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Teacher Professional Development Days

Hear from prominent Australian scientists, learn about Australia's capabilities in nuclear science, participate in workshops and receive new educational resources.

Please note that our event in July 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Our December event remains open for registrations and an online TPD course will be open for bookings in Term 3.

 NSW (Dec)

Teacher development hours: 6.5 hours (4.5 hours for attendance on the day, plus 2 hours for pre-reading and preparation).

Standards addressed: 2.1, 2.2, 2.6, 3.3, 3.4

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers?


Planning for and reflecting on ANSTO e-learning videoconferences

Learn how to use videoconferencing technology and get tips for how to best integrate these sessions into your teaching program.

Planning for and reflecting on ANSTO e-learning Nuclear Science Inquiry Skills sessions

Teachers plan a two-lesson plus homework program, in which their students plan, conduct and write a report about a first-hand investigation of ionising radiation. More information and teacher resources here.

Teacher development hours: 3 hours

Standards addressed: 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers?

Online application form

Planning for and reflecting on ANSTO e-learning Meet an Expert sessions

Teachers plan a two-lesson plus homework program for their students, during which they gather, process and present information about a practising Australian scientist. Teachers reflect on and evaluate their students' engagement and understanding. More information and teacher resources here.

Teacher development hours: 2 hours

Standards addressed: 2.1, 2.2, 2.6, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers?

Online application form


Planning for and reflecting on ANSTO school excursions

Link textbook nuclear science with its real-world applications and contextualise your ANSTO excursion for your students back in the classroom.

Teachers plan a two-lesson plus excursion program to integrate class-based content with a visit to ANSTO. Teachers organise an excursion, plan pre- and post-excursion activities, and reflect on and evaluate their students' engagement and understanding.

Teacher development hours: 3 hours

Standards addressed: 2.1, 2.2, 2.6, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5

How does this program address the Australian Professional Standards for teachers?

Online application form

 


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