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SASTA Professional Learning For Middle & Secondary Years

Planning for next year? Click here to download a copy of the 2022 Professional Learning calendar.

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

Cancellation policy: 

Notice of cancellation received more than 48 hours before the event will incur a standard $50 administration processing fee, any registration fees received in addition to this amount will be refunded. For cancellation notice received less than 48 hours before the event, registration fees unfortunately cannot be refunded. 

Should SASTA need to cancel or reschedule a professional learning event, then all registered delegates can opt either to receive a full refund or have their registration transferred to the rescheduled event.

Leading in Science Workshop

 Calling all science leaders and budding leaders!

This session is intended for people who are current science department leaders or aspire to be one! Come along and network with other like-minded individuals whilst learning some new skills which might help you either in your current role, in the future or to further enhance the learning and teaching at your school.

Presenter: Jason Greenslade

Please note that this is a rerun of the same session that was presented last year.

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

Venue: Education Development Centre

Bookings close: 16/11/2022

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $145.00
Joint Member (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 day) $185.00
Non-Member (1 day) $225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 day) $50.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00

Description

 Calling all science leaders and budding leaders!

This session is intended for people who are current science department leaders or aspire to be one! Come along and network with other like-minded individuals whilst learning some new skills which might help you either in your current role, in the future or to further enhance the learning and teaching at your school.

Presenter: Jason Greenslade

Please note that this is a rerun of the same session that was presented last year.

 

Topics covered will include:

  • Leading learning and teaching – some ways to organise work and processes in a modern science faculty
    • Setting high (but achievable) standards for students
    • Timetabling - putting people in the right places
    • Organisation of faculty work jobs and roles (leaders within a faculty)
  • Working consistently – tasks, pedagogy and process
    • A framework for consistency in tasks, planning and execution whilst encouraging individuality within classroom instruction
  • Running effective meetings – use of agendas and minutes effectively
  • Managing staff performance in learning and teaching
  • How to encourage staff ‘buy-in’ and handle change
  • Lesson observations as a tool for moving to reflective practise – how to encourage and embed the use of the AITSL standards
    • Including how to conduct lesson observations
  • How to effectively gather student data on learning and teaching
  • Review processes + processes for improvement
    • Goal setting and review
    • Using data for improvement – ICAS, results, SACE etc.
    • How to write a targeted action plan for strategic improvement + how to review it
    • Faculty based internal moderation – how to organise, carry out and review
    • Pedagogy sharing and its importance + getting the most out of PL
  • Laboratory technicians and laboratories – encouraging best practice and performance + potential ways to organise labs to streamline practical management
  • Online Practical Ordering – options and usefulness
  • New buildings? Considerations and what we learned from our building programme and new laboratories

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2022 STEM Conference (Years 6–11)

The 2022 STEM conference will bring together classroom teachers, leaders in education and businesses who are interested in sharing and exploring teaching methods, tools, resources, and related activities for implementing STEM education into our schools and communities.

Details

Date:

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Venue: UniSA, Magill Campus

Bookings close: 29/11/2022

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $145.00
MASA, DATTA, EdTechSA Members (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Member - Business or Interstate School (1 day) $145.00
Joint Member (1 day) $145.00
Non-Member (1 day) $225.00
Student Member (1 day) $50.00
MASA Student member (1 day) $50.00
Student Non-Member (1 day) $90.00
Presenter Non-Commercial (1 day) $70.00
Presenter Non-Commercial (1 day) $70.00
Presenter Non-Commercial (1 day) $70.00
Presenter Non-Commercial (1 day) $70.00
Presenter Non-Commercial (1 day) $70.00

Description

The 2022 STEM conference will bring together classroom teachers, leaders in education and businesses who are interested in sharing and exploring teaching methods, tools, resources, and related activities for implementing STEM education into our schools and communities.

This will be a high-quality professional learning opportunity for educators of Years 6–11 in

  • mathematics
  • science
  • digital technologies
  • design & technologies

The conference is an excellent opportunity for educators to network and exchange ideas about STEM teaching and learning.

Some workshops will address the critical importance of connecting different areas of STEM by considering ways of interrelating science and/or mathematics, while others will address activities to support teaching and learning of specific topics.

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