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Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW is endorsed to provide QTC Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher and Highly Accomplished Teacher.

HSC Drama Practical Marking Day

This event is designed for teachers of HSC Drama, and focuses on the individual project in the areas of Critical Analysis, Design, Scriptwriting and Video Drama.

Attendees will choose from three of the above areas.  In each area, they will learn from experienced senior markers how to apply the marking guidelines consistently. Using the 2015 benchmark projects, they will see the variety of ways in which students approach their individual projects. They will have an opportunity to ask questions of the senior markers and engage in discussion on critical components of the assessment process with colleagues from other schools across the state.

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Completing this course will contribute 4 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 5.1.3, 5.3.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Highly Accomplished Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Purchase tickets for this event through Eventbrite from 31 August 2015.

Event:
HSC Drama Practical Marking Day
Date and time:
Saturday, 10 October 2015, 9.00am to 1.00pm
Location:
Sydney Showground, Homebush Bay, Sydney
Duration:
4 hours
Cost:
$170 (tickets only available through Eventbrite, using a credit card)
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
5.1.3, 5.3.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3

HSC Music Composition Practical Marking Day

This event is designed for teachers of HSC Music. It provides an opportunity to learn about the marking of Music compositions on location at the marking centre. Senior markers will go through the marking criteria using the 2015 benchmark compositions, and participants will have an opportunity to view, listen, discuss and ‘mark’ these works. Senior markers will also give advice on assisting students and on monitoring the development of their compositions.

New South Wales Institute of Teachers logo

Completing this course will contribute 3.5 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 5.1.3, 5.3.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Highly Accomplished Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Purchase tickets for this event through Eventbrite – 14 September 2015.

Event:
HSC Music Composition Practical Marking Day
Date and time:
Saturday, 7 November 2015, 9.30am to 1.00pm
Location:
Rosehill Gardens, Sydney
Duration:
3.5 hours
Cost:
$170 (tickets only available through Eventbrite, using a credit card)
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
5.1.3, 5.3.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3

HSC Textiles and Design Practical Marking Sessions

These events are designed for teachers of HSC Textiles and Design. Attendees will engage in a hands-on simulation of the HSC marking process, most particularly the application of the marking kit to ensure valid and reliable results. They will be exposed to projects across a range of focus areas, and will learn how valid marking practices can be applied consistently when the techniques required for the various projects differ. Attendees will learn strategies for effectively monitoring their students during the development of their major design project, and will have the opportunity to ask questions of experienced teachers and markers of Textiles and Design.

New South Wales Institute of Teachers logo

Completing this course will contribute 2.5 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 5.1.3, 5.3.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Highly Accomplished Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Purchase tickets for this event through Eventbrite from 10 August 2015.

Event:
HSC Textiles and Design Practical Marking Sessions
Date and time:
Session 1 Friday, 11 September 2015, 1.00pm to 3.30pm
Session 2 Friday, 11 September 2015, 5.00pm to 7.30pm

Please note that due to a scheduling conflict the date of this workshop changed from 4 to 11 September.
Location:
Sydney Showground, Homebush Bay, Sydney
Duration:
2.5 hours
Cost:
$105 (tickets only available through Eventbrite, using a credit card)
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
5.1.3, 5.3.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3

HSC Visual Arts Practical Marking Day

This event is designed for teachers of HSC Visual Arts. Attendees will learn from experienced senior markers how to apply the marking guidelines consistently. They will be taken through a range of works from all of the expressive forms, and have an opportunity to see the variety of techniques that students employ in their bodies of work. They will have the opportunity to ask questions of the senior markers and engage in discussion on critical components of the assessment process with colleagues from other schools across the state.

New South Wales Institute of Teachers logo

Completing this course will contribute 4 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 5.1.3, 5.3.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Highly Accomplished Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Purchase tickets for this event through Eventbrite from 24 August 2015.

Event:
HSC Visual Arts Practical Marking Day
Date and time:
Saturday, 3 October 2015, 9.00am to 1.00pm
Location:
Sydney Showground, Homebush Bay, Sydney
Duration:
4 hours
Cost:
$140 (tickets only available through Eventbrite, using a credit card)
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
5.1.3, 5.3.3, 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3

Consistent Teacher Judgement Workshops

These workshops are designed for classroom teachers from Year 1 to Year 11 and school executive staff.

The Consistent Teacher Judgement Workshop is designed to enhance teacher understanding of the standards-referenced framework which underpins curriculum development, assessment and reporting in NSW. It will assist with further developing teachers’ skills in achieving consistent judgements and grade allocation, as well as empowering schools to lead learning within their own school.

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Completing the Consistent Teacher Judgment Workshop will contribute three hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 5.3.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Register for this event through Eventbrite.

