Professional Learning

See below for our current list of Professional Learning events:

Please note: If you require an invoice for school payment please simply select Cheque/Bank Transfer at the payment option during your booking. This will email you an invoice.

 

(NEW DATE) Year 7 Science Series: Earth and Space Science

Date: Friday 1st July 2016

Time: 9.00am to 3.00pm

Venue: Education Development Centre, Milner Street, Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 29/06/2016

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
Personal Member (1 Day)n/a$130.00
Non-Member (1 Day)n/a$190.00
Corporate Member (SA School) (1 Day)n/a$165.00
Student Member (1 Day)n/a$130.00

This workshop will support teachers to further develop their current understanding of the Science Understanding Strand: Earth and Space Science.

The workshop aims to build teacher knowledge and conceptual understandings while participants are actively engaged in science investigations using the Science Inquiry Skills. The workshop will use an inquiry approach to the learning of science, providing teachers with the confidence and resources to implement the requirements of the Australian Curriculum in their classrooms.

Structure of Workshops

Big Science Ideas – mapping of the concepts explored in the sub strand, what is your part in the story?

Building Understanding – hands-on investigations that allow participants to explore the concepts and build understanding using explicit and modelled pedagogy.

Resource Development – opportunity to explore a range of quality resources.

Who should attend: Year 6/7 teachers or specialist science teachers

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

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The New Stage 1 Biology Course: Opportunities for Teaching and Learning

Date: Thursday 11th August 2016

Time: 4.30pm to 7.30pm

Venue: SACE Board of SA, 60 Greenhill Road, Wayville

Bookings close: 08/08/2016

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
Non-Member (1 Day)n/a$99.00
Personal Member (1 Day)n/a$66.00
Student Member (1 Day)n/a$66.00
Corporate Member (SA School) (1 Day)n/a$88.00

This workshop is currently booked out. Details of a second date for this workshop are currently being confirmed.

Please put your name on the waiting list (using the "Book Now" button) as those who are on the waiting list will be contacted directly once details of the second workshop have been confirmed.


Presenter:

Dr Kathy Adams

The introduction of the senior Australian Curriculum into the SACE Science subjects has enabled exciting new directions and topics to be incorporated into the Stage 1 Biology course, to be introduced in 2017. The new content will be considered, flexibilities with planning will be highlighted and contexts for teaching the four biology topics in an integrated approach will be demonstrated.

Intended audience: Stage 1 Biology teachers

Key Topics:

  • New content
  • Flexibility for planning
  • Programming for different cohorts
  • Contexts for teaching
  • Integration of topics and subjects

Professional Standards Referenced:

  • Standard 1: Focus Area 1.3
  • Standard 2: Focus Areas 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3
  • Standard 3: Focus Areas 3.2 and 3.3
  • Standard 6: Focus Area 6.2

 

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Introduction to the New SACE Stage 1 Chemistry Curriculum

Date: Tuesday 16th August 2016

Time: 4.30pm to 7.30pm

Venue: SACE Board of SA, 60 Greenhill Road, Wayville

Bookings close: 12/08/2016

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
Non-Member (1 Day)n/a$99.00
Personal Member (1 Day)n/a$66.00
Student Member (1 Day)n/a$66.00
Corporate Member (SA School) (1 Day)n/a$88.00

Presenter:

Glen Arthur

 

The new Stage 1 Chemistry curriculum will be discussed for implementation in 2017.

The presenter will review the key content changes as well as offering advice on structuring a program for the course and assessment design. Teachers will be actively involved in discussing exemplars of assessments and programs and have the opportunity to design for their own context.  The exemplar resources will be provided to all participants.

Participants will also be shown how to effectively incorporate Science as a Human Endeavour into both the program content and assessment.

Intended Audience: New and experienced Chemistry teachers

Key Topics:

  • Program Design
  • Assessment
  • New Content for Stage 1

Professional Standards Referenced:

  • Standard 2: Focus Areas 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3
  • Standard 3: Focus Areas 3.1 and 3.2

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SASTA Early Careers Teachers Conference 2016

Date: Friday 14th October 2016

Time: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Venue: Immanuel College

Bookings close: 07/10/2016

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
Non-Member (1 Day)n/a$200.00

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ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BEING A PART OF SASTA IN 2016?

We are currently looking for volunteers and presenters to add to our database for 2016. If you are interested please take some time to complete our online SASTA Volunteers & Presenters Nomination Form