Science Teachers’ Workshop
We are excited to be offering the highly successful Science Teachers’ Workshop again this year which will run across multiple science disciplines over a one-week period. These professional development courses are suitable for high school science teachers of all levels – whether you’re just starting out, teaching in a new area, or have years of experience – our program has something for you.
The Science Teachers' Workshop runs every two years. Applications for 2014 will open in June, please revisit the website for more information.
Biology: 3 November 2014
Agriculture and Environment: 4 November 2014
Physics: 4 and 5 November
Chemistry: 6 and 7 November
Previously, workshops have been $195.00 per day, including GST.
Please note that workshop costs are subject to change.
NSW Institute of Teachers Endorsement:
These activities are approved by NSWIT as Institute Registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at Professional Competence. Scope of endorsement: 5 years for all elements of the professional teaching standards.
NSWIT Course Codes:
All meals are included in the program costs.
The University of Sydney, Camperdown campus
Through a mix of plenary lectures and interactive activities presented by our professional academic staff, the Agriculture Teachers’ Workshop provides detailed information about the HSC Agriculture syllabus, with special emphasis on the new electives. This single day workshop targets individual syllabus points using relevant and current examples.
Seminars on cutting edge teaching methodologies and electronic resources further compliment the event. Finally, during the catered lunch you will have the opportunity to meet and talk to our friendly staff and students.
Biology is an exciting science and one that rarely fails to engage students. It is also a rapidly growing field with many new discoveries and concepts. This one-day program, offered by the School of Biological Sciences, will give teachers access to a range of expertise in key areas of the HSC Biology syllabus.
You will have the opportunity to hear from leading researchers and learn about the latest emerging research in the disciplines of biology and biology education. In addition, teachers will participate in lab-based practicals and have access to rare biological specimens and oddities.
We would like to invite you to an amazing experimental experience in the School of Chemistry. We aim to address many of your more difficult experimental questions pertaining to the Higher School Certificate topics, as well as give new teachers some practice using various instruments. Look at other more difficult techniques otherwise unavailable in the high school laboratory.
You will love meeting all the staff to discuss their various research projects - over a glass of wine or a cup of tea - and have a quick tour of some of the research laboratories.
The two-day Physics program includes plenary lectures featuring cutting edge research followed by a choice of workshops. On registration participants will be asked to select four sessions (two each day). On the first afternoon there will be a ‘Meet-a-Physicist’ session, followed by an informal dinner.
Workshop topics include all core modules as well as options including ‘Quanta to Quarks’ and ‘Medical Physics’. There will be new sessions on the Year 11 Syllabus, ‘Measurement and Calculation’ and interactive lecture demos. The Nobel Lecture will be on dark matter and dark energy. There will be networking opportunities throughout the two-day program.
Registrations for the 2014 Workshop open soon.
Upon completing your registration details, you will be able to either pay online with a credit card or print the tax invoice for your school to process.
Phone: (02) 9114 0825
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