Teaching with the Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus

How to implement the Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus. Engage with the syllabus and consider implications to support effective learning and teaching.

Who should participate?

All K-6 school staff wishing to understand and implement the NSW Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus.

This eLearning course is designed to be completed independently, however, participants are encouraged to work with a buddy to engage in collegial discussion. It is also possible to work through this course in groups or teams. If working as a group or team, each participant is still required to complete their own participant journal which must be submitted for principal or supervisor verification.

Mode of delivery

  • Online


  • 3 hours

Course content

Completing this course will help you to:

  • investigate time allocations for teaching science and technology

  • understand the rationale and intent of the Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus

  • understand the structure of the syllabus and the organisation of content

  • identify similarities and differences between the current and previous syllabuses

  • explore ‘working scientifically’ and ‘design and production’

  • understand how inquiry underpins the learning and teaching of science and technology.

Course materials and resources

NESA registered professional development

Completing ‘Teaching with the Science and Technology K-6 syllabus (eLearning course)’ contributes 3 hours of NESA registered professional development addressing 2.3.2, 6.2.2 and 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher accreditation.

How to enrol/register

Register for Teaching with the Science and Technology K-6 syllabus (eLearning course) via MyPL (Course code RG04489).


Contact Easter Carmeli Science and Technology K-6 Advisor for further information.

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