Professional Learning Workshops

Term 2, 2021

VPA offer a range of Professional Learning Workshops throughout in the year in areas such as:
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Applying for Principal Class Positions
  • Quality Teaching Rounds Training
  • Introduction to Leadership Coaching
  • Tough Conversations
  • Planning your workforce
  • And more!
Current workshops are listed below.

Introduction to Leadership Coaching
Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 May 2021 (two-day event)
9.00am to 4.30pm
Lunch provided
Venue: VPA Office, Unit 2, 13-21 Vale Street, North Melbourne

This workshop is for principals, heads of departments, team leaders and anyone in school or system leadership role. 

As a result of participating in this session you will:
  • Be introduced to the GROWTH coaching system
  • Be able to apply the GROWTH coaching model to a range of workplace conversations
  • Practise giving feedback and link to coaching
  • Develop next steps for taking coaching forward in your context
  • Build or continue to build a coaching culture in your workplace
Download the form here and return to Sue O'Connor at

Understanding the Student Resource Package (SRP) & Preparing a Workforce Plan (Online)
Tuesday 11 May, 2021
2.00pm to 4.00pm
Location: online

This workshop for principals and assistant principals will focus on understanding your school’s SRP and preparing an effective workforce plan for 2021.

The workshop will cover:
  • Unpacking the various components of the School Resource Package
  • Workforce planning and budgeting concepts
  • Major issues that impact on staff planning
  • Creating a sustainable workforce plan
  • Hands on modelling the SRP using your school’s data
Download the form here and return to Sue O'Connor at