Tribes TLC® Basic Course Certification – 4 days – Jan 17th to 20th - 9am to 4pm

TRIBES logo.pngThis course is a 24-hour hands-on training experience for in-service and pre-service teachers that equips them to establish and maintain emotionally safe and highly collaborative learning environments for their students. Participants experience over 40 learning strategies and evaluate how to apply them to specific classroom situations.

On successful completion participants will receive a Certificate of Completion and international registration with Centre Source Systems – the home of Tribes.  NOTE: In order to obtain full Tribes Basic Course Completion Certification and receive international registration with Tribes TLC in the USA, it is essential that you attend all the required hours. Upon completion, all participants will also receive a certification of participation, which can contribute towards AITSL’s (Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership) Standard 6: Professional Engagement.

The course will be facilitated by Tribes Registered District Trainer Dr Becky Saunders. Becky is a lecturer in Education at Murdoch University and acts as a consultant to schools, colleges and government departments. She has extensive experience in working with Tribes in primary, secondary and tertiary settings and is licensed to teach the Tribes Basic Course, Middle School Tribes, High School Tribes and University Tribes.

Cost: $660 (includes a participant file, research articles and journal, certificate upon successful completion and morning tea each day). Upon submission of assessments (optional), advanced standing can be granted towards the Masters of Education (Coursework) – fees will apply.

NOTE: Standard unit enrolment fees apply for Murdoch students wishing to gain unit credit for EDN311 Special Topics in Education or EDU511  Special Topics in Education (enrol via MyUnits).

Resource Requirement: All participants are required to purchase their own copy of the Tribes book Reaching All By Creating Tribes Learning Communities by Jeanne Gibbs (published by Centre Source Systems, 2006) before starting the course. The book can be purchased from ACER online.

Contact: Dr Becky Saunders,

Register here (Murdoch students to enrol via MyUnits)

Enrolment Options

1. Professional Development

This means you don’t do the assessment and cannot claim credit for this unit should you study at Murdoch in the future.

2. Professional Development Course with Advanced Standing (towards the Master of Education coursework)

Complete all assessments of the unit  (extra fees may apply).

This means that if you choose to study at Murdoch University at a later time (for the Masters of Education), the unit can be accredited to your academic record and you will receive advanced standing, as this unit forms part of the Master of Education (Coursework) structure, details of which can be found here

3. Enrol as a Murdoch student currently in an undergraduate OR postgraduate course

Undergraduate students can enrol in : EDN311 Special Topics in Education: Tribes TLC® Training and Cooperative Learning Skills

Postgraduate students can enrol in : EDU511 Special Topics in Education: Tribes TLC® Training and Cooperative Learning Skills & Research

The usual Unit Fee Pay arrangements apply.

4. Enrol as a Cross Institutional student

Students should arrange this through their home institution to ensure they receive credit for this unit on their transcript.