HSC professional learning 2021

For Stage 6 biology, business studies, English (advanced and standard), industrial technology, mathematics (advanced and standard 2), modern history, PDHPE and visual arts teachers.

About HSC PL

Running with completely new content and resources each term, HSC PL is a one-day intensive PL. Stage 6 teachers will explore proven methods for achieving student lift with expert HSC teachers and colleagues from across the state.

Teachers can be completely new to the PL program or returning participants from 2020. All Stage 6 teachers will find this PL beneficial and are welcome to attend each term throughout 2021.

Register for HSC professional learning.

Delivered online in real-time using Microsoft Teams from 8:15am to 3:30pm over a full school day. Following approval from your principal, choose the day that best suits you each term.

Overview of the program

HSC professional learning (HSC PL) is a program that aims to support teachers to collectively improve student achievement, regardless of a student’s postcode or school’s socio-economic status, and to increase the number of students who achieve in top bands in the HSC.

The program is presented by Quality Teaching Practice and co-designed by a community of expert HSC teachers, curriculum experts, leading educators and academic partners. Each term new HSC PL content and resources are developed so that Stage 6 teachers continue to deepen their practice throughout a school year.

Benefits for teachers

  • Access new, high-quality resources co-designed by outstanding HSC teachers
  • Connect and collaborate with HSC teachers from across the state
  • Explore the discriminating features of high achievement in your HSC subject and their relationship with high leverage strategies, with reference to real student samples

NESA Accredited PD

This course is interim accredited PD until 31 July 2021 and will contribute to 6 hours and 30 minutes of NESA Accredited PD addressing 2.1.2, 5.1.2, 5.3.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2, 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Email questions to Natasha, Nancy and Anne in Quality Teaching Practice at HSCProfessionalLearning@det.nsw.edu.au.

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