Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES

Nadene Kennedy
This course provides insight and practical advice for all teachers interested in achieving accreditation with NESA at the Highly Accomplished or Lead level.
Target Audience
Teachers looking for insight and practical advice on achieving accreditation with the NESA at the Highly Accomplished or Lead level.
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Learning Areas

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General Description

This course provides insight and practical advice for all teachers interested in achieving accreditation with BOSTES (formerly the NSWIT) at the Highly Accomplished or Lead level. Processes and documents used to track and monitor a successful submission will be shared with participants including: proformas for annotating documentary evidence, scaffolds for referees and plans for the external observation. Time will be allocated to explore examples and to begin planning for your personal journey towards accreditation.

Audience

Teachers looking for insight and practical advice on achieving accreditation with the NESA at the Highly Accomplished or Lead level.

Available Delivery Formats

This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

Start Date Location Availability Price    
15/09/2017 Sydney CBD Rescheduled $339 + GST
23/11/2017 Sydney CBD Cancelled $339 + GST

Sessions

The accreditation process-where do I start?

1 hour

1. Detailed unpacking of the BOSTES Policy for Accreditation and Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher.
2. Q & A.

Exploring the process of accreditation through examples

2 hours

3. Exploring the process of accreditation through examples
-Collecting, uploading and annotating documentary evidence
-Supporting your referees
-Planning for your External Observation
4. Sharing and explanation of proformas, scaffolds and plans.

Triangulating evidence

1 hour

5. The importance of triangulated evidence is explored through examples.

Planning for your own journey

1 hour

7. Participants will have time to start planning for their own accreditation process.
8. Course review and evaluation.

What To Bring

We encourage you to enrol in advance, as participants will be sent several documents to print and bring with them along on the day.
The documents can also be accessed under the ‘Resources’ section in your 'My Enrolments' tab, but only after the course date has past.

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if you have an enquiry.

User Rating

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Latest Reviews

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Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Very informative – great presentation – used humor and great ideas. Google docs supplied lots of helpful information templates. Very clear and approachable.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Fantastic day. Nadine has a wealth of knowledge – incredibly informative and enjoyable!

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Engaging presenter who stuck to the important points on how to negotiate the process.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Comprehensive overview that covered that topic in an accessible way. Made the process understandable.Although still daunting it left me with the belief that is achievable.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
by Kelly Lawson on 10/04/2017

The most informative PL on lead that I have attended. Nadine modelled best practice and provided quality worked examples that made the process very clear.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Made the process of higher accreditation much easier to understand and lots of tip.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Presenter did well.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Nadine is an excellent presenter. Clear and concise.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
by Belinda Berrett on 10/04/2017

So much information! However Nadine was able to unpack it really well and make sense of a very large but worthwhile investment to our careers.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Outstanding presentation. Information was presented in a clear and concise manner. Nadine was a fantastic presenter.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
by Craig Marland on 10/04/2017

Presenter made a lot of sense.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Really interesting and relevant. Went through each step clearly. Nadine was realistic and approachable. Good flow and timing. Very relevant and helpful.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Engaging, informative and clear in outlining process in a real context.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

Nadine’s presentation was excellent – highly informative; thorough, detailed information; very useful resources.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
by Beth Morgan on 10/04/2017

Nadine is very knowledgeable and presented in an engaging manner. This course should be mandatory for all teachers considering higher level accreditation.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
by Stephanie Brewer on 10/04/2017

Nadine presented the information clearly and has made the accreditation process a lot clearer for me.A very worthwhile day.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
10/04/2017

There was a lot of information to absorb. Nadine was an engaging presenter, providing much information in a relatively short space of time: but my brain could only absorb so much.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
by Claire Ryan on 10/04/2017

Very informative, enjoyable and in the real world.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
09/06/2016

I found this course highly informative, very useful in helping me become aware of what is expected in this process.

Becoming accredited at Highly Accomplished or Lead with BOSTES
09/06/2016

It was in “the real world.” Very useful and helpful.


About the team


Nadene Kennedy

Creator

Nadene is a passionate educator who has experience as a classroom teacher, Head Teacher, Highly Accomplished Teacher and Deputy Principal. She has worked as a curriculum writer and adviser for both the NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) and Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). Nadene is accredited with BOSTES at Professional Leadership and received a Professional Teachers’ Council Outstanding Professional Service Award for her involvement with ACHPER NSW. She completed her Bachelor of Secondary Education (Human Movement & Health) at The University of Sydney and also has a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training with TAFE NSW.