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PD Courses

2018 Teacher Professional Development Courses

These courses are available to secondary teachers:

 

GHS Tech Ninja Program


Mode of Delivery: Online

Date: On Demand

Audience: Glenwood High School staff only

Cost: Free

Completing GHS Tech Ninjas will contribute 10 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 3.4.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


This course will provide teachers with the technological knowledge and skills to properly support their teaching activities that use ICT. It also provides them with instructions as to how to troubleshoot ICT issues that commonly occur in their learning spaces as well as how to use software that is used specifically by staff, students and their parents at Glenwood High School. Overall, the GHS Tech Ninja Program will permit teachers to autonomously use ICT to create or support learning activities that will engage students in their learning. Teachers who participate in the GHS Tech Ninja Program will participate in school-specific teacher professional learning that is targeted to their needs.

 

NSW DoE Digital Tools


Mode of Delivery: Face to Face (iCentre, Glenwood High School, Glenwood)

Date: TBC (Term 3), 2018 (9am-3pm)

Audience: Secondary Teachers

Cost: $45pp (includes lunch)


This course provides insight about the latest G Suite and Office 365 tools that the NSW Department of Education are endorsing and how you can use them in your classroom/school delivered by a NSW DoE Online Collaboration Mentor. It is designed to support the new technologies Australian Curriculum that is being implemented shortly and promote cross KLA use of technologies.


Participants will examine the process of implementing and maintaining the use of G Suite and Office 365:

  • G Suite
  • Office 365
  • Other ICT Tools
  • Glenwood High Case Study
  • Teacher Professional Development (internal)
  • Ongoing maintenance and support

 

Using Minecraft Education in the classroom 


Mode of Delivery: Face to Face (iCentre, Glenwood High School, Glenwood)

Date: TBC (Term 3), 2018 (9am-3pm)

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Cost: $70pp (includes lunch)


This course provides an overview of how Minecraft Education can be used in a secondary classroom to support teaching programs. It will also show teachers how to download necessary software using their Department of Education email address. 

Participants will learn:
  • How to download the software
  • About the Minecraft Education community
  • Glenwood High School Case Study
  • How to embed this tool into teaching programs
  • Have time to play and learn Minecraft Education as would their students.

 

Teaching STEM: A Practical Perspective 


Mode of Delivery: Face to Face (iCentre, Glenwood High School, Glenwood)

Date: TBC (Term 4), 2018 (9am-3pm)

Audience: Secondary school teachers

Cost: $45pp (includes lunch)


This course provides advice and guidance on how to implement STEM content and pedagogies in your classroom, faculty, cross-KLA and/or whole school. It will introduce you to the basic equipment and processes you will need to successfully implement and maintain STEM teaching at your school.


Participants will examine the process of implementing and maintaining effective STEM programs:

  • Technological requirements
  • Tools and resources
  • Implementing STEM in KLA’s
  • Whole school STEM programs
  • Glenwood High Case Study
  • Ongoing maintenance and support

 

The Technology Learning Trajectory for K-12 (Glenwood HS and Feeder Schools)


Mode of Delivery: Face to Face (iCentre, Glenwood High School, Glenwood)

Date: TBC (Term 4), 2018 (3.30pm-5.30pm)

Audience: Teachers from Glenwood High School, Caddies Creek Public School and Parklea Public School

Cost: Free


This course provides insight to the technological capabilities of each school and the expectation required from Stage 3 students when enrolling for high school. This course is aimed at assisting teachers in understanding the technological inclusions and limitations at each school so that all three schools can work together to build a common learning trajectory in ICT.


 
Maximising the communication in your school

Mode of Delivery: Face to Face (iCentre, Glenwood High School, Glenwood)

Date: TBC (Term 4), 2018 (9am-3pm)

Audience: Secondary school teachers

Cost: $50pp


This course is designed to assist other secondary schools in developing their communication plans and policies. Based on showcasing the experiences used at Glenwood High School, teachers will be able to see how a collection of mediums including the SWS (website), social media, traditional communication methods and innovative methods can be used collectively to maximise community involvement and enhance student engagement in the classroom/school.

 

The IT Tool Kit


Mode of Delivery: Face to Face (A11, Glenwood High School, Glenwood)

Date: 30 April, 2018 (10am-1pm)

Audience: Glenwood High School Teachers

Cost: Free


This workshop will deliver a series of small how to demonstrations of digital tools and online learning and collaboration platforms. The purpose is to allow staff the time to consolidate their learning and build resources. Please bring resources, assessments tasks, units of work that can be developed during this course.