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SASTA Professional Learning For Middle & Secondary Years

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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.

Planning for Stage 2 Psychology 2022

Intended Audience: Stage 1 and 2 Psychology teachers

This session will provide an introduction to the new subject outline for Stage 2 Psychology covering content, resources, assessment and SACE requirements.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr Neil Kirby, Organisational Psychology

Dr Neil Kirby is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. His research interests in organisational psychology include: organisational culture, the historical development of organisational theories, the role of the organisational psychologist, and person/organisation fit. Dr Kirby is also Director of the Wellbeing Research Unit (WRU) in the School of Psychology

Presenters: Kirsty Gebert, Deb Green and Lauren Scarfe

    • Overview of content – SU, SIS, SHE
    • Planning for learning and assessment
    • Task designs for D&D and SHE
    • Rethinking the Stage 2 exam – what might this look like?
    • Conversation groups – brainstorming ideas for learning activities
    • Networking to the finish day

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

Venue: TBA

Bookings close: 26/10/2021

Event Pricing

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

Description

Intended Audience: Stage 1 and 2 Psychology teachers

This session will provide an introduction to the new subject outline for Stage 2 Psychology covering content, resources, assessment and SACE requirements.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr Neil Kirby, Organisational Psychology

Dr Neil Kirby is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. His research interests in organisational psychology include: organisational culture, the historical development of organisational theories, the role of the organisational psychologist, and person/organisation fit. Dr Kirby is also Director of the Wellbeing Research Unit (WRU) in the School of Psychology

Presenters: Kirsty Gebert, Deb Green and Lauren Scarfe

    • Overview of content – SU, SIS, SHE
    • Planning for learning and assessment
    • Task designs for D&D and SHE
    • Rethinking the Stage 2 exam – what might this look like?
    • Conversation groups – brainstorming ideas for learning activities
    • Networking to the finish day

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Online Workshop Session - Planning for Stage 2 Psychology 2022

This workshop will be delivered online.

You will be sent a link to log into the live workshop as well as electronic copies of all the workshop resources.

Intended Audience: Stage 1 and 2 Psychology teachers

This session will provide an introduction to the new subject outline for Stage 2 Psychology covering content, resources, assessment and SACE requirements.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr Neil Kirby, Organisational Psychology

Dr Neil Kirby is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. His research interests in organisational psychology include: organisational culture, the historical development of organisational theories, the role of the organisational psychologist, and person/organisation fit. Dr Kirby is also Director of the Wellbeing Research Unit (WRU) in the School of Psychology

Presenters: Kirsty Gebert, Deb Green and Lauren Scarfe

    • Overview of content – SU, SIS, SHE
    • Planning for learning and assessment
    • Task designs for D&D and SHE
    • Rethinking the Stage 2 exam – what might this look like?
    • Conversation groups – brainstorming ideas for learning activities
    • Networking to the finish day

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Live from Adelaide Botanic High School

Bookings close: 26/10/2021

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $100.00
Joint Member (1 day) $100.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 day) $140.00
Non-Member (1 day) $180.00
SASTA Student Member (1 day) $25.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 day) $100.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 day) $100.00

Description

This workshop will be delivered online.

You will be sent a link to log into the live workshop as well as electronic copies of all the workshop resources.

Intended Audience: Stage 1 and 2 Psychology teachers

This session will provide an introduction to the new subject outline for Stage 2 Psychology covering content, resources, assessment and SACE requirements.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr Neil Kirby, Organisational Psychology

Dr Neil Kirby is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. His research interests in organisational psychology include: organisational culture, the historical development of organisational theories, the role of the organisational psychologist, and person/organisation fit. Dr Kirby is also Director of the Wellbeing Research Unit (WRU) in the School of Psychology

Presenters: Kirsty Gebert, Deb Green and Lauren Scarfe

    • Overview of content – SU, SIS, SHE
    • Planning for learning and assessment
    • Task designs for D&D and SHE
    • Rethinking the Stage 2 exam – what might this look like?
    • Conversation groups – brainstorming ideas for learning activities
    • Networking to the finish day

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2021 Chemistry Exam Post Mortem

This FREE event will discuss the 2021 Stage 2 Chemistry Exam and will be held via Zoom. A link to access the session will be sent closer to the date.

