The Global Learning Centre in partnership with Griffith University ‘s Professional Learning Hub invite teachers to take part in the first statewide delivery of an exciting, innovative and contemporary professional development program.
This is a FREE online professional development course designed for teachers.
Learn at your own pace and at a time that suits you! The course will open on April 30 2018 and run for six weeks. During this period you can access the course site at any time. Registrations close April 1, 2018
About the Course:
Led by Alisa Cleary, Coordinator, Professional Development of the Global Learning Centre, teachers across all stages of learning will access six modules at their convenience for a six week period from 30 April 2018. The modules are offered in a flexible format that allows you to engage with the materials at any time during this period.
The online professional development program will:
Participants can anticipate a highly engaging and resource rich 4.5 hours of professional learning and will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.
The Queensland Department of Premier and Cabinet has identified through its Cohesive Communities Action Plan a number of priorities to strengthen social cohesion in Queensland learning communities. Increasing knowledge about the benefits of social cohesion and global citizenship is one feature of the Government’s agenda to create a sense of belonging and countering anti-social behaviour.
In recent years the Global Learning Centre has seen in their work with teachers an intensifying concern about how to address ideologies and values counter to Australian democratic values. ‘Whether they are located in metropolitan or rural settings teachers express to us a lack of confidence and strategies to foster critical thinking in their efforts to challenge commonly held misinformed views and perceptions about cultural diversity,’ said Rosanne Bray White, Chair of the Global Learning Centre.
This program is supported by the Queensland Government through The Department of Premier and Cabinet.
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