration and sharing of resources with members of your learning community.

By participating in this elective, you will develop an understanding of:

  • best practice in adult professional learning including design and development, facilitation, and evaluation
  • how to promote and guide an inquiry-based collaborative learning culture
  • effective processes and protocols for observing to learn and feedback
  • strategies that support colleagues to engage in rigorous professional conversations to improve student outcomes.

Fully subsidised for appointed learning specialists in Victorian government schools.

Carla Camassa
Course Coordinator
03 8199 2928

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