PLAN2: How to - a technical guide to using PLAN2

Purpose

Designed to assist teachers and school leaders in building their understanding and confidence in the use of PLAN2

Who should participate?

K-6 teachers and school leaders.

Mode of delivery

Online and face-to-face.

Content

Online

The 2.5 hours online course focusses on the technical aspects of the PLAN2 software. The learning will involve hands-on use of the PLAN2 training environment where participants will be guided through familiarisation and navigation activities, including how information is added to PLAN2 and the availability and generation of feedback

This professional learning will focus on learning about:

  • ALAN and PLAN2 and their relationship with the literacy and numeracy learning progressions
  • The literacy and numeracy progressions and their use in analysing student development
  • Content, purpose and use of the Text Complexity appendix to the literacy progression

Completing this professional learning will help you to:

  • quickly navigate PLAN2 to analyse and update student, class and cohort information
  • explore the different options to view and monitor student progress
  • build on information captured from Best Start Kindergarten to track student progress overtime
  • record teacher observations to assist with identifying opportunities for targeted programs and as evidence of successful student learning
  • generate analysis and export information for use in existing teaching and assessment cycles

Access the online course via MyPL [Course code RG04463]

Face-to-face

The half-day face-to-face workshop focuses on learning about:

  • ALAN and PLAN2 and their relationship with the literacy and numeracy learning progressions
  • The literacy and numeracy progressions and their use in analysing student development
  • Content, purpose and use of the Text Complexity appendix to the literacy progression

Completing this professional learning will help you to:

  • quickly navigate PLAN2 to analyse and update student, class and cohort information
  • explore the different options to view and monitor student progress
  • build on information captured from Best Start Kindergarten to track student progress overtime
  • record teacher observations to assist with identifying opportunities for targeted programs and as evidence of successful student learning
  • generate analysis and export information for use in existing teaching and assessment cycles

Register for PLAN2: How to - a technical guide for using PLAN2 through MyPL [Course code RG03976]

Dates and Locations

Note: Closed session are only available to staff located at the host school. Leadership teams can arrange to host a school specific workshop by emailing Literacy.Numeracy@det.nsw.edu.au

Metropolitan North

LocationDate
North Turramurra Public School; - closed session 22 July
Gordon West Public School (BYOD)30 July
Northmead Public School - closed session 31 July
Parramatta, Head Office, 105 Phillip St 12 August
Terry Hills Public School - closed session 5 September

Metropolitan South

LocationDate
Riverwood Education Office 12 August
Glebe Public School - closed session 13 August

Regional North

LocationDate
Dungog Public School (BYOD) 4 July

Regional South

LocationDate
Huskisson Public School - closed session 22 July
Austinmer Public School - closed session 7 August
St Georges Basin Public School - closed session 19 August     
Thirroul Public School - closed session 17 September

Rural North

LocationDate
Moree Education Office 10 September

Rural South and West

LocationDate
Hume Public School (BYOD) 31 July
Connected Learnings Forum - Berrigan Public School 1 August
Dubbo South Public School - closed session 26 August
Bungendore Public School - closed session 2 September

NESA Registered Professional Development

Completing 'PLAN2: How to - a technical guide for using PLAN2' (Course code RG03976) will contribute to NESA Registered PD addressing 5.4.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW (Face-to-face: 3 hours, Online: 2.5 hours).

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