Professional Development

Professional Development Courses for Educators

Below you will find a collection of Professional Learning opportunities that focus on inquiry-based teaching and learning, learner agency and other strategies that promote quality teaching and learning. Please note that in most cases there is a fee*required to register for these courses.


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Chapters International is a global provider of certified customized workshops, in-school training, consulting services and online workshops for professional development of educators worldwide.

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Kath’s professional development offerings are diverse. They range from intensive, ongoing partnerships with schools through to one-day workshops for beginning or experienced inquiry teachers. She is a popular keynote speaker and conference presenter. Whether in her home town of Melbourne or on the other side of the world, working with a team or speaking to a packed auditorium Kath’s style is refreshingly practical, inclusive and always connected to the real world of teaching.

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At Toddle, we believe that real impact in education can only be achieved by helping schools around the world improve. Our goal is to usher in a new era in education by creating products and services that help teaching teams deliver the most meaningful learning experiences to students.

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Here you will find flexible online 2 to 3 hour mini workshops and 6-week regular workshops that are affordable, require no travel, and even allow you to purchase graduate level professional development credits from Brandman University.

If this sounds interesting, you can sign up to get emailed when workshops open for registration by clicking here.

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Listed here are a variety of Reggio Emilia/Early Childhood related workshops. Note that only workshops listed with a green price point are available.

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TeacherThought designs and delivers professional learning that helps teachers plan and improve instruction, includes hands-on strategies, is highly interactive, is sustained over time, and recognizes that educators are professionals with valuable insights.

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Innovative Global Education works with schools to bring about inquiry-based pedagogical shifts in teaching and learning.

A key focus of their work is the development of conceptual units of learning and organizing curriculum into conceptual frameworks.

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These free IB PYP resources from the IBO provide support and understanding about key characteristics of the Primary Year's Programme (PYP).

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Also Check out: The Science of Learning and the Brain Podcast - The Backward Podcast.


The Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections hoisted by Annenburg Learning is a free self-contained distance-learning course. The course for K-12 educators acquaints teachers with current neuroscience research that they can apply in their own classrooms. It consists of 42 video modules of varying lengths, course guide, online text and website. It would make a perfect PLC project.

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This is the first in a series of four free 90-minute workshops, hosted by the Rathfern Teacher Research Network, to be held throughout 2021.

1. Self-regulated learning

2. Self-regulation

3. Oracy

4. Metacognition

Dr James Mannion is the Director of Rethinking Education, and the host of the Rethinking Education podcast. See https://rethinking-ed.org for details.

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