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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.


 

  

Term 3 2018

  

 



Tough Conversations - Geelong


The workshop will equip primary school leaders with the essential tools to manage conflict, reduce stress and achieve positive outcomes with parents, students and colleagues. 


Date: Monday 23 July

Time: 9.00am–4:30pm

Venue: Northern Bay P-12 College, 3-25 Goldsworthy Road, Corio

Cost: $270 members or $300 non-members


Register here.

 



Tough Conversations 


The workshop will equip primary school leaders with the essential tools to manage conflict, reduce stress and achieve positive outcomes with parents, students and colleagues. 


Date: Monday 24 July

Time: 9.00am–4:30pm

Venue: VPA office, North Melbourne

Cost: $270 members or $300 non-members


Register here.

 


 



Communicating with your Community


This half day workshop is presented by Caroline Milburn, former journalist with The Age. It is designed to help you improve the effectiveness of your school newsletter and other communications.


Date: Monday 30 July

Time: 9.00am to 12.30pm

Venue: VPA North Melbourne

Cost: $100 members or $120 non-members


Register here.


 



Avoiding the Merit Protection Board


This half day workshop is presented by Peter Hibbins, Senior Chairperson, Merit Protection Board. The VASSP and the VPA along with Peter Hibbins are offering a workshop designed to inform school leaders about the role of the Merit Protection Board.


Date: Thursday 2 August

Time: 9.00am to 12.30pm

Venue: VPA North Melbourne

Cost: $30


Register here.



 

Growth Coaching: Introduction to Leadership Coaching

 

 

This two-day workshop is presented by Gray Ryan, Managing Consultant, Growth Coaching International. It provides an introduction to the GROWTH coaching model for school leaders and is particularly suitable for any member of staff who has responsibility for conducting performance reviews. Please note registrations close on Monday 6 August.

 

Date: Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 August

Time: 8.30am to 4.30pm

Venue: VPA North Melbourne

Cost: $500 members or $600 non-members


Register here.

 


 

 

Reports for the 21st Century


This workshop will be facilitated by Rob Newton, Field Officer. This workshop explores a reporting model that is less time consuming for teachers and improves learning outcomes for students.

 

Date: Thursday 30 August

Time: 9.00am to 12.00pm

Venue: VPA North Melbourne

Cost: $100 members or $120 non-members


Register here.


 


 

Developing your Personal Leadership: Practical tools to improve personal effectiveness


This Leadership Learning Day brings together some of the latest leadership thinking, drawing on fields as diverse as Gestalt psychology and neurolinguistic programming, to give you a range of new tools and approaches which can support you in your work, whether or not you currently hold a formal leadership role.

 

Date: Tuesday 4 September

Time: 8.30am to 4.30pm

Venue: VPA North Melbourne

Cost: $270 members or $300 non-members


Register here.


 



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