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Top PD Session-Picks

to Start your 2015 School Year


Still making up your mind about what PD sessions to put on to get 2015 off to a good start?

From The Change Forum’s experience with previous back-to-school weeks, we imagine there’s lots of routine, programmatic things you have to do. We’ve also been told how many Principals want to use at least one of their days to:

ü  Rehearse a key-note for the coming year or

ü  Ignite interest in a pedagogical or cultural theme  

ü  Reinforce an aspect of school vision, values, direction or community

ü  Build a particular skill-set....

ü  or simply do something different for a change   

I don’t know what your School or Cluster has planned for Student-Free PD days in 2015 but if you think your staff could benefit from some fresh-input on Personal PD Program areas like:

ü  Emotional Intelligence in the classroom, for leaders, teams or personal awareness

ü  Cultural Revitalisation, leading people through change, or School Renewal Strategies

ü  Working Better Together in school-teams, understanding emotional styles or respect-building

ü  Dealing with Difficult Discussions or having more constructive classroom conversations

ü  Personal Mastery for leaders and Mindfulness to boost focus, attention and concentration and lessen stress

ü  A refresher on the 5 Learning Disciplines  and how they help create a Learning School culture

As well as our scheduled offerings for schools through the Department’s Institute of Professional Learning based at Sunshine Coast University, The Change Forum regularly runs in-school learning sessions for schools around Queensland. For example, we’ve recently run in-school clinics on Building Better Teams, School Culture, Positive Performance Conversations, Dealing with Difficult Discussions and Connecting in Classrooms.  

So if your school (or a group in your Cluster) are still arranging your PD for 2015, here’s a link to The Change Forum’s Directory of Courses for consideration.  Here’s a summary list:


Leadership Programs

Constructive Conversations at Work: mastering the art of leading conversations

Dealing with Difficult Discussions: 7-stage model to navigate tough talks

Positive Performance Conversations: carefully-crafted frameworks and formulas to make difficult performance conversations easier

Emotional Intelligence Programs

Mindful Leadership in Action: brain-training for attention, clarity & presence

Leading with Emotional Intelligence: 7 crucial practices for connective  leaders

Social Intelligence in Teams: creating cohesive, positive, resilient teams

Emotional Intelligence at Work: 5 EI-smart work practices for staff

Teaching with Emotional Intelligence: EI connective classroom practices

Change & Culture Programs

Revitalising your School Culture: leading culture change improves performance

Preparing People for Change: pave the path to smoother change take-ups

Leading Change Management: tools for people-centred change leaders

Leading Learning Schools: the 5 disciplines and strategies for school renewal






Building Better Teams: team-building tools to form, reform & transform teams

Leading Teams through Change: making team change more trouble-free

Working Better Together Clinics: tailored team-building in-house

Tools for Taking Team Action:  a tailored process to tackle concerning issues

TOP Team: Executive team-building: create more coherent, cohesive, connective executive & senior management teams

Leadership, Facilitation

& Coaching Programs

Launching Future Leaders: crucial lessons for developing new & aspiring leaders

Essentials of Facilitation: tools to help teams function more effectively

Advanced Facilitation Skills: deepening your existing facilitation skills

The Coaching Leaders Clinic: taking a coaching approach to leadership

See our full Program Directory for detailed course outlines, ideas and information...


So if you’re still looking to provide your staff with something interesting and different, whether for January or later in the year, please give me a call or contact us by email for a quote. And if you can bring this to the attention of your School Management Team, Specialist Teachers or HODs, we’d be most appreciative.

Of course, if you don’t want further updates about our range of  professional development offerings, please see the remove-me option at the bottom of this email.


Bill Cropper

Director - The Change Forum

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