Term 2 2017 HSIE K-6 e-newsletter
27 April 2018
HSIE K-6 Term 2 2017 e-newsletter brings you up-to-date news and information about teaching and resources, professional learning and other curriculum initiatives in HSIE.
This issue features:
Welcome and contact details – new HSIE K-6 Advisor The Term 2 2017 state-wide HSIE staff meeting Professional Learning opportunities – Geography K-10 implementation courses Teaching time for HSIE in the primary school Geography syllabus – useful links A Guide to using Picture Books in Geography – new resource What’s happening in primary schools in HSIE Stage 3 Geography unit: Factors that shape places – Bushfire Hazard Reconciliation Week NESA on Twitter Resources for Geography and History.
The Languages and Culture team is offering Stage 6 school-based assessment in languages professional learning, NESA accredited for 2.5 hours.
This course will enable participants to:
understand the requirements of school-based assessment in Stage 6 Beginners, Continuers and Extension language courses implement a range of assessment strategies in Stage 6 Beginners, Continuers and Extension language courses design an effective assessment task for Stage 6 Beginners, Continuers and Extension language courses.
The Languages and Culture team has published new resources to support teachers of Stage 4 in implementing the new syllabuses.
All our resources are housed on our website: education.nsw.gov.au/languages
We're delighted to announce 2 new team members, who have been appointed on 3-year contracts with the Learning and Teaching Directorate – Coreena Allen and Marcela Ayas.