Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards news
BOSTES is excited to be offering a number of Professional Learning activities based on the HSC marking process, all of which will provide teachers with professional accreditation.
HSC Marking Workshops – Mathematics and Biology
Following last year’s successful workshops simulating the HSC marking experience in English, BOSTES is offering a series of workshops based on the HSC Mathematics and Biology examinations. These will be held in a number of regional areas, as follows:
- SYDNEY Saturday 2 May
- SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS Saturday 9 May
- ORANGE Saturday 16 May
- NEW ENGLAND Saturday 23 May
The cost of the workshops will be $480. Permanent and temporary teachers working in government schools defined as rural and remote will be eligible for $300 towards the cost of the workshop. Details will be available on our Professional Development page shortly. Tickets are be available via Eventbrite.
HSC Practical Marking Development sessions for submitted works
For a number of years, BOSTES has offered practical marking sessions in various subjects where students are required to submit a project or major work as part of their HSC examination. In 2015 there will be sessions in:
- Textiles and Design
- Visual Arts
- Drama (for the first time)
These sessions provide an opportunity for teachers to learn about the marking process on location at the marking centre. Senior markers discuss the marking criteria and give advice on monitoring the development of submitted works. Participants can also view and discuss the benchmarks. The dates are:
- TEXTILES AND DESIGN Friday 4 September
- VISUAL ARTS Saturday 3 October
- DRAMA Saturday 10 October
- MUSIC TBA
The cost of the workshops vary. Details will be available on our Professional Development page and tickets will be available later in the year via Eventbrite.
For further information:
(02) 9367 8287