Exciting new professional learning opportunity for HSC teachers

Do you teach HSC/Prelim Biology, English Advanced, English Standard, PDHPE or Visual Arts? Start the online program on MyPL now.

06 July 2020
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Round 2

Teachers are invited to enrol in Round 2 of a ground breaking and innovative online PL, co-designed by a community of DoE teachers, to demonstrate proven methods for lifting HSC performance for public school students across NSW.

The HSC PL offering is currently for teachers delivering Biology, English Advanced, English Standard, PDHPE or Visual Arts Preliminary/HSC Syllabuses in 2020. More subjects to become available in 2021.

Register now to book your spot. Limited availability, registrations close soon.

The HSC PL is an all-new year long program for teachers that has been developed by the Teaching Quality Unit. It offers 4 rounds of progressive professional learning, allowing participating teachers to deepen their practice for the subjects currently being offered. The program is backed with extensive research. The program of PL will consistently focus on improving 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.

What to expect

  • A high quality course delivered in one day, online in real-time with hundreds of other teachers.
  • An engaging and collaborative learning experience with a diverse group of teachers from within their own subject.
  • Free professional development that goes towards 6 hours and 10 minutes of NESA registered PD.
  • Facilitated by subject expert teams of high performing educators.
  • It will focus on unpacking High Leverage Strategies and discriminating features of high achievement.

On completing the registration form, teachers will receive an email inviting them to join a carefully selected professional learning group, whose PL will run from 8:30am–3:15pm in Term 3 on 23, 28 and 29 July.

Past rounds: round 1

Completion of Round 1 in this program is not required in order to participate in Round 2. If you are interested in exploring the self-paced professional learning available from Round 1, you can do so via the links below:

RG11153 - HSC Professional Learning Round 1 (Biology)

RG11156 - HSC Professional Learning Round 1 (English Advanced and Standard)

RG11158 - HSC Professional Learning Round 1 (PDHPE)

RG11160 - HSC Professional Learning Round 1 (Visual Arts)


If you have any questions about the professional learning please email Natasha and Nancy at HSCProfessionalLearning@det.nsw.edu.au.

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