Network Meeting 26 May 2011 Held at Wongan Hills District High SchoolsPrincipals Homepage | ILN Homepage

Present: Dini Kempers, Ilona Jachmann, Samantha Hegedus, Amy Henderson, John Stone, Joeley Howard, Barbara Garner, Brooke Chitty, Katrina van Straalen, Suzi Pekin, Peter Scharf.Yvette Harrison (minute taker),
General Discussion:
Name of Network
Inland Lighthouse Network
Focus Areas to be considered
  • National Curriculum
  • Mental Health & Disabilities
  • 0-4 Early Childhood
  • Youth Disengagement à Training à 16-17 year olds
  • Aboriginal Education
  • Attendance Focus
  • Innovation balanced with depth.
  • Mode of operation to work together well.
  • Action Research to ensure quality.
  • Evidenced based focus with program / project development.
  • Define the purpose of the network.
  • How can the Network add value to the work in the schools?
  • Common needs of schools to be considered.
  • Cluster needs of school to common needs àfocus clusters to then feed back to whole network
Group Planning Collaborative Session to determine priorities/Focus areas.
Group 1
¬ Speech and Language
  • 0-4 years program
¬ National Curriculum
¬ Unpacking of the National Curriculum
¬ Staffing
Attraction/Marketing
Networking
Support
Graduate development.
¬ Mental Health / Wellbeing –
Group 2
  • 0-4 years program
  • Staffing – reduction of school numbers
  • National Curriculum
  • Engagement
Aboriginal Education
Boys Education.
Group 3
¬0-4 years -readiness for school
¬Poverty / changing demographics
¬Staff à skills
Challenging behaviour
Differential / energy
¬Attendance / Aboriginal students àaspirations
¬Losing Year 7’s
¬Social Networking – cyber bullying
¬Racism – Community engagement.
¬Provision of a diverse Curriculum – small groups
Specialist focus
¬Mental Health àBehaviour Management à teacher expertise.
¬Well being à engagement.
¬Information Technology
Infrastructure / expertise
Sharing of teaching resources – teacher expertise
Online learning models – PEAC type models.
Group 4
¬Curriculum v IT – online learning opportunities
¬0-4 engagement
16 – 17 year old
Aboriginal Education
Boys
¬Staffing
¬Mental Health / Resiliency
Community Partnerships
Network Focus Areas
Curriculum
Staffing
Community Partnerships
Health / Wellbeing
Attendance / Enrolment
Early Years
Youth Engagement
Finance
  • IT
Online learning
Tech support
  • National Curriculum
  • Sport
  • Oral Language
  • Curriculum Diversity
  • Gifted and Talented GATE
  • Sharing Resources
  • Transition Year 5
  • Competence
  • Availability
  • Attracting quality staff
  • Recognition of staff à title
  • Networking
  • Promotion Opportunities
  • Support
  • Graduate Modules support
  • Admin staff
Support
Networking
Succession planning
Mentoring
Promotional opportunities
Performance Management
Coaching
  • Inter-agencies
  • Declining Numbers
  • Poverty
  • Awareness raising
  • Racism
  • Change of demographics
  • Marketing
  • Work placements
  • Social Networking issues
  • Racism
  • Resilience
  • Transition Year 5
  • Support
  • Truancy Action
  • Aboriginal Focus
  • Low Socio Economic
  • Retention
  • Readiness
  • Oral Language
  • Moro Reflex
  • Parent Education Centres
  • Aspirations
  • Programs
  • 16 / 17 year olds
  • “residuals”
  • Professional Learning




Registrars
Principals
Purpose Discussions
  • Each meeting to be negotiated from previous meeting
  • Funds to be held atWonganHillsDistrictHigh School
  • Financial statement for each meeting.
Processes to be used
¬ Identifying issues
¬ Building consensus task model
¬ Action planning
¬ Sharing resources / expertise
¬ Alignment to best practice
¬ Outcomes / monitoring of outcomes
¬ Q.T.P. norms
¬ Innovative solutions.




The purpose of the Inland Lighthouse Network (ILN) is to capitalize on the network to enhance and enrich each schools effectiveness and performance by working collaboratively to align best practice.



Next Meeting: 18 August 2011 at 9:00 am
To be discussed
¬ Budget discussions
¬ Review SDD
¬ Sport presenter
¬ Guest speaker – Cyber Bullying
¬ Where to from here.