SSPs and support unit teachers K-12

Road safety education for SSPs and support unit teachers K-12 workshop

Schools for specific purposes (SSPs) and support units in mainstream schools K-12 are unique in that teaching practices are highly specialised to meet the learning needs of their students.

Road user safety is a significant health concern for children and young people and whether they are dependent or independent road users, students K-12 must experience meaningful learning to meet their needs.

This two day workshop is designed for teachers in these specialist centres only.

Day 1 - Road safety education for SSP and support unit teachers K-12 (RG02992)

Day 2 - Local Schools: K-12 road safety for SSP and support units (RG03491)

What you will get out of the two days:

Day 1 participants will:Day 2 participants collaborate to:

    explore and enhance professional knowledge and practise by critically reflecting, discussing and planning for:

  • road safety as a contemporary health issue for all children and young people
  • traffic issues onsite and in your school zone
  • road safety as part of PDHPE K-12 syllabuses + 25 hour mandatory course for senior students (Life Ready)
  • meaningful teaching and learning activities for students in SSPs and support units
  • a whole-school and community culture of safe road user behaviours.
  • apply their understanding of the PDHPE K-10 syllabus to develop road safety learning experiences that are tailored to meet their  specific  school and students’ needs
  • localise resources to support the effective teaching of road safety
  • plan strategies to promote a whole-school approach to road safety
  • build localised support with a network of schools.

Cost: Workshop costs are subsidised by the department’s Road Safety Education Program, which covers morning tea, lunch and workshop materials. One day casual teacher relief is available for each day if your school hasn’t previously attended. Additional teachers are welcome to attend with relief paid by own school.

Pre-requisites:
Some pre-workshop learning and tasks are required. Completing these prior to the workshop will greatly enhance your learning experience on the day. Details provided on registration.
Completion of day 1 is a pre-requisite for day 2.

Completing this two day course will contribute 10 hours of NESA registered professional development addressing the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers maintaining proficient teacher accreditation in NSW: 1.5.2, 2.6.2, 3.3.2, 3.7.2, 6.3.2, 6.4.2, 7.2.2 and 7.4.2.

Enrol in Day 1 workshop RG02992 via MyPL.

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