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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-10 teachers and school leaders.

Mode of delivery

Online and face-to-face.

Content

Online

The 2.5 hours online course focuses 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.

Completing this professional learning will help you to:

  • understand ALAN and PLAN2 and their relationship with the literacy and numeracy learning progressions
  • understand the literacy and numeracy progressions and their use in analysing student development
  • build on information captured from Best Start Kindergarten and Best Start Year 7 Assessments to track student progress over time
  • explore the different options to view and monitor student progress
  • 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

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 and Best Start Year 7 assessments 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 sessions 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

Staff may attended sessions located outside their Operational Directorate if convenient.

Metropolitan North

LocationDate
North Ryde Public School - closed session 28 January 2020

For sessions in the Regional North Operational Directorate, email Literacy.Numeracy@det.nsw.edu.au

Metropolitan South

LocationDate
McCallums Hill Public School 22 November
Gardeners Road Public School - closed session 26 November

Regional North

For sessions in the Regional North Operational Directorate, email Literacy.Numeracy@det.nsw.edu.au

Regional South

LocationDate
Bonnyrigg Public School (BYOD) 29 November
Bradbury Public School - closed session 28 January 2020
Woonona East Public School (closed session) 28 January 2020
Woonona Public School (closed session) 28 January 2020

Rural North

LocationDate
Singleton Public School (BYOD) 20 November
Wingham Public School - closed session 28 November
Harrington Public School - closed session4 December
Frederickton Public School 19 February 2020
Manning Gardens (BYOD) 20 February 2020   
Forster Education Office (BYOD) 21 February 2020

Rural South and West

LocationDate
Eglinton Public School - closed session 3 December
Orange Education Office (BYOD) 4 December
Bathurst South Public School - closed session 10 February 2020
Bathurst West Public School - closed session 11 February 2020

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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