Professional Learning Workshops


Join a current workshop listed below

 

The VPA provides a range of professional development programs for principals, assistant principals and aspiring school leaders each term. Programs are designed to meet the needs of members, and are run by the Association.

 

    

 

Workforce Planning for 2018


Date: Friday 3rd November 2017
Time:
Cost: Members $100, Non-Members $120

Venue: Information Technology Centre, Oberon Primary School. 28 Dorothy Ave, Belmont, Geelong

 

The VPA and VASSP are offering a workshop, facilitated by Bill Hunt, designed to help principals and leadership teams align their personnel and resources with the school’s goals and targets so they make the most difference.


The workshop will cover:

  • Workforce planning and budgeting concepts
  • Major issues that impact on staff planning
  • Creating a sustainable workforce plan
  • Deficit and surplus management strategies
  • Hands on modelling with the SRP Planner using your school’s data

 

 


 

The Path to Principalship


Date: 16th November

Cost: Members $130, Non-Members $150
Venue: The Learning Centre, VPA Office, North Melbourne

 

The VPA and VASSP are offering a workshop, facilitated by Geoff Barclay, are offering a full day workshop designed to give an edge when applying for Principal Class positions.


The workshop will cover:

 

Part 1 – The Application

  • Composition
  • Addressing the criteria
  • Selection Process
  • Impressing the panel

 

Part 2 – Preparation for Interview

  • Predicting questions
  • Interpreting questions
  • Structuring responses
  • Presenting your responses
  • Preparation tips

 

Part 3 – The Interview

  • Mock interviews
  • Feedback on interview performance

 


 

Working Smart with Microsoft Outlook


Date: Friday 17th November

Cost: $597
Venue: Training Choice, 50 Queen Street, Melbourne

 

VPA and Priority Management Australia are offering a full day workshop designed to help you take control of your workload and competing priorities.

 

Receive practical hands-on skills instruction to help you absorb proven techniques for a total time management solution. Integrate communications, tasks, activities, planning and apply the WorkingSm@rt® method using Microsoft Outlook. Optimise your use of this powerful software.

 

This course will help you:

  • Create a consistent focus on priorities
  • Gain control of your inbox and email
  • Improve your communications
  • Manage your time, tasks, and activities
  • Use Outlook with a ‘business planning’ approach

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