How to Implement the Victorian Curriculum

Presented by: Pam Burton

Event Information: 6 PD Hours     

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This workshop will guide teachers to understand and implement the Victorian Curriculum, which is to be in place by the commencement of 2017. It will:

  • Provide an overview of the Victorian Curriculum and identify its relationship to the Australian Curriculum.
  • Investigate changes to the four core learning areas - English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities (History, Civics & Citizenship, Economics & Business and Geography).
  • Provide an overview of the additional learning areas - The Arts, Health & Physical Education, Languages, Technologies (Design Technologies & Digital Technologies).
  • Provide an overview of the four General Capabilities
  • Critical & Creative Thinking
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Intercultural Understanding
  • Personal and Social Capability
  • Explore ways of incorporating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures which have been identified as a Victorian priority.
  • Consider the relationship between the Cross Curriculum Priorities as identified in the Australian Curriculum and the focus areas in the Victorian Curriculum.
  • Provide guidelines for curriculum mapping and scope and sequence documenting.
  • Provide guidelines for school curriculum policy documentation.

Participants are invited to bring current curriculum document overviews, scoping documents as well as a computer.

Event Details:

  16th November, 2017
  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Mulgrave Country Club
Wellington Rd & Jells Rd, Wheelers Hill

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  Target Audience: Primary and Secondary Teachers (F to Yr 10).
  $306.90 GST Incl.

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About the Presenter

Pam Burton’s interest, experience and expertise in educating students at all levels is reflected in her broad teaching and consultancy career. She is a celebrated presenter and author who works extensively with students, teachers and organisations in the areas of leadership, brain compatible learning, boys’ education, literacy, gifted education, creative and critical thinking, learning styles, multiple intelligences and cooperative learning. She has been a lecturer in Gifted Education at Deakin University, a presenter in the Bright Sparks and Women in Leadership programs and numerous other programs at Deakin University.

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