SASTA

For Middle & Secondary Years

SASTA Professional Learning For Middle & Secondary Years

Planning for next year? Click here to download a copy of the 2020 Professional Learning calendar.

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.

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. 

2020 Teachers New to SACE Stage 2 Chemistry

Date: Friday 21st February 2020

Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm

Venue: Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 17/02/2020

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
Personal Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Joint Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Corporate Membership - SA School (1 Day)n/a$185.00
Non-Member (1 Day)n/a$225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 Day)n/a$50.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 Day)n/a$145.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 Day)n/a$145.00

Presenters: Glen Arthur (Education Innovation Project Officer, SACE)

Teachers new to SACE Stage 2 Chemistry provides an overview, and guidance offered for planning, assessment and task design. Participants will be given the opportunity to share and discuss ideas, tasks and other resources.

Intended Audience: For teachers new to Stage 2 Chemistry

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NEW DATE - 2020 Teachers New to SACE Stage 1 & 2 Nutrition

Date: Friday 28th February 2020

Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm

Venue: Room 7, Catholic Education SA Office, 116 George Street, Thebarton SA

Bookings close: 21/02/2020

Event Pricing:

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

Presenter: Elizabeth Arthur, Nazareth College

This session will provide an introduction and revision of Stage 1 and Stage 2 Nutrition covering content, resources, assessment and SACE requirements. 

Intended Audience: Teachers new to SACE Nutrition and those wanting a refresher and a chance to network with fellow Nutrition teachers.

Key topics: 

  • Stage 1 & 2 Subject Outline
  • Topics and resources
  • Assessments
  • Exam and Moderation

Please bring along resources used, task design and student work to share in moderation. 

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2020 Designing Lab Lessons with a STEM Focus

Date: Friday 28th February 2020

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Underdale High School - Biology Lab

Bookings close: 25/02/2020

Event Pricing:

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

Presenter: Kate Dilger

This workshop examines how we can make the laboratory experience more meaningful for students and reflect the emerging emphasis on STEM. Through hands-on engagement, teachers will be guided through how to design practical investigations that ask students to apply their content knowledge and skills to create solutions to a real world application of science.

Copies of the practical activities explored will be supplied to all participants.

The workshop is aimed at resourcing teachers of Years 7–10 science.

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2020 Teachers New to SACE Stage 1 & 2 Psychology

Date: Monday 2nd March 2020

Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm

Venue: Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 26/02/2020

Event Pricing:

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

Presenters: Irena Atherton and Carolyn Pinchbeck

See further down this page to find out about a FREE Networking Event - Psychology Teachers Meet-up

Intended Audience: 

For teachers new to Stage 1 & 2 Psychology

Program:

9.15am - Overview

9.30am - Levels of Explanation

10.30am - Morning Tea

11.00am - Assessment Type 1: Investigations Folio

  • How to conduct a research program
  • Guiding students in writing research proposals, drafts and final reports
  • Strategies to help students understand the skills needed for the research programs

12.30pm - Lunch

1.30pm - Assessment Type 2: Skills and Application Tasks

2.30pm - Grading of:

  1. Assessment Type 2: Skills and Application Tasks (Stage 1 focus)
  2. Assessment Type 2: Skills and Application Tasks (Stage 2 focus)

3.30pm - Close

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2020 Teachers New to SACE Stage 2 Scientific Studies

Date: Monday 2nd March 2020

Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm

Venue: Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 26/02/2020

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
Personal Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Joint Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Corporate Membership - SA School (1 Day)n/a$185.00
Non-Member (1 Day)n/a$225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 Day)n/a$50.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 Day)n/a$145.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 Day)n/a$145.00
  • Presenter: Lois Ey (Senior SACE Officer, Curriculum and Assessment)

Teachers new to SACE Stage 2 Scientific Studies provides an overview, and guidance offered for planning, assessment and task design. Participants will be given the opportunity to share and discuss ideas, tasks and other resources.

Agenda

Getting started – What do I need to know?

Looking more closely at:

  • deconstruction
  • SHE
  • proposals
  • journals
  • pitches

Assessment

  • school assessment and moderation
  • external assessment

Please bring your own device (laptop, tablet etc.)

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2020 Psychology Teachers Meet-up - FREE Networking Event

Date: Monday 2nd March 2020

Time: 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Venue: The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, Saloon Bar – 59 Port Road Hindmarsh.

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
(1 Day)n/a$0.00

SASTA invites all Psychology teachers to a free networking event.  All teachers are welcome, particularly those who are in the early stages of teaching the subject.  We hope to be able to exchange information and resources in a relaxed environment.  This would be a great way to finish your day if you are attending the Teachers New to SACE Stage 1 & 2 Psychology workshop.  We also hope to give feedback to SASTA on your future professional learning needs.

This is a FREE Event, there is no need to book, just come along!

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