Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies

Neil Kusi-Appauh
I am passionate about teaching.
Improve the engagement of your students, have fun and gain an edge in preparing for the HSC examination.
Target Audience
Teachers new to Legal Studies and/or wanting to develop resources / skills
261 reviews
312

Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This one-day course offers a practical guide for teachers on how to engage students in Legal Studies. It has particular relevance for those new to the subject and provides ideas, inspiration and resources that can easily be applied in the classroom. Participants gain insights into the syllabus (especially future examination directions under the new syllabus) as well as programming ideas and teaching strategies. The course also offers opportunities for collegial discussion and sharing of ideas and strategies for effective classroom practice. Teachers attending will have access to a range of resources which provide ongoing inspiration for your students.

Audience

Teachers new to Legal Studies and/or wanting to develop resources / skills

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Objectives


In this workshop participants will be presented with a range of strategies and resources to support teaching and learning in a Legal Studies classroom. Delivery will be through a powerpoint presentation supported by interactive discussion. An accompanying workshop booklet will provide a valuable resource base while additional material will be available to download. A whiteboard will provide a basis for recording ideas and suggestions. The interactive ideas sharing format and group workshop sessions will provide an opportunity to learn and share ideas, resources and develop networks for future teaching and learning.


This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now 30/11/2018 Sydney CBD Places available $347 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

9.20am – 9.30am

10 minutes

• Registration.
Please note, this time does not count towards the total PD hours for this course

9.30am – 10.00am

30 minutes

• Introduction of trainer/presenter and course overview and objectives.

10.00am – 11.15am

1 hour and 15 minutes

• About Legal Studies: Syllabus & Programming – reality in your classroom.
• The Preliminary Course – Strategies, Classwork & Assessment.

11.00am – 11.15am

15 minutes

Morning Tea.

11.15am – 1.00pm

1 hour and 45 minutes

• ‘The HSC Course – Strategies, Class work & Assessment. Focus: Crime & Family.
• ‘Integrating cases and legislation’.

1.00pm – 2.00pm

1 hour

Lunch.
Please note, the hour for lunch does not count towards the total PD hours for this course

2.00pm – 3.10pm

1 hour and 10 minutes

• The Quality Teaching Framework.
• Group Discussion.
• Future Directions.

3.10pm – 3.30pm

20 minutes

Evaluation/ feedback forms.

What To Bring

Legal Studies Syllabus

User Rating

4.9

Latest Reviews

Please note the feedback listed here is unfiltered, and includes all comments and ratings collected.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Michael Rochester on 12/04/2018

Well-presented, well-paced, thoroughly researched and very relevant, especially for teachers new to Legal Studies.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Jodie Hume on 12/04/2018

Great coverage of the course. Great resources and collegial discussion. Clear understanding of topics and teaching strategies of various content areas.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
12/04/2018

A great use of time. Advise on how to use different teaching strategies. Lots of hands-on resources.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Hannah King on 12/04/2018

Excellent resources and explanation of effective ways to teach Legal Studies.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
12/04/2018

Great presenter, resources and skill-building.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Naomi Butcher on 17/01/2018

The course was exceptional. There were lots of great, helpful resources and applications of resources shard and discussed. The detail was pertinent and engaging. Best PD for Legal Studies I’ve done! Seriously! It was really encouraging and informative.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Hira Tariq on 17/01/2018

Excellent resources.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
17/01/2018

Great tips for a new teacher to the course.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Jennika Woerde on 17/01/2018

Fabulous breakdown of the syllabus, excellent resources and advice. Also, there was good discussion amongst the group.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
17/01/2018

Neil is an excellent presenter with exceptional knowledge of the content and provided many hints and tips for teaching the prelim + HSC course. The resources provided are excellent. Great day!

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Ummey Sadiya Siddiqua on 17/01/2018

A good breakdown of LS syllabus and link courses explained.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
17/01/2018

Excellent resources that are engaging and comprehensive. Presenter was amazing.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Houda Kabalan on 17/01/2018

Valuable resources to use in the classroom. Information on marking HSC and criteria to look for Collegial experiences helpful. Overall, resourceful and informative. Writing skills information was useful.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Peter Squires on 17/01/2018

Excellent understanding of the course. Excellent course materials and delivery.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Natalie Stoll on 17/01/2018

Neil has excellent tips for ways to integrate topics to ensure students can gain an understanding of the links within the course. He also has great ideas for ways to use media articles, cases, legislation and international instruments.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Amira Francis on 17/01/2018

Neil was wonderful, incredibly knowledgeable and generous with his resources.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
17/01/2018

Great discussion and resources. Thank you!

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Gabriella Zideluns on 24/05/2017

Content was thorough,descriptive and informative. Resources and practical application of strategies discussed were excellent!

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
24/05/2017

It was a great course – very useful and lots of great resources.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Michelle-Leigh Gray on 24/05/2017

Increased confidence in teaching HSC.Thanks.


About the team


Neil Kusi-Appauh

Creator

Neil has degrees in (Science) Psychology and Economics, a Diploma of Education and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. He is currently Head Teacher Social Science at Five Islands Secondary College and works as a Masters of Education HSIE methods lecturer for Wollongong University. He has extensive experience as a HSC marker in Business Studies and Society and Culture as well as serving as SOM and Senior Marker in Legal Studies, was a member of the Legal Studies syllabus writing team, runs HSC student lectures teacher seminars and has authored Preliminary and HSC texts.