Event
Consistent Teacher Judgement Workshops
Location, date and time

North coast region

Kyogle Kyogle High School 21 July 1pm – 4pm Register for Kyogle workshop
Alstonville Alstonville High School 23 July 1pm – 4pm Register for Alstonville workshop
Mullumbimby Mullumbimby High School 3 August 1pm – 4pm Register for Mullumbimby workshop
Kempsey West Kempsey Public School 6 August 1pm – 4pm Register for Kempsey workshop
Grafton Grafton Public School 10 August 1pm – 4pm Register for Grafton workshop
Bellingen Bellingen Public School 12 August 1pm – 4pm Register for Bellingen workshop
Taree Taree Christian College 19 August 1pm – 4pm Register for Taree workshop
Riverina region
Narrandera Narrandera Public School 20 July 12pm – 3pm Register for Narrandera workshop
Griffith Griffith High School 23 July 12pm – 3pm Register for Griffith workshop
Cooma Cooma Public School 27 July 12pm – 3pm Register for Cooma workshop
Goulburn Goulburn High School 28 July 12pm – 3pm Register for Goulburn workshop
Deniliquin Deniliquin High School 5 August 12pm – 3pm Register for Deniliquin workshop
Albury

James Fallon High School

6 August 12pm – 3pm Register for Albury workshop
Young Hennessy Catholic College 19 August 12pm – 3pm Register for Young workshop

 

Western region
Orange Canobolas High School 23 July 9.30am – 12.30pm Register for Orange workshop
Lithgow Lithgow High School 28 July 12.30pm – 3.30pm Register for Lithgow workshop
Broken Hill Broken Hill Schools Office 4 August 9.30am – 12.30pm Register for Broken Hill workshop 1
Broken Hill Broken Hill Schools Office 6 August 9.30am – 12.30pm Register for Broken Hill workshop 2
Parkes Parkes High School 18 August 12.30pm – 3.30pm Register for Parkes workshop
Dubbo Dubbo College (Delroy Campus) 25 August 9.30am – 12.30pm Register for Dubbo workshop
South coast region
Sutherland St Patrick’s College 20 July 9am – 12pm Register for Sutherland workshop
Wollongong State Government Office 22 July 1pm – 4pm Register for Wollongong workshop 1
Shoalhaven University of Wollongong
Shoalhaven Campus
28 July 1pm – 4pm Register for Shoalhaven workshop
Merimbula Merimbula Public School 12 August 9am – 12pm Register for Merimbula workshop
Bowral Bowral High School 18 August 1pm – 4pm Register for Bowral workshop
Glenfield DEC Educators Office 25 August 9am – 12pm Register for Glenfield workshop
Wollongong State Government Office 2 September 9am – 12pm Register for Wollongong workshop 2
Hunter / Central coast region
Newcastle West State Gov Offices
Ground Floor Conference room
30 July 1pm – 4pm Register for Newcastle West workshop 1
Muswellbrook St James Primary School 12 August 1pm – 4pm Register for Muswellbrook workshop
Newcastle West State Gov Offices
Ground Floor Conference room
18 August 1pm – 4pm Register for Newcastle West workshop 2
Newcastle West State Gov Offices
Ground Floor Conference room
26 August 1pm – 4pm Register for Newcastle West workshop 3
Nukulba St Philip’s Christian College 2 September 2.30pm – 5.30pm Register for Nukulba workshop
Green Point Green Point College 9 September 9am – 12pm Register for Green Point workshop
North western region
Guyra Guyra Central School 28 July 3pm – 6pm Register for Guyra workshop
Inverell Ross Hill Public School 3 August 3pm – 6pm Register for Inverell workshop
Gulargambone Gulargambone Central School 5 August 3pm – 6pm Register for Gulargambone workshop
Coonamble Coonamble Public School 12 August 3pm – 6pm Register for Coonamble workshop
Gilgandra Gilgandra High School 13 August 3pm – 6pm Register for Gilgandra workshop
Bourke Bourke High School 25 August 3pm – 6pm Register for Bourke workshop
Coolah Coolah Central School 2 September 3pm – 6pm Register for Coolah workshop
Tamworth

Noel Park House
Level 3, 155 Marius Street
Tamworth

8 September 9am – 12pm Register for Tamworth workshop
Metropolitan Sydney
Sydney CBD BOSTES Office
175 Castlereagh Street
21 July 12.30pm - 3.30pm Register for Sydney CBD workshop
North Rocks Sydney BOSTES Warehouse, North Rocks 23 July 12.30pm - 3.30pm Register for North Rocks workshop
Plumpton Plumpton High School 29 July 12.30pm - 3.30pm Register for Plumpton workshop
Cranebrook St Paul’s Grammar 5 August 12.30pm – 3.30pm Register for Cranebrook workshop
Narellan Magdalene Catholic High School 20 August 12.30pm – 3.30pm Register for Narellan workshop
Duration
3 hours
Cost
Free but numbers are limited so please register through Eventbrite.
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
5.3.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2

For specific information regarding these workshops, please contact the relevant BOSTES Liaison Officer. Places are limited.

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