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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.

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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
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