FPS Coaching Workshop - Vic

This Professional Development training will teach you how to be a Future Problem Solving Coach. Improve your students' analytical, creative, and critical thinking skills, using the six-step FPS process to address real-world problems. 

4 April 2023
9:00am - 3:30pm

Wesley College
St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic

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Who can attend?

  • Educators wanting to coach FPS students
  • FPS coaches looking to refresh their skills
  • Educators seeking a framework to teach and assess problem solving
What will I learn?

  • Future Problem Solving basics, FPS in Australia
  • The six-step FPS thinking process - this process underpins each of the Future Problem Solving learning options.
  • The opportunity to practice using the six-step problem solving model.
  • Coaching strategies.
  • Organisation of school and student participation in the FPS program.
What are the benefits of the workshop?

  • Participants gain an in-depth understanding of the Global Issues Problem Solving learning option and have the opportunity to practice the six-step model in a supportive environment.
  • Participants acquire a framework for teaching and assessing 21st-century skills.
  • Course content meets AITSL standards allowing participants to add up to six hours to their professional accreditation requirements.
  • Participants meet other new and experienced FPS coaches on the same learning path.
What are the curriculum links?

General Capabilities: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding, Literacy, Numeracy

What is the cost?

$290 (Inc GST) per participant. 
At FPS, we feel it is beneficial to implement FPS in partnership with another colleague at your school.  As such, we offer a discount to the second and third educator registered from your school. This discount will be applied at checkout. 

The fine print

Terms and Conditions of Workshop
Pandemic restrictions may force us to change the date and or location of the workshop at short notice. Should you not be able to attend the workshop on the revised date, FPS will provide a full refund. 

You can transfer the registration to a different person at any time before the date of the workshop.

Cancellations can be made at least five working days before the workshop, minus a registration service charge of $20.00 (GST-inclusive).

Within five days of the workshop, cancellation of registration is subject to the full workshop fee. Please remember that you are still responsible for paying the full workshop fee if you do not cancel or attend.

As a not-for-profit organisation, all revenue from our Professional Development courses is reinvested into providing teachers with the resources to become exceptional Future Problem Solving Coaches.

Future Problem Solving Australia acknowledges the traditional owners of this land. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

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