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Professional development

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Board of Studies NSW – NSW Institute of Teachers’ endorsed provider of Institute Registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at Highly Accomplished Teacher/Professional Accomplishment.

Scope of Endorsement:

  • Standards 3, 5, 6 and Descriptor 7.4.3 of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the level of Highly Accomplished Teacher.
  • Elements 3, 6 and Standard 7.3.4 of the NSW Professional Teaching Standards at the level of Professional Accomplishment.

BOSTES will present a range of professional development workshops in Term 3, 2014.

These workshops are registered professional development courses. Completion of a workshop will contribute nominated hours towards registered professional development depending on the duration of the workshop.

BOSTES HSC Best Practice Workshop

This workshop is designed for school executive who guide professional learning and the management of the Higher School Certificate in their schools. It will deliver information on best practice in understanding HSC processes, the key elements of a HSC school policy and the implementation and design of assessment tasks.

Completing this course will be acknowledged with three hours of accreditation. This program will address the following standards:

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 5.1.3, 5.4.3, 5.5.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 7.4.3

Broken Hill Broken Hill DEC Office 20 August 9.30am – 12.30pm

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Broken Hill Broken Hill DEC Office 20 August 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Gulgong Gulgong 27 August 9.30pm – 12.30pm
Bathurst State Government Building 3 September 9.30pm – 12.30pm
Scone Scone High School 28 August 12.30pm – 3.30pm
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Tamworth Noel Park House 11 August 12.30pm – 3.30pm
Terrigal Terrigal High School 25 August 1pm – 4pm

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Newcastle State Office Block 29 August 1pm – 4pm
Maitland All Saints College 27 August 1pm – 4pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown TAFE 12 August 1pm – 4pm

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Wollongong State Office Block 19 August 1pm – 4pm
Moruya Moruya TAFE 4 September 9.30pm – 12.30pm
Ballina Southern Cross School 4 August 4pm – 7pm

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Port Macquarie Newman Senior Technical College 6 August 12.30pm – 3.30pm
Coffs Harbour Coffs Harbour Education Campus 8 August 4pm – 7pm
Goulburn Goulburn High School 27 August 2pm – 5pm

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Griffith Griffith High School 3 September 2pm – 5pm
Tumut Tumut TAFE 10 September 2pm – 5pm
North Rocks BOSTES North Rocks 19 August 1pm – 4pm
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Sydney BOSTES Castlereagh Street 9 September 1pm – 4pm

BOSTES Consistency of Teacher Judgement Workshops

This workshop is designed to develop the professional skills of teaching staff in the allocation of grades.
The workshop will highlight:

  • the concept and issues underlying standards-based assessment and consistency of teacher judgement
  • the use of the Common Grade Scale, Course Performance Descriptors and the Preliminary Grade Scale
  • the role of formative and summative assessment
  • strategies to lead school-based professional learning.

Completion of this course will be acknowledged with two hours of accreditation. The program addresses the following standards:

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 3.5.3, 3.6.3, 5.1.3, 5.3.3, 5.5.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3 and 7.4.3.

K–6 Workshops

Broken Hill Broken Hill DEC Office 19 August 4pm – 6pm Register with Eventbrite
Mendooran Mendooran Central School 26 August 4pm – 6pm Register with Eventbrite

7–11 Workshops

Broken Hill Broken Hill DEC Office 19 August 11am – 1pm Register with Eventbrite
Armidale Duval High School 2 September 4pm – 6pm Register with Eventbrite
Narara St Phillips Christian College 6 August 4pm – 6pm Register with Eventbrite
Newcastle State Office Block 20 August 4pm – 6pm Register with Eventbrite

BOSTES Information Workshop

This workshop is for teachers regarding BOSTES processes for the assessing and credentialling for students in Years 10, 11 and 12.
Topics will include:

  • Curriculum requirements for RoSA, Preliminary, HSC and ATAR
  • Grading and Assessment including HSC Moderations
  • ‘N’ Determinations
  • Disability Provisions
  • Illness/Misadventure
  • Students with Special Education Needs

Completing this course will be acknowledged with six hours of accreditation. This program will address the following standards:

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 5.1.3, 5.4.3, 5.5.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 7.4.3

Sydney BOSTES Castlereagh St Office 2 September 9am – 4pm Register with Eventbrite
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