Competency based program

​​​​​​​Educational Competency

Program Outline

A Competency Based Professional Visit Program – Education Competency is designed to provide professional adult training for international educators who wish to advance or acquire new professional skills.

This is an intensive training program intended for capacity building for people with an education and training background. Once a training topic is nominated, EQI can source appropriate facilitators and design a suitable training solution to meet specified objectives and budget.

This program can be delivered in a variety of formats including workshops, seminars, school visits, case studies, coaching and mentoring. While the program  can be delivered on a minimum of one full day basis, it is usually most effective spread across five to 10 institutional days. 

One of the key advantages of this program is that EQI can access up to 66,000 highly skilled staff members, including many award winning educators and  education programs. This program offers concentrated training delivered by a variety of skilled people.

Some popular topics include:

  • Queensland education system 

  • Curriculum development and assessment 

  • Special or inclusive education 

  • Pedagogy / teaching methodology 

  • Early childhood education

  • School and performance management 

  • The principal as an educational leader 

  • Teaching and learning audits 

  • Distance education 

  • Literacy and numeracy 

  • Information communication and technology 

  • Multimedia and performing arts education​

 

Refer to the Program Comparison (PDF, 146KB) table for additional program features and conditions.​


Who Should Join

Anyone over 18 can join this program as part of a group. This program is popular among the following types of visitors:

  • Education and school leaders

  • Teachers from an overseas country

  • Government officials or staff from an overseas country

  • Student teachers

  • School administrators


Sample Itinerary​

​​Day 1 - Mon​
  • Orientation
  • Workshops
  • Reflective discussions
​Day 2 - Tue
  • Workshops
  • Reflective discussions
  • Mentoring
​Day 3 - Wed
  • School visit
  • Discussion with school leaders
  • Work shadowing
  • Classroom observation
​Day 4 - Thu
  • ​​​School visit
  • Discussion with school leaders
  • Work shadowing
  • Classroom observation
​Day 5 - Fri
  • ​​Workshops
  • Evaluation
  • Reflective discussions
  • Farewell



Industry Competency

Program Outline 

A Competency Based Professional Visit Program  – Industry Competency is designed to provide  professional adult training for people from overseas  who already have a professional background or who  wish to enter a particular profession.  

For those with a professional background, this type of program provides an opportunity to advance  professional skills through learning from counterparts  and building industry connections.  

For those who wish to enter a new profession, this program can be an introductory session to jump-start  a career change and gain access to a potential career coach.  

To maximise the learning outcomes, this program is  able to be delivered in a combination of workshops, seminars, site visits, work attachment, coaching and/or mentoring.  

A primary benefit of this program is that EQI, having  local advantage of accessing multiple commercial hubs (Brisbane, Gold Coast and Cairns), can utilise its business linkages to deliver a wide range of industry competency training programs.  

Refer to the Program Comparison (PDF, 146KB)​ ​table for additional program features and conditions.​


Who Should Join  

Anyone over 18 can join this program as part of  a group. The program is most popular among the  following types of visitors: 

  • Professional people  

  • ​People looking for a career change  

  • Government officials or staff from an overseas country  

  • Representatives from overseas training organisations


Sam​​ple Itinerary

​​​Day 1 - Mon
  • ​​Orientation
  • Workshops
  • Reflective discussions​​
​Day 2 - Tue
  • Workshops
  • Reflective discussions
  • Mentoring
​Day 3 - Wed
  • ​Site visit
  • Seminars
  • Tour and observe
  • Roundtable discussions
  • Mentoring
  • Review
​Day 4 - Thu
  • ​Site visit
  • Seminars
  • Tour and observe
  • Roundtable discussions
  • Mentoring
  • Review
​Day 5 - Fri
  • ​​Workshops
  • Evaluation
  • Reflective discussions
  • Farewell


Contact Us

If you require further information or a quotation​ for a Professional Visit program, please contact: 

Manager
Study Tours and Professional Visits Unit
Education Queensland International ​

Email: eqistudytours@qed.qld.gov.au​​​

Telephone: +61 7 3513 5708​​

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Last reviewed 20 July 2016
Last updated 02 May 2018