ONLINE COURSE : Creating Teaching Strategies


Please be advised that due to popular demand registration has reopened to allow additional enrolments to STANSW online courses.     Course registration will be available till Monday 14 September,  closing at 5pm.   No further enrolments for the year will be taken after this time.  Registrants will be sent a separate Moodle login after the 14 September.

Term 3 course commences on July 14 2015.



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This is a staged online course accredited through BOSTES

This course is online and on-demand and can be completed in your own time. Course will open for Semester 2 and close on 14 December 2015.


Science: Creating and designing effective teaching strategies


By the end of the CETS course you will have:

•    mapped syllabus content statements against test items
•    identified misconceptions revealed in test item distractors
•    critically analysed teaching strategies proposed to address syllabus content statements
•    constructed a teaching strategy to address identified learning issues surrounding a specific content statement


A feature of this course is the peer-reviewing of teaching strategies using the Quality Teaching Framework criteria. However, this requires the course to be staged; whereby ALL need to be at a certain stage by a particular time. Typically, participants will have two weeks to complete each stage.


Note: Participants relinquish copyright of any teaching strategy produced to STANSW.

IMPORTANT: This course has fixed deadlines.



Course designer/presenter : Jim Sturgiss

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Australian Professional Teaching Standards:

1.5.2 Develop teaching activities that incorporate differentiated strategies to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
2.1.2 Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities
5.4.2 Use student assessment data to analyse and evaluate student understanding of subject/content. Identifying interventions and modifying teaching practice.

6.3.2 Contribute to collegial discussions and apply constructive feedback from colleagues to improve personal knowledge and practice



Completing the STANSW CETS Course will contribute 6 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing  1.5.2, 2.1.2, 5.4.2, 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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