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VIT workshop

Starts Sep 3, 2020

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Date and time

Friday 4 September 2020, 9.00 am to 2.00 pm   

Venue

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

Audience 

This learning event is right for you if you are a beginning teacher, provisionally registered teacher or mentor support teacher.

Description                                   

This webinar is open to all beginning teachers and provisionally registered teachers. It is a great opportunity to work with VIT representatives and ISV fellows on moving toward full registration and the requirements for submitting your sample of evidence. This is also a  great opportunity to network with other new teachers as well as gain valuable information to assist with teaching and learning. This is purposefully later in the year so that you are able to come with any questions, case studies and planning for the rest of the year. There will be a one hour lunch break.

Comments from past participants:

The VIT workshop provided real life examples of things I never think will happen.

That was eye opening and made those standards came alive too.

A very high-value workshop. Fast-paced presenter which I like. I feel much more confident now as I move toward full registration. Thank you - this day was very much appreciated.

Key takeaways              

  • examples of evidence
  • knowledge of how to engage with social media as a teacher
  • stories to support discussion of the conduct standards
  • details about the VIT Full Registration Process.

Presenter information

Linda Blakis                     

Linda Blakis is a Principal Practitioner with VIT.

After a highly competitive recruitment selection process, Linda joined VIT in February 2019 to take on the newly created Principal Practitioner role. This role works across many branches to build a strong connection between VIT and the teaching profession.

A trained secondary teacher, Linda has worked predominantly in the northern growth corridor of Melbourne, and was Assistant Principal of a large P-12 school before taking up the VIT appointment.

Linda is passionate about teaching and the importance of investing in teachers, who she sees as our state’s most important professional group.

Hannah Galloway 

Hannah Galloway is a Senior Professional Practice Officer at the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). Shortly after finishing Arts / Law at Deakin University and being admitted to practice as a lawyer, Hannah made a career change and studied a Masters of Teaching at the University of Melbourne. She worked for a number of years as a Secondary School teacher in independent and government schools prior to joining VIT in 2017.

A key part of Hannah’s role at VIT is to assist teachers to meet and maintain professional standards. She works closely with pre-service, graduate and mentor teachers to support their professional practice and professional learning.

Hannah is currently leading a review of the Victorian Teaching Profession’s Code of Conduct which provides guidance to Victorian teachers and the community about the expected professional and personal conduct of teachers.

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