The Society & Culture Association Events

Flagship FUNdamentals

The Society and Culture Association is hosting our first round of professional development for the year, ‘Flagship FUNdamentals’.

Date:  March 19th

Venue: Metcalfe Theatre, NSW State Library OR Zoom

Cost: $150

The day is designed for (but not limited to!) early career teachers or teachers new to our subject  Places at the Library are limited to 60 due to COVID-19 venue restrictions. 

Presentations will cover the Preliminary Course with a focus on concepts, theories and assessment, including  

  • The SocioCultural World – Applying concepts, appropriate focus studies and the use of questionnaires as a research method

  • Personal and Social Identity and Intercultural Communication – Application of theories, appropriate focus studies and the use of research methods.

  • Assessment – NESA perspective – Designing quality tasks using Stronger HSC standards, use of data to inform assessment and understanding outcomes.

  • Assessment: Classroom teacher perspective – Task designs and checklists, formative and summative assessment ideas, explicit teaching of examination techniques.

Additional information:

  • Pending NESA accreditation – information will be supplied to support teachers enter details as Elective PD if required 
  • Still pending information as to whether the sessions will be recorded and available after the event. 
  • Registrations for the Metcalfe will close Monday 15th March (unless sold out prior) 
  • The ZOOM will have the capacity for Q&A and this will be monitored throughout the day. 
  • A range of engaging presentations and teaching resources have been developed for each session – these will be emailed to participants by Wednesday 17th March.

Please contact if you have any questions about this event.