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DEVELOP YOUR TEAM

Team professional development is an opportunity to nourish enthusiasm and reignite vision forwards with a shared focus and current knowledge base.

Our workshops provide opportunities for teams to reflect on current practice, engage in professional conversations to relate to new ideas and to consider strategies to move forwards in practice.

First Door is able to partner with you to develop your team with professional learning in four ways:

1. Team days
2. Quality Standard Partner Package, and
3. Two-hour Team workshops at your centre
4. Selected team member/s participation in five-hour Ongoing learning workshops at our training venue

Download our 2018 Professional Learning Planner for your team's professional development planning tool.

1. TEAM DAYS

We facilitate professional development at your team days or at your Directors/Centre Managers' conferences. A consultation process ensures the topics are successfully tailored to your team's needs. Contact us for a quotation either at your workplace or at an arranged venue.

 

2. QUALITY STANDARD PARTNER PACKAGE

Partner with First Door for guidance and vision focus. We bring fresh perspective, updating, supporting and guiding your team towards growth and improvement in a specific Quality Standard. 
The Partner Package includes: 

  • Three Consultancy Meetings with the Director, Educational Leader and/or a Management stakeholder
  • A two hour Professional Development Workshop for the whole team to gain shared understandings and identify with the shared vision.
  • A two hour Professional Conversations Workshop with a small focus group (e.g. Lead educators) to identify conflicting understandings, reflect on existing systems/practice and reach shared understanding of new strategies. 

 

3. TWO HOUR TEAM WORKSHOPS AT YOUR CENTRE

These workshops are designed to get your team of educators engaged in fresh thinking and professional conversations. We guide shared understanding, inspiring your team with current trends and to strive towards exceeding or excellence relating to the National Quality Framework. 

INSPIRED & PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE WORKSHOPS:

ENVIRONMENT & EXPERIENCES WORKSHOPS:

  • Simplify for beauty and curiosity: provocations and projects
  • Create active learning environments: invite challenge and learning through play
  • Turn your centre green: reconnecting children to nature and to become environmentally responsible
  • Nurture children's creativity: inspire the creative process
  • Planning a child-centred curriculum: not just about children's interests

TEAM CULTURE WORKSHOPS:

  • Use critical reflection to feed a team approach to continuous improvement
  • Filling your bucket: emotional intelligence and wellbeing 
  • Shared vision and working collaboratively