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Understanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures 

This online course consists of four parts and is designed to support secondary school teachers to create a lesson for their own class.

1) Prereading

2) Introductory webinar (90 minutes) with expert speakers and Q&A

3) Resource pack and lesson development (4 weeks)

4) Feedback and review

Join us and other teachers from across Australia to hear from experts about Aboriginal cultures and histories, share lessons and collaborate with other participants. 

When: Wednesday 24 March, 4.00-5.30pm

 

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Completing this course before 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 7 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors 2.1.2, 2.3.2, 3.3.2 and 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

This course is also registered PD with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI).

Teachers from other states and territories will receive a certificate of completion for their own PD portfolios.

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers?

Shorebirds and Wetlands: A lesson in Science and Sustainability 

This free online TPD provides an understanding of migratory and resident shorebirds and their wetland and coastal habitats for primary school teachers of Years 3 – 6.

The Australian Curriculum relevant content can be readily adapted for use in the classroom and serves as the perfect compliment to the Shorebirds Competition for primary schools. Teachers will hear from a panel of experts from BirdLife Australia, ANSTO Environmental Research, UNSW, and citizens who are protecting shorebirds in their local area.

Participants will also participate in a Q & A session and discuss how the content could be incorporated in lessons with other teachers and the ANSTO Education Team. The course is fully accessible online.

When: Wednesday 28 April, 4.00-5.30pm

 

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Completing this course before 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.2.2 and 3.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Teachers from other states and territories will receive a certificate of completion for their own PD portfolios.

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers?


Planning for and reflecting on ANSTO Meet an Expert videoconferences

Learn how to use videoconferencing technology and get tips for how to best integrate these sessions into your teaching program.

Teachers plan a two-lesson plus homework program for their students, during which they gather, process and present information about a practising Australian scientist. Teachers reflect on and evaluate their students' engagement and understanding. More information and teacher resources here.

Completing this course before 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute to 2 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 2.6.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers?

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Contact the ANSTO Discovery Centre for any enquiries.

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