Implementing quality lessons

Course code: NRG15260

Course description and enrolment

According to implementation expert, Sir Michael Barber, effective implementation vitalises learning: it withstands fatigue, and above all, it closes the gaps in achievement that many students face. To help you positively impact on student outcomes, this practical course focuses on implementation. By undertaking it, you'll expand your repertoire of practical strategies and techniques that'll help you implement quality lessons throughout your teaching career.

Once you have completed the course, in line with the course conditions specified, your NESA Professional Development hours will be automatically transferred to your NESA record.

Learning outcomes

You will learn to:

  • scaffold learning using the Modelled, Guided and Independent Teaching model
  • use differentiation to target individual student needs
  • break learning into manageable parts by chunking and sequencing lesson content
  • manage behaviour using pacing, timing and transitions
  • find out what students know through effective questioning techniques, multi-student response systems and peer assessment
  • give feedback that can be used by students to improve performance.

Teaching practices

The following teaching practices are addressed in this course:

  • using effective teaching strategies
  • assessing learning and giving feedback
  • planning, structuring and sequencing lessons
  • evaluate teaching and learning.

Supervisor support notes

Supervisors should review the supervisor notes for Implementing quality lessons.

Standard descriptors addressed: 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 3.5.2, 4.2.2, 5.1.2, 5.2.2, 5.4.2, 6.1.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2.


  • Human resources
  • Teaching and learning


  • Effective classroom practice
  • Professional development
  • Professional learning
  • Professional standards
  • Teacher accreditation
  • Teaching
  • Teaching effectiveness

Business Unit:

  • People Culture and Capability
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