Do you want to build a culture of belonging, support and respect in your school?
The ‘Advisory Online’ course is about the ethos, structure and roles associated with a learning community known as an ‘advisory’ in Big Picture Education.
The nature of advisory is encourage students to operate as a cohesive group, while also encouraging students to pursue their own learning around personal interests and passions.
The Big Picture Education design recognises the growing awareness amongst educators that a personalised approach to learning is the way to increase engagement and intrinsic motivation of young people.
Advisory is a cornerstone of that design.
The course consists of 3 Sessions and a Course Review:
- What is advisory?
• Purpose of an advisory
• Structure of an advisory
• Role of the advisory teacher
- Building the culture of advisory
• Operating as a group
• Advisory agreements
• Getting to know each other
• Advisory room design
- The work of advisory
• Managing time
• Interest exploration
• Learning plans
• Big Picture learning goals
- Video case studies of Australian students engaged in personalised learning
- Interactive activities with comprehensive feedback
- Readings and resources for download
Completing Big Picture’s Advisory Online course will contribute:
3 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.3.2, 6.2.2 & 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.