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Best Practice for Education: Professional Development Showcase

Study Melbourne via FutureLearn


Discover practical ways of teaching to support your students

Are you a teacher looking to learn how to embed exciting and emerging teaching practices successfully but are under time-constraints?

If so, you’ve come to the right place. This 4 week course will teach you, through a series of bite-sized modules, how to adapt your teaching to create better outcomes.

Gain insights from thought leaders in education

The course presents a wide range of topics from expert institutions including universities, government organisations, vocational institutes, schools and edtech startups. It presents a unique opportunity for you to learn from Victoria’s experts in a range of different practices, all in one place!

Engage your students

Discover how to build a strong community by connecting with others, and learn how to create engagement through interaction. You’ll find out how to balance online learning with offline, asynchronous learning, and how to reach different learners within your classroom or educational environment.

Meet a global community of educators

Through the discussion and activities within this course you will have the opportunity to learn from and engage with educators from around the world. Together we will explore some of the key challenges and solutions in the educational landscape, supported by institutions from across the ‘Education State’, Victoria, Australia.

Explore dozens of other courses from Victorian providers across all subjects, including accredited microcredentials and degrees here.

This course presents a series of interlinked topics relevant to anyone engaging with learning and education. You will explore ways to shape learner’s minds and truly make a difference in a range of different ways. This course will be most relevant for time poor educators or education professionals looking to develop their knowledge in a suite of different skills and practices.


  • Flipped learning and students with additional needs
    • Welcome to the course
    • Flipped Learning with Melbourne Polytechnic
    • Supporting Students with Additional Needs with Deakin University
  • Supporting all students
    • Gender Equity in Teaching Practice with Women's Health Victoria (WHV)
    • Playful Reading with ACU
    • How to Make a Successful Speaking Presentation with DUELI
  • Different learning environments
    • Learning in Nature with Federation University
    • Maintaining student engagement online with FutureLearn
    • Engaging Your Learners with Story Box Library
  • Collaboration and teaching for growth
    • Teaching in the Zone with Holmesglen
    • Identifying and Monitoring Progress in Collaboration Skills with ACER
    • Reflection and wrapping up

Taught by

Daniel Hope


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  • A really interesting, different course. I really liked getting little snapshots of content in lots of different topics and gained a lot of ideas to implement in my teaching.

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