2024 Early Career Teachers (Year 1 of a 2-year Induction Program)

PL # 14004

  • Starting from 26 Feb 2024 till 19 Aug 2024
  • Cancellation permitted until 16 Feb 2024
  • Event registrations closed on 22 Feb 2024

Delivery Format : In Person

Event registration is Closed

Description

The first year of the AISWA Early Career Teacher program is designed to support and develop educators who are in the early stages of their teaching careers. This scoped and sequenced program provides early career teachers with the necessary training, mentorship, and support to assist them in being effective and successful practitioners in the classroom, as well as active contributors to their school context.

Some of the module content includes, but is not limited to: 

1. Professional identity: Who am I and how am I turning up?

2. Pedagogical instruction

3. Portfolio preparation and creation

4. Building teacher capacity and resilience

Presenters

Meika Pfeiffer-Gough (AISWA Staff)

Teacher Quality And School Leadership Consultant

Meika Pfeiffer-Gough <span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Meika Pfeiffer-Gough is a School Leadership and Teaching Quality Consultant, a new role for 2022. Meika has gained her experience and knowledge whilst working across a variety of educational settings in the PK-12 environment, during her 17 years as a teacher and leader. She has always been a firm advocate for empowering staff and students to develop growth mindsets and is passionate in her belief that strong, positive, and supportive teacher-student relationships, are fundamental to improving teaching and learning outcomes in schools.

Michele Blacklock (AISWA Staff)

Senior Psychologist

Michele Blacklock <span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Lynne Nixon (AISWA Staff)

Consultant - Child Protection

Lynne Nixon <span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Lynne joined the Inclusive Education team at AISWA in April 2017 where her roles have included Inclusive Education Consultant, Inclusive Education Coordinator, and currently Consultant - Child Protection.  She brings experience in filling various roles within schools, particularly in the areas of disability and leadership. During her time as Principal, Lynne has been passionate about creating an inclusive school culture and community, and quality teaching and learning. She has been involved in supporting and mentoring school leaders, and school registration, particularly in child protection and disabilities. 

Lynne currently provides support and consultation to the CARE schools in disability, as well as supporting all AISWA schools in child safety and child protection. She is the AISWA contact in assisting inquiries related to child abuse including mandatory reporting and works with other child safe /child protection agencies. 

 

Nancy Bonfiglio-Pavisich

Nancy Bonfiglio-Pavisich

Nancy Bonfiglio-Pavisich is a Leadership and Quality Teacher Consultant. With a focus on leadership, change management, induction, mentoring, and coaching, Nancy has worked with leaders, consultants, corporate clients, teachers, mentors, and coaches to grow and develop them personally and professionally. She has researched, designed, implemented, and evaluated system, organisational, team, and individual programs across Catholic, Government and Independent Schools. Nancy has a Ph.D. in Mentoring, a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, and qualifications in Business Management and Strategy, Neuro leadership, as well as Training and Assessment. With extensive experience as a senior leader in schools, Nancy is also a Lifestyles and Group Styles Inventory, DISC, EQI.20., Print and Educator Impact facilitator. Currently, Nancy lectures in Leadership and Education at Edith Cowan University, is a Sessional Tutor for the University of Notre Dame and also shares her expertise in leadership as a facilitator of the Australian Institute of Management MBA program. She is also qualified as a Life Coach. With a passion for growing and developing individuals and teams, Nancy’s leadership and teaching and learning practices are underpinned by evidence-based research and are documented in various professional and non-professional journals. Nancy was the recipient of the New Voice Scholarship Award (2020). In 2021, Nancy was recognised by ACELWA with a Certificate of Excellence in Educational Leadership, and in 2022, Nancy was awarded a Post Graduate Award from the Western Australian Institute for Educational Research. Nancy was also awarded the ACEL Fellowship Award in 2022.

Terms & Conditions

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In Person event conditions

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Segments

Teacher Identity: Welcome to the profession. (Day 1) First Year ECTs

Date / Time

26 Feb 2024 Starts: 08:30 Finishes: 15:30

Delivery Format : In Person

AISWA Training Room Suite 1

Address

Suite 1, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
Australia

Parking bays are available on Walters Drive (max. fee is $5.00 p/day). To use these bays, you will need to first download the EasyPark App on your phone. https://bit.ly/3R63Ndg When you arrive you can scan the QR code on the parking meter to pay for your parking using the app. Please note that the meters are no longer accepting cash or card payments. Alternatively, public transport is available via train & bus: Joondalup Line – Stop at Glendalough Station. Bus transfers: Bus no. 407, Bus stop: 25350
Location Specifics Suite 3/41 Walter Road, Osborne Park

PL Hours : 7.00

Professional Identity - Engaging with stakeholders (Day 2) First Year ECTs

Date / Time

27 Feb 2024 Starts: 08:30 Finishes: 15:30

Delivery Format : In Person

AISWA Training Room Suite 1

Address

Suite 1, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
Australia

Parking bays are available on Walters Drive (max. fee is $5.00 p/day). To use these bays, you will need to first download the EasyPark App on your phone. https://bit.ly/3R63Ndg When you arrive you can scan the QR code on the parking meter to pay for your parking using the app. Please note that the meters are no longer accepting cash or card payments. Alternatively, public transport is available via train & bus: Joondalup Line – Stop at Glendalough Station. Bus transfers: Bus no. 407, Bus stop: 25350
Location Specifics Suite 3/ 41 Walters Drive, Osborne Park

PL Hours : 7.00

Curriculum - An education worth having (Day 3) First Year ECTs

Date / Time

19 Apr 2024 Starts: 08:30 Finishes: 15:30

Delivery Format : In Person

AISWA Training Room Suite 1

Address

Suite 1, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
Australia

Parking bays are available on Walters Drive (max. fee is $5.00 p/day). To use these bays, you will need to first download the EasyPark App on your phone. https://bit.ly/3R63Ndg When you arrive you can scan the QR code on the parking meter to pay for your parking using the app. Please note that the meters are no longer accepting cash or card payments. Alternatively, public transport is available via train & bus: Joondalup Line – Stop at Glendalough Station. Bus transfers: Bus no. 407, Bus stop: 25350
Location Specifics Suite 3, 41 Walters Drive, Osborne Park

PL Hours : 7.00

Reflective and responsive action (Day 4) First Year ECTs

Date / Time

19 Aug 2024 Starts: 08:30 Finishes: 15:30

Delivery Format : In Person

AISWA Training Room Suite 1

Address

Suite 1, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
Australia

Parking bays are available on Walters Drive (max. fee is $5.00 p/day). To use these bays, you will need to first download the EasyPark App on your phone. https://bit.ly/3R63Ndg When you arrive you can scan the QR code on the parking meter to pay for your parking using the app. Please note that the meters are no longer accepting cash or card payments. Alternatively, public transport is available via train & bus: Joondalup Line – Stop at Glendalough Station. Bus transfers: Bus no. 407, Bus stop: 25350

PL Hours : 7.00

Learning Area

  • Leadership

Event Contact

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