Classroom Profiling Association Inc.
This program is recognised as legitimate professional development by the Department of Education and Queensland College of Teachers. As such, it is appropriate to apply for release and funding through your normal school professional development processes.
Classroom Profiling is a supportive, reflective professional practice relevant to all educators regardless of their years of experience or educational setting. Classroom Profiling allows teachers to reflect on the effectiveness of their pedagogical practices they currently use in their classroom. This confidential, voluntary and non-judgmental process allows teachers to reflect on their practice in a safe and supportive collegial environment.
Classroom Profiling was created and developed by Mark Davidson, based on a supportive, reflective professional practice relevant to all educators regardless of their years of experience or educational setting. Classroom Profiling links seamlessly to most existing frameworks including Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL), the Essential Skills for Classroom Management (ESCM) and the Art and Science of Teaching (ASOT) design questions. It works with any pedagogical instructional framework and assists participants to better understand their own practice.
All participants receive complimentary membership of the Classroom Profiling Association Inc. for 12 months.
The Classroom Profiling - Level 1
Training enables new profilers to explore and become comfortable with the processes, protocols and resources of Classroom Profiling. Those trained will be able to profile and facilitate a professional reflective conversation with colleagues around effective classroom management pedagogy and student engagement.
This program is ideal for any teacher seeking to develop their skills relating to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, particularly descriptors 4.2 and 4.3, including those working towards Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher Certification.
The Classroom Profiling - Level 2
Training enables Level 1 profilers to extend their repertoire of the Classroom Profiling processes, expand the resources available to support the process, and to understand the latest developments from the Classroom Profiling Association Inc. Participants will practice more advanced skills in facilitating professional conversations around pedagogy and engagement with teachers. This will help them to support colleagues to reflect on practice in a safe and supportive collegial environment. Participants in Level 2 are also able to achieve Quality Assurance, which gives them access to the Classroom Profiling Database. Participants will learn to collect and enter profiling data which can be used to generate and deliver whole school data reports for school wide strategic planning.
Successful completion of Level 1 is a prerequisite for this course.
This program is ideal for any teacher seeking to develop their skills relating to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, particularly descriptors 4.2 and 4.3, at the Highly Accomplished and Lead career stages.
Janet Thomson is a Level 3 Classroom Profiling Instructor, Secretary and Life member of the Classroom Profiling Association Inc. Janet originally taught in rural and coastal secondary schools. She has also taught in primary and tertiary education contexts and currently works as a Student Engagement / Behaviour Management Coach in the North Coast Region. Over the last 15 years she has trained hundreds of people in all levels of Classroom Profiling.
Janet is a firm advocate of the reflective practice of Classroom Profiling and the impact it can have empowering teachers to confidently create a positive, safe and supportive learning environment for effective curriculum delivery maximising student learning.
We also offer one-day Essential Skills for Classroom Management (ESCM) courses and refresher courses.
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What Queensland teachers are saying about the program:
“I wish I had this training 15 years ago!”
- Experienced classroom teacher
“Everyone should do this training, it’s the cornerstone of effective teaching.”
- Primary DP
“Since we’ve started this process last year I find myself concentrating on how I’m teaching the content rather than concentrating on the content itself. It’s brilliant”
- HoD Maths