Professional Learning Tours and Workshops

St Luke’s offers Professional Learning Tours and Workshops for teachers, educators and industry partners


These tours and workshops offer participants the opportunity to see the learning spaces and observe teaching and learning practices as they take place at St Luke’s. Also, participants in tours and workshop will meet with students, teachers, educators and senior leaders as they do the work. Of course, we also see this an opportunity for visitors to ask questions and offer feedback as part of our commitment to pursue innovation in our context.

Tours and Workshops


St Luke’s Catholic College, located in Marsden Park in the rapidly growing corridor of Sydney’s north west, is an innovative, stage-based and flexible learning environment which nurtures and grows faith-filled, curious children to become creative contributors and innovative problem solvers for a changing world. St Luke’s Catholic College, Is a ‘next generation Learning Community’ designing and establishing the ‘new normal’ for preschool to post school learning.

Professional Learning Visits will occur on Fridays in Week 4 and Week 8 of each term aligned with NSW school terms. The dates are as follows:

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Friday 14th May and
Friday 11th June

TERM 3

Friday 6th August and
Friday 3rd of September

TERM 4

Friday 29th October and
Friday 26th November

 

 

As part of a range of offerings, participants will be introduced to relevant members of staff about:

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linking literacy, numeracy and syllabus outcomes with important social skills and enterprise skills as expressed through our 6 Pillars of Learning

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innovative processes for reporting and student-led conferences

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operations, structures and roles which support a preschool to post-school learning community from 6.30am to 6pm; and

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future possibilities including curriculum design and flexible learning pathways

 

 

Further to this, participants will view agile learning spaces with the opportunity to ask questions of teachers and students as they do the work.


Professional Learning Tours and Workshop Options

Each term the following options are available

8:00-8:30am Arrival. Tea and Coffee. Meet and Greet
8:30-9:30am Tour of the College, all learning spaces including Early Learning Centre
9:30-10:00am ‘Q & A’ with the principal or senior leader

 

PRICING SCHEDULE (for catering cost recovery to replace teachers and leaders)
CEDP schools Nil
Other Catholic schools Nil
Other schools and industry groups $33 inc GST ($30 ex GST)

Limited to 20 places


8:00-8:30am Arrival. Tea and Coffee. Meet and Greet
8:30-9:30am Learning spaces tour and observation
9:30-10:30am Presentation from Senior Leaders
10:30-11:00am Morning tea with teaching staff
11:00-12:00am Q & A with Senior Leaders and teachers regarding current and future directions

 

PRICING SCHEDULE (for catering cost recovery to replace teachers and leaders)
CEDP schools $44 inc. GST ($40 ex GST)
Other Catholic schools $55 inc. GST ($50 ex GST)
Other schools and industry groups $44 inc. GST ($40 ex GST)

Limited to 20 places


8:00-8:30am Arrival. Tea and Coffee. Meet and Greet
8:30-9:30am Learning spaces tour and observation
9:30-10:30am The current Life Design Curriculum
10:30-11:00am Morning tea with teaching staff
11:00-12:00am The future: projects, badges, internships and micro-credentials
12:00-12:30am Q & A with Senior Leaders, teachers and students

 

PRICING SCHEDULE (for catering cost recovery to replace teachers and leaders)
CEDP schools $44 inc. GST ($40 ex GST)
Other Catholic schools $55 inc. GST ($50 ex GST)
Other schools and industry groups $110 inc. GST ($100 ex GST)

Limited to 20 places


8:00-8:30am Arrival. Tea and Coffee. Meet and Greet
8:30-9:30am Learning spaces tour and observation
9:30-10:30am Current approaches to assessing and tracking the General Capabilities
10:30-11:00am Morning tea with teaching staff
11:00-12:00am The future: new metrics for a new world
12:00-12:30am Q & A with Senior Leaders, teachers and students

 

PRICING SCHEDULE (for catering cost recovery to replace teachers and leaders)
CEDP schools $44 inc. GST ($40 ex GST)
Other Catholic schools $55 inc. GST ($50 ex GST)
Other schools and industry groups $110 inc. GST ($100 ex GST)

Limited to 20 places


8:00-8:30am Arrival. Tea and Coffee. Meet and Greet
8:30-9:30am Learning spaces tour and observation
9:30-10:30am The scope of in-house professional learning at St Luke’s
10:30-11:00am Morning tea with teaching staff
11:00-12:00am Learning Walks and Coaching Conversations for teachers & leaders
12:00-12:30am Q & A with Senior Leaders, teachers and students

 

PRICING SCHEDULE (for catering cost recovery to replace teachers and leaders)
CEDP schools $44 inc. GST ($40 ex GST)
Other Catholic schools $55 inc. GST ($50 ex GST)
Other schools and industry groups $110 inc. GST ($100 ex GST)

Limited to 20 places


8:00-8:30am Arrival. Tea and Coffee. Meet and Greet
8:30-9:30am Tour of the College, all learning spaces including Early Learning Centre
9:30-10:30am Presentation: The St Luke’s Vision, priorities and actions
10:30-11:00am Morning tea with teaching staff
11:00-12:00am Workshop: Drafting a contemporary vision for your setting
12:00-12:30am Q & A with the Principal or Senior Leader - you set the agenda
12:30-1:00am Professional conversation over lunch

 

PRICING SCHEDULE (for catering cost recovery to replace teachers and leaders)
CEDP schools $44 inc. GST ($40 ex GST)
Other Catholic schools $55 inc. GST ($50 ex GST)
Other schools and industry groups $110 inc. GST ($100 ex GST)

 

A minimum cost will be charged for small groups to cover associated costs. Please contact the school for further information about this. Customised tours and workshops, including extended half day and full day visits, can be arranged with the College and with costs reflected accordingly.

 

 

To make an enquiry or to book a tour please the college via email marked attention
Natalie Colburt or call the college on (02) 9854 3100