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SACE Earth and Environmental Science - Implementation Workshop - 25th Feb 2019

01 Jan 2019

SACE Earth and Environmental Science - Implementation Workshop

Implementation Workshop

This workshop is free. It is funded by sponsors of the Geoscience Pathways Project (Inc.)
There are no fees but booking is required for catering purposes.


Presenters will include EES course writers Dr Bronte Nicholls and Kelly Sharrad , together with writers of our new SACE Stage 1 EES Student Workbook, Dr Bernd Michaelsen (GSSA), writer of our Stage 2 EES Resource Booklet and MC of the workshop.  Other speakers will include John Mignone (DEM), Julian Marchant (NRM Education Officer) who will describe opportunities for student studies in SA National Parks, Peter Reeve (PhD candidate Flinders University) about opportunities at the Oaklands Wetland, Professor Bob Hill (Director - Environment Institute, Univ. of Adelaide) and Robyn Pillans (SACE Curriculum Officer), who will answer questions about SACE and assessment matters.

The complete Stage 1 Workbook and other new resources will be provided to registered workshop participants on a USB stick.  A number of class sets of rocks and minerals (FREE) to suit SACE EES requirements will also be available, (strictly one set per school).  Bring a rucksack if interested.  Orders will be taken for future delivery by courier to any who miss out on the day. 

Key Topics: The focus of this workshop will be on practical aspects of teaching EES, including but not limited to:

  • Perusing a range of prepared assessment tasks and worksheets
  • considering ideas for the Stage 2 externally assessed: Earth Systems Study,
  • developing a Learning and Assessment Plan (LAP) for your class,
  • networking with other EES teachers,
  • sharing your ideas with others, and
  • asking questions of the course developers and workbook writers and the SACE Curriculum Officer,

Intended Audience: Stage 1 and Stage 2 science teachers and coordinators offering EES in 2019, and any other teachers who may be interested in teaching EES in the future.

More Information: Len Altman: 0414 355 128

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