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Watch the Department for Education’s Executives talk about how Orbis provides high quality professional learning for leaders and teachers that is supporting us to reach our ambition of becoming a world-class South Australian education system.
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Congratulations to each of our leaders selected to attend the inaugural Leadership for School Excellence program in January 2020.
Professional learning is a key enabler for school improvement. Orbis’ approach to professional learning is based on sourcing the expertise of the world’s best education institutions who engage leaders in learning that is purposeful, collaborative and empowering.
The Leadership for School Excellence program will focus on key elements for enacting... [read more]
Along with my colleague, Cath Pearn, we were honoured to be the first presenters to work with a cohort of teachers at the new state-of-the-art Orbis facility. It was great to have the opportunity to work with some of the many committed reception to year 3 educators in South Australia. The aim of the 8-day program we are facilitating is to support teachers to develop children’s confidence in understanding and using mathematical concepts in the early years of schooling. The program sets out to... [read more]
We showed this video at the Orbis launch event. It explains our values and goals.
Progressive but not reckless. Prestigious but not elitist. Tenacious but not rigid. Empowering but not boundless. Genuine but not naive.
For the past few months, I’ve reflected often on what these statements mean as Orbis has evolved from an idea to a fully-formed academy. This list was developed to capture the way we want you to feel when you experience Orbis. I’ve connected personally to what they represent, and the potential that they bring.
Here, we have a big ambition. We... [read more]