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Teacher guide Science by doing: Leading for Change

TLF ID M021678

This professional learning module focusses on leading and scaffolding change for science teaching teams and leaders. It provides skills, understandings and competencies to lead and implement change. The module consists of a DVD that shows a science team meeting demonstrating key ideas related to leading for change, a CD ROM that focuses on communicating vision, deep listening and reflective practice and a guide booklet with background information and helpful tips. This resource is part of a suite of professional learning modules for 7 to 10 science teaching that support inquiry based-learning and implementing the Australian curriculum.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is of value in relation to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, particularly the professional engagement domain. It is particularly relevant to the engagement with colleagues focus area of Standard 6.
  • This is a valuable resource as it provides teachers with a structured collaborative professional learning experience where teachers can engage with their colleagues, share feedback and reflections on their professional practise and plan for implementing change in their schools.
  • This resource is useful as it models for teachers effective leadership skills and sensibilities in relevant school settings and provides opportunities and exercises for teachers to practise and develop these skills.
  • This resource is valuable as it describes and demonstrates for teachers' effective professional learning communities, how they assist with change, and the processess and practises that need to be in place for them to operate effectively.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Australian Academy of Science
  • Organization: Australian Academy of Science
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Academy of Science
  • Organization: Australian Academy of Science
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • © Australian Academy of Science, 2017. You may freely use this resource for non-commercial educational purposes but please acknowledge the resource and the Australian Academy of Science as the source. Please note there are third party items in this resource that are outlined. To use these items other than in this resource you must obtain permission from the third party owners. Under no circumstances may copies be sold in any form.