Teacher accreditation- professional development maintenance

Can The Remote Teacher courses and memberships be used for professional development maintenance hours to count towards my teacher accreditation? Completing the our online courses and memberships will provide self-identified elective professional development addressing the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining graduate standard. Remember to record your professional development on

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Engagement in Outback Classrooms

This week the amazing members inside the Thrive Intensive are learning and collaborating about engagement in their future outback classrooms. If our students aren’t engaged our students are able to effectively retain information. In remote communities your students might vote with their feet- if they aren’t engaged in your lessons

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Trauma Informed Teaching in Remote Classrooms

This week members in the Thrive Intensive are learning and collaborating around becoming trauma informed and catering for special needs in remote communities. Our First Nations Australians have tens of thousands of years- or back to Creation- of intergenerational strengths. They also have over two hundred years of intergenerational trauma.

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Outback Teachers and Culture

Members in our Thrive Intensive are learning about culture awareness and culturally appropriate learning this week. Being culturally aware and delivering culturally appropriate learning is so important as remote outback teachers. You are living and working with people from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds. It is a big learning curve.

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1965 Freedom Ride for Remote Teachers

As remote teachers we have a responsibility to be life long learners. We must learn about and start a journey of understanding. A good teacher in remote communities has a broad knowledge of First Nations history and can use this knowledge to enhance their instruction in the classroom. The 1965

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Behaviour Management in Outback Classrooms

Members in the Thrive Intensive this week are looking at ways to proactively improve behaviour and in turn increase learning and connection in their classroom. There is so much that goes into encouraging appropriate behaviours, discouraging negative behaviours and creating safe places of learning. It all starts with relationships, routines

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Routines in Outback Classrooms

This week members in the Thrive 6 Week Intensive Membership are learning about and collaborating around ‘routines’ in their future outback classrooms. Routines and procedures are like the path that students can follow to help them along their learning journey. Students just follow the same path every day- with the

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Pets in Remote Outback Communities

You’ve been posted to a remote outback community school. Your next adventure is about to begin. But where does your pet fit into the mix? Questions to ask before accepting the role Are pets allowed in community? Do other staff have pets in community? Is the teacher housing fenced and

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Crime and Security as a Remote Teacher

We recently polled members in Teachers in Remote Communities (Past, Present, Future) about their ‘biggest fear’ about teaching in a remote community school. The 4th biggest concern for new remote teachers was ‘crime’. Here are a list of safety and crime reduction hints and tips we learnt along the way.

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