Learning Through Projects and Assessment for Technology 7-12

Overview

Session 1 explores the key skills and concepts relevant to the new Stage 4 Technology Mandatory syllabus. It will provide practical ideas to develop students’ skills and apply concepts in a range of settings.

Session 2 offers individual breakout sessions for Stage 5 electives (Food Technology, Industrial Technology – Electronics, Metal & Timber, Textiles Technology) that involves learning through projects and assessment strategies.

Session 3 will include discussion of effective teaching and assessment strategies for Stage 6 Technology subjects (Food Technology, Industrial Technology – Electronics, Metal & Timber, Textiles Technology) with a focus on building towards HSC success.

Completing a Learning Through Projects and Assessment for Technology 7-12 will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing: 3.2.2, 4.4.2, 5.1.2, from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Target Participants

Teachers of

Years 7-12 Technology courses who wish to develop a deeper understanding of their syllabuses.

Teachers who are new to teaching Technology courses.

Delivery

There will be a range of plenary, workshop and small group delivery modes.

Presentations will explore the key skills and concepts that underpin the syllabuses and provide insights into teaching approaches which are practical and project based.