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 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

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

Metropolitan North

LocationDate
Harbord Public School (K-2) - closed session 23 September

Metropolitan South

LocationDate
Dobroyd Point Public School (BYOD) 25 September
Penshurst West Public School - closed session23 October
Oatley Public School - closed session30 October

Regional North

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

Regional South

LocationDate
Eschol Park Public School (BYOD) 7 November

Rural North

LocationDate
Tweed Heads South Public School 18 September
Murwillumbah East Public School (BYOD) 19 September
Forster Education Office (BYOD) 12 November
Frederickton Public School 13 November
Manning Gardens (BYOD) 14 November
Armidale Education Office (BYOD) 4 November
Sandon Public School - closed session 5 November
Tamworth Education Office (BYOD)13 November

Rural South and West

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

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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