FPS Coaching Workshop - WA

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. 

The presenter will use the first 2023 topic, 'E-Waste,' to introduce the creative problem solving model, providing the attendee with a head start to Future Problem Solving 2023 participation.

Friday, 17th February 2023
Time: 9.00 am - 3.30 pm 

Presbyterian Ladies College
McNeil Street, Peppermint Grove, WA 6011

Jo-Anne Starkie - FPS Coach

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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 try out the Global Issues Problem Solving component
  • 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?

$390 (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 50% discount to the second and third educator registered from your school. This discount will be applied at checkout. 

What is included?

  • 6 hours professional development
  • A single team or individual registration in one of the programs offered by Future Problem Solving - for full fee paying participant only*
  • E-Waste chapter of the 2023 Readings, Research and Resources publication
  • Certificate of course completion
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.

* For full paying participants, this workshop includes one only complimentary registration for a single team/individual in any one of the five FPS Program Options.  Half price participants from the same school are excluded from this offer.  

The workshop may be postponed until later in 2023 should minimum attendance numbers not be reached.

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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