Register now for Year 12 Experiments for the New Biology Syllabus, a 1-day, hands-on, NESA endorsed workshop to best prepare for the experiments in the new Year 12 Biology syllabus. Please choose from the following options:
- New England (Y12 Theory & Experiments) – 1 & 2 November (Week 3, Term 4)
- Lake Macquarie (Y12 Theory & Experiments) – 15 & 16 November (Week 5, Term 4)
- Kirribilli (Y12 Theory & Experiments) – 22 & 23 November (Week 6, Term 4)
- Shire (Y12 Theory & Experiments)– 6 & 7 December (Week 8, Term 4)
- TBC for 2019: Y12 Riverina, Illawarra, Port Macquarie, Y11 Sydney (others by EOI)
This course is designed to help teachers further develop their experimental knowledge and repertoire for the new Biology Syllabus. Focusing on the Year 12 modules, teachers will conduct a variety of experiments that range from simple to complex across all modules examined.
This course is best done in conjunction with Year 12 Theory for the New Biology Syllabus.
Australian Professional Teaching Standards
This course addresses the following National Professional Standards for Teachers:
1.5.2 Develop teaching activities that incorporate differentiated strategies to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities.
2.1.2 Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
6.2.2 Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.
7.2.2 Understand the implications of and comply with relevant legislative, administrative, organisational and professional requirements, policies and processes.
CrookED Science, under the umbrella endorsement* of the accredited provider, Science Teachers’ Association of NSW (STANSW) and through The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) of Institute Registered professional development, provides high-quality PD for the maintenance of accreditation at Proficient Teacher level.
Scope of Endorsement*
All Standards of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the level of Proficient Teacher
Completing CrookED Science events will contribute 5 hours of QTC Registered PD per day, addressing 4 standards per day from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Professional development hours are accredited by Science Teachers’ Association of NSW Inc www.stansw.asn.au