Professional Learning Services
Pivot has partnered with several education experts to deliver exceptional support and empower your people with data-driven insights.
Maximise your student survey data to connect with key priorities and drive continuous improvement in your school.
Pivot Professional Learning Services supports the alignment and integration of data from your Pivot survey package, and are available for both the Student Survey on Teaching and Wellbeing for Learning products.
Who is Professional Learning for?
How Will it Benefit My School?
Engaging in Professional Learning services holds transformative potential for your school.
Here are 5 ways your people can benefit:
Enhanced Teaching Effectiveness
Professional Learning equips educators with the latest instructional methods and tools, enhancing their ability to engage and inspire students.
Improved Student Outcomes
By staying current with best practices, educators can tailor their teaching to individual student needs, leading to improved performance and wellbeing.
Empower educational leaders with the skills and insights needed to effectively guide their teams, foster collaboration, and achieve institutional goals.
Alignment with School Goals
Professional Learning services can be tailored to align with your school's unique goals, fostering a more cohesive and goal-oriented educational community.
Innovation and Adaptation
Keeping up with cutting-edge trends and techniques ensures that your school remains innovative and adaptable, ready to face changing educational landscapes.
Pivot In-school Professional Learning Services Available:
Services provided by our education experts are bespoke and contextualised to your school’s priorities, budget and strategic goals.
Strategic planning conversations/leadership coaching sessions (online or in-person)
Linking survey data to school improvement agendas to determine focus areas
Planning and monitoring implementation of strategies
How to support teachers through the change management process
How to provide coaching and feedback on instructional practices
Targeted instructional coaching (in-person)
- Based on the conversation and celebration discussions to determine focus areas and provide tailored instructional coaching for teaching teams.
Support teachers through the action research process based on a focus determined by the survey data.
Use data cycles to determine the effectiveness and impact of the implemented strategies.
Bespoke workshops (in-person)
Workshops designed to address specific areas of professional practice based on survey data sets.
Coaching calls (online)
Options to book coaching sessions with Dr Janelle Wills or Rebecca Harris.
Sessions range from 90-minutes, half day, full day and ongoing.
We invite you to speak with our Schools Partnerships Manager to discuss which services integrate best with your school’s priorities and your existing Pivot Package.
Our Education Experts
Dr. Janelle Wills
Professional Learning for schools using the Student Survey on Teaching.
Dr. Janelle Wills, a seasoned educator with over three decades of experience in teaching and leadership, is a driving force in Australian education.
With a PhD that delved into self-efficacy, Dr. Wills has significantly contributed to various realms of education, including special education, gifted education, assessment, and feedback. Her research has shaped and enriched these areas, shedding light on effective teaching practices and strategies.
Janelle is not just a scholar; she is also an author, having penned and contributed to numerous articles and books. Some of her notable works include "Thinking Protocols for Learning," "Transformative Collaboration: Five Commitments for Leading a PLC," "A Handbook for High Reliability Schools," and "Collaborative Teams that Transform Schools."
Dr. Wills has always strived to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Her innovative ideas have given rise to substantial educational initiatives, both within individual schools and on a broader sector level. Her influence has been instrumental in driving positive change.
A firm believer in the profession of teaching, Janelle passionately advocates for educators to engage with research through action research and reflective practice. Her commitment to continuous learning keeps her at the forefront of educational innovation, ensuring that her work remains dynamic and informed.
Professional Learning for schools using Wellbeing for Learning.
Rebecca Harris works in student wellbeing supporting students, teachers and families. She has a passion for trauma informed work, and believes every educator has the potential to make a profound difference to their students’ lives. Rebecca’s experience in student wellbeing, community development, and counselling has made clear to her that the impacts of adversity and structural inequity are far reaching, and that schools are well placed to support those impacted.
Rebecca coordinates delivers training in trauma-informed practice to schools and community organisations. She also works as a counsellor.
Rebecca brings passion, experience, and knowledge to her work. Her presenting style is engaging, with plenty of stories, a mix of theoretical knowledge and practical interventions, and an ability to find humour in even the trickiest of situations. She understands that each school or organisation has diverse needs and so she works to tailor training and other offerings.
Rebecca has completed postgraduate studies in Developmental Trauma, and Counselling and Psychotherapy. She also completed a community Fellowship at the University of Melbourne and believes that learning is a life-long venture.
Rebecca presents on embedding student wellbeing; trauma theory and impacts; trauma-informed wellbeing interventions; de-escalation skills; educator wellbeing and more. She is able to create bespoke training and support for schools, community organisations and groups.
She published her first book, Safe to Learn: Embedding Trauma-informed Student Wellbeing Practices in 2023 with Amba Press.
Enquire about Professional Learning at your School
We invite you to speak with our Schools Partnerships Manager to gain a better understanding of the right service which will integrate with your existing Pivot Package.
Please complete the form below and we will be in touch to set up a time.