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Online coaching modules

The online coaching modules develop effective pedagogical practice and strengthen teacher content knowledge in priority areas from Prep to Year 10.

How to teach reading, How to teach writing, How to teach mathematics, How to teach science and How to assess learning and use evidence to differentiate have been piloted and reviewed, and are now available at no cost to all Queensland teachers in state and non-state schools, as well as pre-service teachers attending Queensland universities.

While the modules are designed for early career teachers, experienced teachers may also benefit from completing a chosen module or engaging in selected content to develop specific knowledge and skills in targeted professional learning areas.

Each module comprises six episodes for completion with the support of a coach. They are optional and self-paced. It is estimated to take about 20-24 hours to complete each module.

The Department of Education and Training, in conjunction with the Queensland College of Teachers External Link, developed the modules to align with the Australian Curriculum External Link and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers External Link (APST). The modules are reviewed by a broad cross-section of Queensland educators before release.

Full or partial completion of a module should be verified by a school principal and, if recorded with the Queensland College of Teachers, may be recognised as Continuing Professional Development External Link. Teachers may also use completed tasks as evidence against the APST. The modules have also been designed to support strategic initiatives for whole school improvement in Queensland state schools, including the Great Results Guarantee, Mentoring Beginning Teachers program and Master Teacher initiative.

To provide suggestions/feedback or for more information please email Online coaching modules - enquiries.

More information

For more information about the online coaching modules please read the Online coaching modules - A4 fact sheet Adobe PDF document784K or visit the Frequently asked questions page. To promote the modules within your school please use the Online coaching modules - A3 poster Adobe PDF document903K.

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This page was last reviewed on 11 Jan 2016

How to access the online coaching modules

State school teachers: If you are on a state school computer/network go to the Learning Place. If you are on another network, visit the Learning Place public site and use your DET login to access the staff space. Then search for the modules by their titles.

Catholic and Independent school teachers: login to Scootle External Link from any computer and then search for the modules by their title.

Lutheran school teachers: Lutheran Education Queensland has been provided with Scootle learning pathways which will give you access.

All registered Queensland teachers can access the modules through their myQCT External Link online services account located in the Queensland College of Teachers website.

Pre-service teachers attending a Queensland university: your university has been provided with Scootle learning pathways which will give you access.

If you have issues logging in and finding the modules please email enquiries.ocm@dete.qld.gov.au for assistance.

Online coaching modules

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