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English Medium Support for PCTs and Mentors

English Medium Workshops 2020

NEW in term 2 One hour (3.30-4.30pm) zoom sessions for all PCTs and mentors. Click here for details.

The first round of zoom sessions are full.  Unfortunately some of the second round of workshops are already full so the Mentor session is the only one available.
Participants will receive a confirmation email including the zoom link a week beforehand.


Primary PCT WS2 (term 3) Enrolments are open
Secondary PCT WS2 (term 3) Enrolments are open
Mentor WS (term 3) Enrolments are open
e PCT online self chosen PLD modules. Click here for details.

NOTE AN UPDATE FROM THE TEACHING COUNCIL IS SHARED AT ALL WORKSHOPS.

Introductory Workshops 2020 (completed for 2020)

Target audience – All 1st & 2nd year primary & secondary PCT/OTTs (with provisional certification) and their mentors (mentor teachers, PCT coordinators, SCTs, HoDs and school leaders) teaching in English medium schools Years 1-13. Suitable for those who have not attended a workshop in 2019.

Content

The facilitator will share:

  • The latest information from the Teaching Council on the revised Policy for Registration and Certification
  • The components of the Induction and Mentoring (I&M) programme
  • Using the Teacher Standards within the I&M Programme
  • The requirements for moving from provisional to full certification
  • The evidence and documentation to keep
  • How to store the documentation

Workshops usually run from 9.00 am - 3.00 pm but times vary in some locations.
There are no course costs for these workshops.

Introductory workshop for PCTs and Mentor Teachers dates and enrolment

Primary PCT Workshops 2020 – 2 per year

Target audience 1st and 2nd year PCT/OTT (with provisional certification) teaching in English medium years 0-8, including new PCTs and attendees at our 2019 workshops and Introductory Workshop 2020.

Content

Workshop one content:

  • Network with other PCTs
  • Share ideas & resources with others teaching the same year level
  • Check you are on track with everything for full certification
  • Use your everyday practices to evidence Teacher Standards
  • Get the latest information from the Teaching Council
  • Add to your PCT documentation
  • Pursue an area of professional interest to you personally

Workshop two content:

  • Critique and add to your PCT documentation
  • Use Teaching as Inquiry to evidence Teacher Standards
  • Network with other PCTs
  • Share ideas & resources with others teaching the same year level
  • Check you are on track with everything for full certification
  • Pursue an area of professional interest to you personally
  • Discuss and problem-solve any issues relevant to PCTs, including follow-up from Workshop 1 for those who attended

Workshops usually run from 9.00 am - 3.00 pm but times vary in some locations.
There are no course costs for these workshops.

Primary workshop one dates and enrolment (completed for 2020)

Primary workshop two dates and enrolment

Venues for primary workshop two

Secondary PCT Workshops 2020 - 2 per year

Target audience 1st and 2nd year PCT/OTT (with provisional certification) teaching in English medium years 9-13 , including new PCTs and attendees at our 2019 workshops and Introductory Workshop 2020.

Content

Workshop one content:

  • Network with other PCTs - share ideas & resources with others teaching in the same learning area
  • Check you are on track with everything for full certification
  • Use your everyday practices to evidence Teacher Standards
  • Get the latest information from the Teaching Council
  • Add to your PCT documentation
  • Pursue an area of professional interest to you personally

Workshop two content:

  • Critique and add to your PCT documentation
  • Use Teaching as Inquiry to evidence Teacher Standards
  • Check you are on track with everything for full certification
  • Get the latest information from the Teaching Council (formerly Education Council)
  • Network with other PCTs - Share ideas & resources with others teaching the same learning areas.
  • Pursue an area of professional interest to you personally
  • Discuss and problem-solve any issues relevant to PCTs including follow-up from Workshop 1 for those who attended

Workshops usually run from 9.00 am - 3.00 pm but times vary in some locations.
There are no course costs for these workshops.

Secondary workshop one dates and enrolment (completed for 2020)

Secondary workshop two dates and enrolment

Venues for secondary workshop two

English medium Mentor Workshops 2020

Target audience – All primary and secondary mentors - mentor teachers, PCT coordinators, SCTs, HoDs and school leaders - mentoring Year 1 or Year 2 PCT/OTT (with provisional certification) including new mentors and attendees at our 2019 workshops and Introductory Workshop 2020.

Content

  • Develop your mentoring skills (such as observation & feedback and professional learning conversations)
  • Review your I&M programme
  • Check you are on track with your PCT’s requirements for full certification
  • Share mentoring experiences, systems for documenting I&M programmes and evidence of meeting the Teacher Standards
  • Problem solve mentoring concerns and issues

Mentor workshop dates and enrolment

Venues for Mentor workshops