Full course description
Date and time
Day 1: 4 May 2022 4.00 pm to 6.00pm
Day 2: 31 May 2022 4.00 pm to 6.00pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are striving to develop a contemporary curriculum for critical and creative thinkers.
Learning and teaching through concepts supports the development of critical and creative citizens and develops student engagement and agency. This workshop provides insights into relevant research on concept-based inquiry and practical strategies for teachers and school leaders in planning for learning, teaching and assessment.
Research indicates that thinking through concepts is a critical and creative process.
This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Curriculum framework
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes
- Understanding of the link between concept-based inquiry, creativity and critical thinking,
- Strategies to support student voice and choice
- Knowledge of how to design assessment that incorporates rigour into inquiry learning.
- Develop a diverse network of like-minded educators beyond the school.
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.