This five hour face-to-face workshop builds upon learning from the Best Start Year 7 Access, Analyse, Action professional learning held in Term 1, 2019. It develops the capacity of Best Start Year 7 teams from continuing schools to implement effective teaching and learning practices in response to identified literacy and numeracy priorities. It provides support following the administration of the assessment and the preliminary review of feedback in Scout and PLAN2.
Who should participate?
Year 7 teachers and school leaders of schools who participated in Best Start Year 7 in 2019. A maximum of two staff members may attend. The equivalent of one day casual relief funding for each staff member attending will be provided.
Additional places may become available. Schools will need to cover the costs of casual relief for any additional participants.
Mode of delivery
Face-to-face (one day).
- Best Start Year 7 eLearning 2 - Accessing and analysing assessment feedback
- Best Start Year 7 Access, Analyse, Action
Participants will use their Best Start Year 7 analysis to determine student literacy and numeracy needs and plan targeted teaching and learning experiences and activities.School teams will explore teaching strategies aligned to skills assessed in Best Start Year 7 and engage with the sprint model for focused teacher and student learning.
Completing this course will help you to:
- analyse school Best Start Year 7 feedback
- identify school trends, student needs and teaching priorities
- develop a plan of action to respond to the school's Best Start Year 7 feedback
- support teachers in all learning areas to implement targeted teaching strategies for literacy and numeracy improvement
- use the PLAN2 Areas of Focus feature to support targeted teaching
Registrations for 'Best Start Year 7 Strengthening Practice in continuing schools' will open early Term 1, 2020 (via MyPL).
Dates and locations
|Seven Hills - Lily's Function Centre (BYOD)||12 March|
|Terrey Hills - Miramare Gardens (BYOD)||16 March|
|Rooty Hill RSL (BYOD)||27 March|
|Wolli Creek - Mercure Sydney Airport (BYOD)||18 March|
|East Maitland - Easts Golf Club (BYOD)||13 March|
|Newcastle - Noah's on the Beach||19 March|
|West Gosford - The Entertainment Grounds||24 March|
|Campbelltown Catholic Club (BYOD)||12 March|
|Vincentia High School (BYOD)||19 March|
|Wollongong - Novotel North Beach (BYOD)||23 March|
|Walgett Community College High School (BYOD)||12 March|
|Moree Education Office (BYOD)||17 March|
|Goonellabah - Invercauld House (BYOD)||18 March|
|Port Macquarie - Sails Resort (BYOD)||19 March|
|Armidale Education Office (BYOD)||20 March|
|Tamworth - Wests Diggers (BYOD)||20 March|
Rural South and West
|Albury Education Office (BYOD)||12 March|
|Narrandera High School (BYOD)||16 March|
|Balranald Central School (BYOD)||18 March|
|Dubbo - Bangamalanha Centre Arthur Street Campus (BYOD)||19 March|
|Monaro High School (BYOD)||20 March|
|Canobolas Rural Technology High School (BYOD)||24 March|
|Broken Hill Education Office (BYOD)||25 March|
|Yass High School (BYOD)||25 March|