The Universality of PBL: From California to Australia

As part of my trip to the New Tech Network offices in March this year I was also afforded the opportunity to visit the place where the New Tech model of Project-based Learning (PBL) was first launched- New Technology High School. Krista Clark, Director of Communications at New Tech, took me for a tour around … Continue reading The Universality of PBL: From California to Australia


Professional Learning Teams

At Parramatta Marist High all teachers are required to undertake approximately 250 minutes of professional learning a fortnight. This includes weekly staff meetings, training sessions and fortnightly 'Professional Learning Teams' (PLT). During PLT sessions teachers run through various leaning modules that cover a range of different areas including literacy strategies, PBL protocols and types of … Continue reading Professional Learning Teams