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QELi TV informs listeners and viewers, challenges traditional thinking and encourages new ideas and strategies towards leadership within the education and corporate sectors.
WELCOME TO QELi TV
Welcome to QELi TV’s Webinar Series. Live and informative teachings from a variety of thought leaders, covering society’s most pressing topics. As a participant, you will have the opportunity to expand your skillset through dynamic digital workshop sessions. These webinars provide you with ample strategies and ideas, which can be directly transferred into your schools and workplaces.
Browse our available webinars below, and begin to explore the boundaries of your potential today.
DEVELOPING FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT
with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam
Wednesday 24 February 2021 – 9.00am to 10.30am QLD time
Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam will be joining QELi to discuss the three types of formative assessment and the five strategies of formative assessment. Dylan will also be sharing a model of professional development that recognises the nature and expertise of teachers and focuses on balancing process and content. You will learn:
1. Why it is important to give teachers choice and flexibility
2. How to progress in small steps
3. How to create both supportive and accountability structures as they work to improve practice
This session will also include the opportunity for a Q&A
TEACHER LEARNING COMMUNITIES
with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam
Wednesday 3 March 2021 – 9.00am to 10.30am QLD time
Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam will be joining QELi to discuss how school and system leaders can support teachers in their development of their use of formative assessment. Dylan will outline a model of professional development that strikes a balance between ensuring that teacher professional development recognises the nature and expertise of teachers while at the same time ensuring that teachers’ time is spent productively on the kinds of improvements that are most likely to benefit their students. You will learn:
1. How teachers can be given choice and flexibility within a framework that ensures that changes in practice benefit students
2. Why, for the particular purpose of developing classroom formative assessment, it is better that leaders do not participate in Teacher Learning Communities (TLCs)
3. How to provide support for TLC leaders through regular meetings (so that the school leaders play the role of a leader of a PLC of TLC leaders)
This session will also include the opportunity for a Q&A.
REFRAMING LEARNING & TEACHING ENVIRONMENTS (ReLATE)
with Ben Sacco & Brendan Murray
Thursday 11 March 2021, 3:30pm to 5:00pm QLD time
ReLATE is a whole school culture change model that helps you create safe, supportive, predictable environments that nurtures curiosity and innovation, and enhances teacher practice and student learning outcomes. It is about understanding what it means to be human and to persevere through adversity and challenging times in a community of best practice.
ReLATE has four foundational concepts and helps provide stability and consistency for your school community, deepens staff understanding of trauma-informed education, and connects global research and evidence to your schools’ front door.
This webinar will explore an introduction into the MacKillop Institute’s ReLATE model for improved learning, teaching and wellbeing, as well as The four foundational concepts: safety, a counter-stress school environment, enhanced teaching and learning, sustainable whole school culture change.
RESILIENCE WELLBEING – PERFORMANCE MINDSET
with Simon Cook, SpringFox
Wednesday 24 March 2021 – 3.30pm to 5.00pm QLD time
This webinar will focus on the importance of investing in your personal resilience and wellbeing to ensure that, as an educator, or someone who supports educators, you are able to delivery consistent and sustainable student outcomes as a result.
with Simon Breakspear
Wednesday 28 April 2021 – 3.30pm to 5.00pm QLD time
A better ‘how’ not another ‘what’ for leading school improvement.
Changing times call for effective leaders who can create progress despite the complexity, ambiguity and resistance that they face. Agile Leadership provides a dynamic approach to leading educational change that enables leaders at all levels to adapt quickly, learn rapidly and iterate towards their desired impact.
This compelling and practical presentation explores how leaders can:
– Embrace an agile mindset to thrive despite uncertainty
– Focus on the work that matters most
– Engage in iterative action to learn their way forward
– Harness formative evidence to steer improvement efforts
– Make a plan to take action to create meaningful progress in their context
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT FOR EARLY CAREER TEACHERS
with Bronwyn Ryrie Jones
Wednesday 12 May 2021 – 3.30pm to 5.00pm QLD time
Bronwyn Ryrie Jones is a primary school teacher, teacher educator and educational consultant. She has worked with thousands of teachers right across Australia, and is highly respected for her capacity to bridge complex theory and the everyday work of teachers. In this interactive webinar, participants will learn about specific practical techniques for checking student understanding in the classroom.
Together we will:
– Consider the importance of checking for student understanding in the classroom (Why does it matter?)
– Learn about four practical techniques for eliciting better evidence of student learning (How might I do it?)
– Reflect on current practice, and identify unhelpful habits that may be inhibiting this aspect of your teaching (What am I doing now?
– Consider how to apply helpful techniques in classrooms (What could it really look like in my classroom?)