Full course description
Date and time
Tuesday 25 February 2020, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
This learning event is right for you if you are a science teacher looking to amplify your unit planning
Amplify your unit planning for the contemporary learner – science has your students at the forefront of every unit plan. This one-day workshop will be highly interactive, encouraging you to embed the most up-to-date techniques in order to engage each and every learner in each and every class.
Participants will work with ISV staff and experienced current practitioners to embed collaboration and communication, critical thinking and creativity, exploration, experimentation and knowledge building, and reflection into their planning. The aim of this workshop is to create meaningful and relevant units that lead to high levels of engagement and empowerment of both the student and teacher.
Participants will receive coaching from presenters on the day, as well as a follow-up session to track progress and success of the implementation.
- strategies for collaborating with colleagues on effective science unit planning
- unit planning templates
- completed unit plans for the contemporary learner.
Jackie Macreadie is a Principal Advisor for Independent Schools Victoria with over 25 years’ experience in education, both in schools and universities. She has held diverse portfolios, ranging from development of international student programs, Registered Training Organisations, to leading change in schools as a school leader. Jackie has held several roles at university in a faculty and marketing management and administrative capacity, as well as lecturing in science and the Masters of Teaching for Deakin University, Monash University and Holmesglen TAFE. She has also played leading roles in the implementation of various Australian and Victorian Government education programs.
Alice James: Dean of Teaching and Learning, Kilvington Grammar School