Implementing FISO through professional learning communities

This guide will help your professional learning community (PLC) use the Framework for improving student outcomes (FISO) improvement cycle to make changes to curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.

Connecting your PLC to FISO

The guide is structured in three sections and is designed for use by school leaders, instructional leaders (middle leaders who will run PLCs) and teachers. 

Preparing for PLCs

Advice for school leaders

Resources, tools and strategies to prepare for, create and sustain a PLC.   


Participating in PLCs

Advice for school leaders, instructional leaders and teachers

Impact questions, success indicators and resources for collaborative inquiry in your professional practice. This section is structured around the four phases of the FISO improvement cycle:  

  1. Evaluate and diagnose
  2. Prioritise and set goals
  3. Develop and plan
  4. Implement and monitor

Progressing PLCs

Advice for school and instructional leaders

Progress your PLC beyond the individual school setting by creating PLC communities of practice.  


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PLC guide: Connecting your PLC to FISO

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