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Monday, 08 October 2012

Professional development workshops

The Board of Studies will present a range of professional development workshops in Term 4, 2012. These workshops are conducted by the Board of Studies Liaison Unit and are designed to support staff in schools with Board of Studies processes and procedures.

These workshops are registered professional development under the terms of the NSW Institute of Teachers Continuing Professional Development policy. For teachers accredited at Professional Competence, completion of this program will contribute nominated hours towards Institute registered professional development depending on the duration of the workshop.


Board of Studies Grading Workshops

This workshop is designed to assist teachers in the professional judgement process of allocating grades using the Common Grade Scale and the Course Performance Descriptors. After participating in this workshop, teachers will have a better understanding of the Board’s ARC website and be able to use the work samples on ARC to ensure consistency in judgement when allocating grades to students. This process is the foundation for reporting of student achievement, in particular for the RoSA credential. Completing this course will be acknowledged with five hours of accreditation. This program will address the following Professional Teaching Standard: 3.2.5, 3.2.6, 3.2.9, 3.2.10, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.6 and 7.2.4.

  • Lismore: 8 October – Contact North Coast Office
  • Cootamundra: 10 October – Contact Riverina Office
  • Lake Cargelligo: 16 October – Contact Riverina Office
  • Wollongong: 16 October – Contact South Coast Office
  • Tamworth: 17 October – Contact North West Office
  • Central Coast: 18 October – Contact Hunter Office
  • Newcastle: 19 October – Contact Hunter Office
  • Kempsey: 22 October – Contact North Coast Office
  • Bathurst: 30 October – Contact Western Office
  • Pennant Hills: 31 October – Contact Metropolitan Office
  • Nowra: 2 November – Contact South Coast Office

 

Board of Studies Schools Online Workshops

This workshop is for school staff who manage the Board of Studies Schools Online processes within their school. Completing this course will be acknowledged with five hours of accreditation. This program will address the following Professional Teaching Standard: 3.2.8, 3.2.10, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.6 and 7.2.4.

  • Griffith: 28 November – Contact Riverina Office
  • Wagga: 6 November – Contact Riverina Office

 

Board of Studies Information Workshops

This workshop is for teachers regarding Board of Studies assessment and credentialing for years 10, 11 and 12. Completing this course will be acknowledged with six hours of accreditation. This program will address the following Professional Teaching Standard: 3.2.5, 3.2.8, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.8 and 7.2.4.

  • Sydney: 16 October – Contact Metropolitan Office


For specific information and to register, please contact the relevant regional office. Places are limited.

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