Innovative Strategies for K-12 Teachers

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Creating a Positive Learning Environment (INDC-1340)

Designed for educators in the K-12 system, in this 3-day course you will deepen classroom management skills by exploring ways to respond to challenging classroom situations where the pressures are numerous, complex, and potentially contentious. You will examine how to deal constructively with teaching content process and student/faculty relationship issues, heightened emotion, challenging participant behaviours, and conflict. Scenario-based simulations will provide the opportunity to practice relevant communication and intervention skills. Reflective practice will be encouraged through self-reflection and peer feedback.

This three day course will run at our New Westminster campus: 

March 25-27, 2020

The cost is $688.60 plus a Learner Service Fee.

Reinforcing Respectful Professional Boundaries (COUN-1037)

Teachers in the K-12 sector face a multitude of pressures and challenges in the modern classroom. Boundaries between the professional educator and the student can become blurred. With evolutions in social media and “student-centred” educational approaches, the potential for the blurring of boundaries increases. Through discussion and scenario analysis, this 3-day, face-to-face course will explore the moral and ethical gray zones that surface in professional relationships. You will define and identify the types of behaviours and situations that could threaten professional teacher conduct and stature. Finally, you will acquire assertive communication strategies to respectfully and clearly articulate professional boundaries when challenged.You will then be able to connect authentically with students while maintaining boundaries. 

This three day course will run from the following dates at our New Westminster campus:

March 17-19, 2020

The cost is $688.60 plus a Learner Service Fee.

Last updated August 22, 2019