FNQ Trainer Retreat
A 2 day intensive retreat equipping you with an understanding and delivery of the Maths Pathway Learning and Teaching Model. You will build teacher capacity to deliver a maths course which is balanced, meaningful and impactful. You will learn how to manage a smooth transition with plans for school leadership, parents, students and classroom teachers.
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* Retreat to be confirmed. Proposed date mid-end October 2019. Please register your interest via the link above to learn more *
Maths Pathway Trainer Retreat: the first step towards improving maths outcomes
Cairns Colonial Club Resort
18-26 Cannon Street, Manunda, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Parking: Free onsite parking off Behan Street
Directions: 11 acres of lush, tranquil award-winning tropical gardens only 5 kms or 10 minutes from Cairns airport and Cairns CBD
|Day 1||Session||Day 2||Session|
|9:00am||Foundations of MP||8:45am||Energiser (optional)|
|10:45am||Student Timeline||9:20am||Rich Learning|
|11:30am||What the Fraction?||10:50am||Morning Tea|
|12:00noon||The Test Cycle||11:05am||Influencing Change|
Learning & Crosses
|4:15pm||Champion Q & A||
By the end of the retreat, you will:
- Be ready to act as expert trainers for your colleagues so that your entire maths team can implement the Maths Pathway Learning Model effectively; trainers will be equipped to build teacher capacity at their school to deliver a maths course which is balanced, meaningful and impactful.
- Be equipped as change leaders to skillfully manage a smooth transition to the new learning model, with careful plans in place for school leadership, parents, students and classroom teachers.
- Be part of a nation-wide community of maths teachers driving reform throughout the system, who share resources, learnings and insights with each other on an ongoing basis – with a common commitment to driving improved maths learning outcomes.
Who should attend?
Most schools send their maths coordinator to the retreat, although other teachers with strong leadership capabilities are also very welcome. 2 or 3 teachers in total from your school is usually ideal.
What to bring
Laptop and charger
Day 1: morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner
Day 2: breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea
Attendance at dinner on Day 1 is required to be eligible for your PD hours. It is an opportunity to network and engage with like-minded teachers. Breakfast is included with all overnight accommodation.
The Retreat cost of $990 (incl GST) includes accommodation in a private room for the first night only.
Breakfast is included with all overnight accommodation.
Arriving the night before the Retreat
Some teachers prefer to arrive the night before the Retreat. One extra night's accommodation is an additional $110 (incl GST) per person. Please indicate this preference when registering.
You will receive a Teacher Identified certificate of learning for 18 PD hours. The AITSL Standards addressed are:
1.2, 1.5 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.6 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.5 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5 6.1, 6.3, 6.4 7.3, 7.4
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|VIC Trainer Retreat||28 Mar|
|NSW Trainer Retreat||28 Mar|
|WA Trainer Retreat||14 Feb|