FPS Coaching Workshop - Vic

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

The presenter will use the 2024 topic, 'Urbanisation', to introduce the creative problem solving model, providing the attendee with a head start to Future Problem Solving 2024 participation.

Friday, 22nd March 2024
Time: 9.15 am - 3.30 pm 

Caulfield Grammar School
217 Glen Eira Road, St Kilda East

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Who can attend?

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

  • Basics of Future Problem Solving (FPS) in Australia.
  • The six-step FPS thinking process, which serves as the foundation for each of the Future Problem Solving learning options.
  • An in-depth understanding of the Global Issues Problem Solving learning option, allowing participants to practice the six-step model in a supportive environment.

*Course content aligns with AITSL standards, enabling participants to earn up to six hours towards their professional accreditation requirements.

What are the benefits of the workshop?

  • Provides a comprehensive framework for teaching and assessing 21st-century skills.
  • Includes strategies for teaching critical and creative thinking, problem-solving skills, and the analysis of complex issues.
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?

$390 (Inc GST) per participant. 
*At FPS, we feel it is beneficial to implement FPS in partnership with a colleague.  As such, we offer a 50% discount to the second and third educator registered from the same school. This discount will be applied at checkout. 
Students (accompanied by a teacher from the same school) are eligible to attend for $110.

What is included?

  • 6 hours professional development
  • The 'Urbanisation' chapter of the 2024 Readings, Research and Resources publication
  • Certificate of course completion
The fine print

Terms and Conditions of Workshop

You may transfer the registration to a different person at any time prior to 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.

The workshop may be postponed until later in 2024 should minimum attendance numbers not be reached.

Unforeseen circumstances may force us to change the date and or location of the workshop at short notice. Should you be unable to attend the workshop on the revised date, FPS will provide a full refund.

As a not-for-profit organisation, all revenue from Professional Development Workshops is reinvested into the FPS programs, 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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