iStar is a progressive pedagogy offering a common language of learning across your school.

It can be utilised as a simple lesson design to align common lesson elements, or as a visible learning strategy to share with students and colleagues. It is a connected teaching and learning model that can move across school communities.

The iStar acronym:



iStar has been researched and developed to support whole-school effectiveness, with a focus on teaching, learning and improved outcomes for all students. iStar is designed to encourage a disciplined discourse around the impact of teaching on learning. The iStar mind frame for connected practices works on the following three levels:

  • Securing connected practices for learning within classrooms
  • Moderating and strengthening connected practices for learning between classrooms
  • Leading and deepening connected practices for learning across classrooms - a whole school perspective.

Learning Outcomes

In this workshop participants will learn:

  • What iStar is and how it is used.
  • How iStar works in classrooms across whole schools.
  • The benefits of iStar for teachers, students, leaders and the school community.
  • How to access iStar support for your school.

Start time:Thursday, 02 April 2020 09:00
End time:Thursday, 02 April 2020 15:00
Location: WAPPA
Presented by:Geoff Hood
Member Ticket: $192.50 inc. GST ($175.00 ex. GST)
Non-Member Ticket: $302.50 inc. GST ($275.00 ex. GST)
Start time:Wednesday, 17 June 2020 09:00
End time:Wednesday, 17 June 2020 15:00
Location: WAPPA
Presented by:Geoff Hood
Member Ticket: $192.50 inc. GST ($175.00 ex. GST)
Non-Member Ticket: $302.50 inc. GST ($275.00 ex. GST)

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