In a vital step for quality PD in NSW Christian Schools, Alphacrucis has been accredited as a NSW NESA approved PD provider. Five 4.5 hour courses are now available that address a range of teacher needs, including a Christian Worldview perspective. “It’s been a complex but worthwhile process,” said Alphacrucis Director of School Professional Development, Dr Stephen Fyson, “the PD offering completes the suite of training courses at Alphacrucis: VET, Initial Teacher training, PD, Masters and PhD.”
The new courses are: Growing Critical Thinking to Improve Student Learning; Taming my Teaching Programs; Including All My Students; Keeping Routines Routine; From Clear Expectations to Clear Responses (to challenging behaviours).
The PD was already available for use in other states and territories, and gaining NESA accreditation meets the more particular requirements characterising NSW education. Alphacrucis College now stands, along with Avondale College, as the only Australian Protestant tertiary provider able to offer the full range of training levels in education, both nationally and internationally.
For dates of courses and further inquiries contact Dr Fyson (Stephen.Fyson@ac.edu.au), and go to the PD website: https://www.ac.edu.au/education-professional-development/
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