For more information please contact the school's Pro D Rep or contact the GVTA 

  • Central:  Ross Green facilitator (continuing our staff book club/work from last year) 
  • Mount Doug:  workshop on design learning presented by 2 teachers on staff
  • Colquitz:  Incorporating Indigenous ways of knowing into the curriculum;   using Math manipulatives in the classroom
  • Victoria West Elementary: B.C.T.F. workshop Infusing Aboriginal Content K-5
  • Arbutus: implementing differentiation in their classrooms
  • Craigflower Elementary:  Behaviour/Trauma Informed Practice
  • SJ Willis: incorporating the revised curriculum
  • Oak Bay:  investigating Professional Learning Communities/Networks
  • Doncaster:  Lillian Underwood: Blanket Exercise: Learning about our history of colonization and residential schools; Self-regulation; Experiential learning (maker space / STEM); Environmental Stewardship (school garden); Citizenship (student leadership / code of conduct)
  • Oaklands: nature walk in their native plant garden followed; investigating iPads/chromebooks; grade group planning
  • Torquay: growth mindset; differentiation; anxiety; library commons
  • Strawberry Vale:  teacher-led presentations on writing, inclusive learning, coding/robotics
  • Glanford: inclusive learning and meeting student needs; grade group discussions
  • Reynolds: Royal BC museum: Focus on connecting core and curricular competencies and integrating first people's content
  • Braefoot: investigate district definition of inclusive education and what that will look like at Braefoot, current data on literacy and numeracy from last year and how to assess and document student progress moving forward, grade groups meetings to further explore their definition of inclusion
  • Marigold:  math focus
  • Tillicum:  teacher-led activities on math, library, running records
  • Spectrum: health and wellness
  • Shoreline:  Butch Dick; paddling
  • Esquimalt High: school wide focus on core competencies
  • Lansdowne: inclusion in all aspects of the school experience and positive digital culture
  • Cloverdale:  grade group activities, planning time regarding Aboriginal curriculum, technology curriculum, DPA, and science curriculum
  • Hillcrest:  Science  - Play based learning
  • Quadra: Quadra behaviour matrix, mosaic room procedures, procedures with dealing with difficult students (common language and restitution)
  • Mckenzie:  School Focus & Enhancing Learning Grants;  What to consider when looking at Balanced Literacy Programming; Introduction to Guided Reading Framework; Grade Level Groupings