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
244 reviews
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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    
01/12/2017 Sydney CBD Places available $339 + 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

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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.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
24/05/2017

Very clearly presented and informative.Engaging.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Sarah Van Der Kley on 24/05/2017

I got a lot out of this as a new teacher, feel more equipped, especially with provided resources.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Amy Young on 24/05/2017

Broke down the concepts and themes really well and addressed how to create the syllabus in class and the freedom in particular areas in the course.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
19/12/2016

Excellent and useful information – very practical and real.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
by Kevin Kelly on 19/12/2016

Neil was very approachable, he has a sustancial amount of knowledge and his resources are excellent.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
19/12/2016

Well structured, Neil is very knowledgeable. Easy to ask questions & get responses.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
19/12/2016

Really good info about the HSC marketing process – good insights to help the students understand the process. would be good to have a stronger focus on how to apply the content – essay structure more detail about how to incorporate evidence.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
by Ramena Nissan on 19/12/2016

Great presenter, relevant & interesting.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
19/12/2016

Great to hear the experiences of a teacher teaching students similar to my own! Left with a feeling of confidence. Great resources & exam explanation.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
by Alistair Boyd on 19/12/2016

Clear, efficient and exceedingly helpful! Incredibly valuable for new teachers.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
19/12/2016

Extensive group of resources provided and good view provided from marker’s perspective. Enthusiastic and thorough.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
19/12/2016

Fantastic, incredible knowledge. Well presented & structured. Looking forward to the resources arriving via email.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
19/12/2016

Great for teachers 1-2 years out with experience/knowledge of syllabus.

Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies
by Kim Fraser-Rybinski on 19/12/2016

This course was very professionally presented. The course materials were highly relevant to the New South Wales Legal Studies course. We were provided with examples of tasks that we could immediately utilize on our return to our classrooms.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
12/04/2016

Very practical. Good knowledge of HSC exam which was very helpful.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
by Desi Kladakis on 12/04/2016

Great resources. Neil is very knowledgeable.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies
12/04/2016

Lots of strategies/activities that are directly relevant to class.


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.