Draft directions consultation for the creative arts

16 July 2017 - The NSW Department of Education (DoE) is conducting state-wide consultation for teachers on the draft directions for the creative arts syllabus K-6.

21 February 2020

NSW Education Standard Authority (NESA) has commenced the syllabus development process for the creative arts K-10. Consultations on the K-6 draft directions has opened and closes on 20 August 2017. As a DoE teacher, there are 3 ways to provide feedback:

  1. Various NSW locations are offered for face to face meetings.
  2. Adobe Connect sessions as outlined below.
  3. Complete both the DoE and NESA surveys.

Completing the face to face Creative Arts K-10 syllabus directions development workshop will contribute 3 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing Standards 6.2.2 and 7.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

NSW DoE Consultation:
Complete the online survey by 14 August.

DoE Consultation Schedule:

Adobe Connect - meeting room provided on registration
Tuesday 25 July 3:45-4:15pm
Please register by emailing julia.m.brennan@det.nsw.edu.au

Sydney Region - Sydney - East - Darlinghurst
Learning and Teaching Directorate
Level 4 Conference Room,
1 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
Wednesday 26 July 4-6pm (maximum 30 attendees)
Please register for the 'Creative Arts K-10 Syllabus Directions Development Workshop' through MyPL.

Central Coast Conservatorium
45 Mann St, Gosford, NSW 2250
Monday 31 July 4-6pm (maximum 30 attendees)
Please register for the 'Creative Arts K-10 Syllabus Directions Development Workshop' through MyPL.

Northern Rivers Conservatorium Arts Centre
152 Keen St, Lismore, NSW 2480
Thursday 3 August 11-1pm (maximum 20 attendees)
Please register for the 'Creative Arts K-10 Syllabus Directions Development Workshop' through MyPL.

Note: If travelling long distances from a regional area, please contact julia.m.brennan@det.nsw.edu.au as a limited amount of teacher release is available on an individual basis.

Goulburn Regional Conservatorium
160 Bourke St, Goulburn, NSW 2580
Monday 7 August 4-6pm (maximum 30 attendees)
Please register for the 'Creative Arts K-10 Syllabus Directions Development Workshop' through MyPL.

Macquarie Conservatorium
72 Bultje St (Cnr of Darling & Bultje Streets), Dubbo, NSW 2830
Wednesday 9 August 11-1pm (maximum 20 attendees)
Please register for the 'Creative Arts K-10 Syllabus Directions Development Workshop' through MyPL.

Note: If travelling long distances from a regional area, please contact julia.m.brennan@det.nsw.edu.au as a limited amount of teacher release is available on an individual basis.

Mitchell Conservatorium
West Wing Court House, Russell St, Bathurst, NSW 2795
Thursday 10 August 4-6pm (maximum 40 attendees)
Please register for the 'Creative Arts K-10 Syllabus Directions Development Workshop' through MyPL.

Adobe Connect - meeting room provided on registration
Friday 11 August 3:45pm - 30minutes
Please register by emailing julia.m.brennan@det.nsw.edu.au

For more information contact:
Julia Brennan
Creative Arts Advisor K-6
Phone: 9244 5831
Email: julia.m.brennan@det.nsw.edu.au

Cathryn Ricketts
Creative Arts Advisor 7-12
Phone: 9244 5255
Email: cathryn.ricketts1@det.nsw.edu.au

NESA Consultation
Provide feedback directly to NESA through their online survey. Face to face consultation meetings have been scheduled across the state. Access the NESA website for more information on their consultation process.


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