Western Teacher : Volume 46.1 - January 2017
Visit sstuwa.org.au/training to register for any of these events. Western Teacher January 2017 23 Term One - 2017 SSTUWA face–to–face training events Education and Training Centre Monday 27 February – Friday 3 March OSH Five-Day Introductory Course This five-day course is a statutory requirement for elected OSH representatives. It provides OSH representatives within the Department of Education (DoE) with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively perform the functions in protecting and promoting the safety and health of those they represent. This course is accredited by WorkSafe WA. Wednesday 1 March Know Your Rights: General Agreement 2014 Schools (TUT) What is the General Agreement? You’ve seen the Little Red Book. Maybe you even have one. Now is the perfect time to become familiar with the key conditions outlined in the agreement such as: class size, DOTT, salaries and allowances. Saturday 4 March Level 3 Classroom Teacher – Stage One Applications Application for Level 3 Classroom Teacher status is open to permanent or fixed-term teachers. Applicants must be employees of the DoE at the time of lodging the application. If you are in this position and thinking about applying for Level 3, then take advantage of some expert guidance to assist you through the process. Thursday & Friday 9–10 March Women’s Contact Officer Training Level One: Schools (TUT) The SSTUWA Women’s Contact Officer (WCO) has a key leadership role in the workplace. Learn the roles and responsibilities of this position and build confidence to succeed in this role. This introductory two-day course will provide WCOs with the knowledge and skills needed to support, advise and advocate for individual members and the branch on gender and equity issues. Friday 10 March 2016 Aspirant Leaders Forum One: Building Your Skills to Successfully Lead in Collaborative Organisations The first of a series of three full-day forums specifically designed for those teachers looking to move into school leadership positions in the future. It will support aspirant leaders to develop the skills, knowledge and understandings essential to build collaborative organisations within a school setting. Monday 13 March Performance Management: Law, Policy and Process (TUT) What is performance management? What is the performance management process? Why do I have to be involved? What is my role in the process? What is my line manager’s role? Reflecting and revisiting these questions will drive this one-day course as members explore queries relating to: • Performance management plans. • Classroom observations. • Training and resourcing. Wednesday 15 March New Educator Professional Learning Seminar – Creating Supportive Environments for LGBTIQ Teachers, Students and Families Increase your knowledge and understanding of the key terms of LGBTIQ+ and best practice strategies. Olivia Knowles and Katie Darby, Project Officers from the Safe Schools Coalition, will provide practical examples of how to ensure inclusive practice in all teaching and learning areas in your classroom. Wednesday 15 March Managing Workload – Understand Your Rights: Schools (TUT) This one-day course will address your rights as a teacher in relation to workload and work overload, as well as discussing key issues. The day will provide practical strategies and actions for dealing with work overload. It will help participants to identify formal and informal requirements of teachers and how to prioritise work across the school setting. Thursday & Friday 16–17 March Union Representative and Committee Delegates Training: TAFE This two-day course is designed for TAFE union representatives and TAFE Committee delegates. The training will provide fundamental knowledge and skills that enable effective union leadership in the workplace. Saturday 18 March Writing Applications for Teaching Positions Develop an awareness of current DoE job application techniques. Learn to demonstrate competitiveness when applying for specific schools via a covering letter and curriculum vitae/resume. If you’re looking to apply for a teaching position this course is a must. Tuesday 21 March Assertiveness for Women in the Workplace: Schools and TAFE (TUT) Develop your confidence in expressing ideas, opinions, wants and needs while building productive workplace relationships. You will reflect and explore communication styles, behaviour types and behaviour patterns. You will learn to recognise assertive and non-assertive behaviours. Friday 24 March Know Your Rights: General Agreement 2014 TAFE – Level Two (TUT) What is the TAFE Lecturers’ General Agreement? Now is the perfect time to become familiar with the key conditions outlined in the agreement such as: averaging, leave entitlements, salaries and allowances and clauses relevant to your specific work place. Tuesday 28 – Wednesday 29 March Union Representative Training Schools: Level One (TUT) The training will provide essential knowledge and skills to support union representatives and deputy representatives in their important role of providing union leadership in schools. Learn the roles and responsibilities of this position and build confidence to succeed in this role. Tuesday 4 April Resolving Conflict in the Workplace (TUT) This one-day course aims to help members understand how informal and formal disputes are managed and resolved; both at the school and off the school site. The Grievance Framework will provide a framework to develop knowledge of the principles and process of conflict resolution.
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