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Reimagining service-learning with Cathryn Berger Kaye 2022029WA

Jun 6, 2022 - Dec 30, 2022

$350 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Monday 6 June 2022 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm 

Delivery mode

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event

Audience 

This learning event is right for you if you are keen for staff or students alike to engage with the world beyond your school.

Description                                  

This workshop will be facilitated by globally-renowned and pioneering Service Learning expert Cathryn Berger Kaye. Cathryn is the author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning and two books with environmentalist Philippe Cousteau. A regular conference keynote speaker on service learning as well as 21st-century competencies, student agency, social and emotional realms, climate and culture, Cathryn’s dynamic service-learning model has been incorporated by many schools keen to develop whole-school approaches to service-learning. She has also been a key influence of multiple International Baccalaureate programs, including the CAS core of the IB Diploma and service-learning outcomes in the Middle Years Programme (MYP). Cathryn has supported enhancements in the Primary Years Programme PYP. 

The workshop will:

 

  • Provide ideas on how to embed global mindedness within the school culture and in teaching and learning.
  • Explore strategies to develop a service-learning approach by planning meaningful, developmentally appropriate learning activities and programs that are grounded in local, national or global problems.
  • Support schools to understand, incorporate and practice service-learning methodology as a means of accessing, in a practical way, a service-learning culture that aligns to school values.
  • Develop a diverse network of like-minded educators beyond the school.

This learning event supports creating best practice towards meeting the following VRQA standard(s): 

  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Curriculum framework                                                                             
  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes                                                                              

 

Key takeaways               

  • Gain ideas on how to embed global mindedness within the school culture and in the teaching and learning
  • Consider real-life contexts and possible ways of building global competencies in school communities. understand, incorporate and practice service learning methodology as a means of accessing, in a practical way, a service-learning culture that aligns with school values.
  • Strategies to support educators in helping learners grow more confident in standing up for their beliefs and more skilled in evaluating the ethics and impact of their decisions.
  • Develop a diverse network of like-minded educators beyond the school.

 

Presenter information

 

Cathryn Berger Kaye

Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A. is an international service-learning and education consultant and a former classroom teacher. She is president of CBK Associates and ABCD Books. She is recognised globally as a thought leader on service learning, 21st-century competencies, social and emotional realms, climate and culture, youth engagement, effective teaching strategies, and environmental sustainability.

Cathryn is the author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning which is a blueprint for service learning and has also written two books with environmentalist Philippe Cousteau. Her work on 21st-century competencies and her program and resources on Social and Emotional Dynamics are used in schools and programs around the world.

 

David Burton    

David Burton is a Principal Consultant and member of the School Improvement Team at ISV. David has a background in teacher coaching and professional learning, curriculum development, middle years innovation and the integration of new learning technologies into the classroom. David has particular expertise with the International Baccalaureate programs. He was the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) Coordinator at the International School of Paris and the Australian International School in Singapore. He has also led middle years initiatives for the Victorian Department of Education. As a regular conference presenter and workshop leader over the last ten years, David has led professional

learning with schools and teachers across Australia and New Zealand as well as throughout Asia, Europe and Africa on a variety of areas including IB program leadership, curriculum planning and development, authentic assessment and service-learning.