Details

Date:

Time: 6.30pm

Venue: via Zoom

Bookings close: 09/11/2021

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $0.00
Joint Membership (1 day) $0.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 day) $0.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 day) $0.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 day) $0.00
Non-Member (1 day) $0.00
SASTA Student Member (1 day) $0.00

Description

This FREE event will discuss the 2021 Stage 2 Chemistry Exam and will be held via Zoom. A link to access the session will be sent closer to the date.

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Leading in Science

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.

Intended audience: Secondary Science teachers

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00 am - 2.30 pm

Venue: Education Development Centre

Bookings close: 10/11/2021

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.

Intended audience: Secondary Science teachers

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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Finding STEM in the Science Curriculum - morning session

STEM Day Out Nov

This is a FREE Teacher Professional Learning Workshop for teachers attending the STEM Day Out at Science Alive.

The goal of the workshop is to provide teachers with a simple, practical process for implementing meaningful STEM challenges in the Science classroom. Teachers will explore exemplar tasks that incorporate engineering practices and design processes. The tasks and resources aim to give teachers the experience and support they need to plan and deliver STEM focussed lessons that highlight the design thinking required in engineering.

This structured approach will provide teachers with a clear process and a wealth of resources for implementing an effective STEM teaching and learning program.

 

Details

Date:

Time: 10.00am - 11.00am

Venue: Science Alive - Adelaide Showground

Bookings close: 14/11/2021

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $0.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 day) $0.00
Student Member (1 day) $0.00
1st Year Teaching (1 day) $0.00
2nd Year Teaching (1 day) $0.00
Non-Member (1 day) $0.00

Description

STEM Day Out Nov

This is a FREE Teacher Professional Learning Workshop for teachers attending the STEM Day Out at Science Alive.

The goal of the workshop is to provide teachers with a simple, practical process for implementing meaningful STEM challenges in the Science classroom. Teachers will explore exemplar tasks that incorporate engineering practices and design processes. The tasks and resources aim to give teachers the experience and support they need to plan and deliver STEM focussed lessons that highlight the design thinking required in engineering.

This structured approach will provide teachers with a clear process and a wealth of resources for implementing an effective STEM teaching and learning program.

 

  Book now

Finding STEM in the Science Curriculum - afternoon session

STEM Day Out Nov

This is a FREE Teacher Professional Learning Workshop for teachers attending the STEM Day Out at Science Alive.

The goal of the workshop is to provide teachers with a simple, practical process for implementing meaningful STEM challenges in the Science classroom. Teachers will explore exemplar tasks that incorporate engineering practices and design processes. The tasks and resources aim to give teachers the experience and support they need to plan and deliver STEM focussed lessons that highlight the design thinking required in engineering.

This structured approach will provide teachers with a clear process and a wealth of resources for implementing an effective STEM teaching and learning program.

 

Details

Date:

Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm

Venue: Science Alive - Adelaide Showground

Bookings close: 14/11/2021

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $0.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 day) $0.00
Student Member (1 day) $0.00
1st Year Teaching (1 day) $0.00
2nd Year Teaching (1 day) $0.00
Non-Member (1 day) $0.00

Description

STEM Day Out Nov

This is a FREE Teacher Professional Learning Workshop for teachers attending the STEM Day Out at Science Alive.

The goal of the workshop is to provide teachers with a simple, practical process for implementing meaningful STEM challenges in the Science classroom. Teachers will explore exemplar tasks that incorporate engineering practices and design processes. The tasks and resources aim to give teachers the experience and support they need to plan and deliver STEM focussed lessons that highlight the design thinking required in engineering.

This structured approach will provide teachers with a clear process and a wealth of resources for implementing an effective STEM teaching and learning program.

 

  Book now