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Stage 6 History Teachers' Day


Date: Saturday 23 March 2019
Venue Gleeson Theatre, Australian Catholic University Strathfield
25A Barker Rd
Strathfield, NSW 2135
Registration Closes on Wednesday 27 February 2019
NESA Endorsed Endorsed /
Attendance Rates
Members $120.00
Non-members $200.00
Pre-Service Teacher Member $45.00
Early Career Casual Teacher Member $45.00

(prices inclusive of GST)

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements

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PROGRAM - 23 March 2019

9.00 Registration: Please arrive before 9.00 to register
9.20 Welcome and Introduction
The New HSC Syllabuses
- Darren Tayler, HSIE Inspector, NESA
- Jennifer Taylor, Manager, Examining and Testing
- Penny Vlies, Senior Project Officer, Curriculum and Assessment




1A: EXT: Witch Hunts Case Study - Overview & Strategies
Michael Street
Covenant Christian
1B: MH: Engaging with the Soviet National Study
Jonathon Dallimore
1C: AH: What's New in Pompeii & Herculaneum?
Dr Denis Mootz
Macquarie University
1D: MH: US National Study
Dr Bruce Dennett
Notre Dame University
2A: MH: Iran National Study
Michelle Kennedy
North Sydney GHS

2B: AH: 'Sparta - More than a Military State'
Dr Jennifer Lawless

2C: AH: Historical Period - Greek World 500-440 BC
Kate Cameron
2D: MH: Adapting German Content to the New Core
Steven Gibb
Merewether HS
12.50  LUNCH

1.30 -

3A: AH: NKE to Death Thutmose IV
Sherryl Bremner
Brigidine St Ives

3B: MH: Taking a Great Leap - Cultural Revolution to Tiananmen Square
Lani Blackman
Barrenjoey HS

3C: AH: Teaching Ancient Personalities in their Times
Kate Cameron
3D: MH: Civil Rights - Contextualising the Syllabus
Bernie Howitt
4A: EXT: Extension History Teacher Toolkit
Anne Gripton
Loreto Kirribilli

4B: AH: Rome - Agrippina the Younger
Dr Bruce Dennett
Notre Dame University

4C: AH: Xerxes beyond Traditional Assessments
Dr Jennifer Lawless

4D: MH: Core Work and Assessment
Dr Paul Kiem

Completing this HTANSW course will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered Professional Development addressing standards 2, 3, 6 & 7 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.



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