When things are tough in a school or in a Teacher’s classroom, support is the mechanism that leaps to mind as being the most appropriate. That support can take many forms including mentoring, coaching, release of disruptive students, peer observation, professional learning and online courses. Of course, sometimes all we need is a chat with…Details
transforming and enhancing your school’s culture
‘Switch Off – How to Find Calm in Today’s Busy School’
a FREE webinar on Thursday, 20th of April at 3.30 PM (AEST)
The three steps to becoming a Real Schools partner…
Step 1. Choose your improvement theme
Step 2. Choose your partnership
Step 3. Get to work… together!
Teaching today is a tough job – your Teachers and your School Leaders deserve the best help available.
Australian schools are great – but the task of sustaining the effort and thinking required to stay at the top comes with a price – the culture of your school, the stress levels of your people, the wellbeing of your students. A Real Schools Membership will provide you with all of the tools, tricks and motivation to keep your school healthy and ready for the next challenge.
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Top activities of today’s Principals:
Record keeping and reporting – 7% of your time.
Budgets and resource management – 6% of your time.
In transition between activities – 5.24% of your time.
Dealing with student behaviour – 4.99% of your time.
Lowest activities of today’s Principals:
Talking to teachers about students – 0.44%
Engaging in self-improvement – 0.32%
Implementing required Professional Learning – 0.05%
So, the question is simple – is this you? Is it transforming your school and are you prepared to live with this for the rest of your career?
The Teacher FastTrack is a 12-month program of a whole new kind in the world of Teacher Professional Development. We’ve embraced the possibilities of flipped learning and actually applied it to our own learning in a way that is going to engage your Teachers, transform their Practice and exponentially improve their performance in the classroom.
Finally, your Teachers can participate in a long-term improvement cycle linked to genuine support, to your school’s strategic objectives and to the AITSL Teacher Standards.
about Real Schools
Real Schools exists to build partnerships and experiences to help your school achieve its potential in three key areas:
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This week, a revamped MySchool website was launched alerting parents to various chunks of data related to NAPLAN test results, finances and the wonderful variations within your cohort of students and their families. With it, comes the usual avalanche of media pieces appropriately titled, such as: The Top 20 Schools In Your State. Your Kids…Details
Almost everybody remembers the movie Groundhog Day. It’s one of those flicks that, true to it’s message, seems to appear with monotonous regularity in our lives. It’s certainly one that I frequently stumble across during a Sunday afternoon session of channel surfing. In the movie Bill Murray’s character, Phil Connors, is stuck in the American…Details
People often ask me why I advocate so strongly for Restorative Practices. I find that the question is usually posed without the Firstly, my sincere apologies to the many, many friends I have who are either Muslim or vegetarian for the clip I’d like to provoke you with today – but it’s funny and also happens…Details
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