Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide

Neil Kusi-Appauh
I am passionate about teaching.
Improve the engagement of your students with a range of ideas and activities. Access a range of resources to provide ongoing inspiration to students in your SaC classro...
Target Audience
Teachers new to Society and Culture and/or wanting to develop resources / skills.
54 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 Society and Culture. 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 as well as programming ideas, teaching strategies and a format for the PIP. 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 Society and Culture and/or wanting to develop resources / skills.

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

As a facilitator this allows guided discussion and enriched learning for all participants.


This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now 05/04/2019 Sydney CBD Places available $349 + GST Enrol Now
Enrol Now 15/11/2019 Sydney CBD Places available $349 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Session 1 - Introduction and Preliminary strategies

2 hours

• Introduction of trainer/presenter and course overview and objectives.
• About Society and Culture: Syllabus & Programming – reality in your classroom
• The Preliminary Course – Strategies, Classwork & Assessment

HSC strategies and the PIP

1 hour and 30 minutes

• The HSC Course – Strategies, Class work & Assessment.
• ‘The PIP’

Quality teaching

1 hour and 30 minutes

• The Quality Teaching Framework and developing students skills in responding in SaC
• Group Discussion
• Future Directions

What To Bring

A copy of the syllabus is useful

User Rating

4.9

Latest Reviews

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Teaching Society and Culture -a beginner's guide
by Terence Chong on 08/01/2019

Highly relevant and engaging. Clear communication. Excellent resources, handouts and slides

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
08/01/2019

Genuinely practical course with a generous and engaging presenter.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
by Matti Lewis on 08/01/2019

Neil was an engaging, enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter. He set my mind at ease and inspired me with new ideas. He reminded me why I love SAC.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
08/01/2019

Very informative and helpful. Practical strategies to tackle the many aspects of the course.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
08/01/2019

Very helpful and informative. Provides resources and references to support teaching.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
by Lorena D'Souza on 08/01/2019

Great resources and insight into the Year 11 & 12 course

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
08/01/2019

Outstanding levels of detail and informative on how to approach teaching a difficult subject. Excellent resources and level /depth of knowledge.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
08/01/2019

Great content knowledge/experienced.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
08/01/2019

Very helpful. Clear. Practical. Excellent overview – would like more on micro-meso-macro

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
by Megan Smith on 08/01/2019

very engaging, provided with a wide range of resources to assist reaching of subject. Covered all aspect of the course – especially the concepts. Allowed for questions.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
08/01/2019

Very well informed & organised; very approachable

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
by Emma Kaiser on 16/03/2018

Very practical and accessible. Great for those of us starting out.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
16/03/2018

Highly detailed, good notes. Time to have questions asked/answered.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
16/03/2018

Very relevant. Lots of practical ideas. Practical advice for Prelim, HSC and PiP.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
by Ellie Dennis on 16/03/2018

Very good resources. Thank you!

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
16/03/2018

Clearly organised, well resourced. Clear how to apply in the classroom.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
16/03/2018

Really good for foundational and introductory knowledge for SAC. Good use and example of potential depth studies and activities.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
16/03/2018

A really great day providing detail on the SAC course. Would have enjoyed a little more discussion on Prelim.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
16/03/2018

Well-structured to Prelim and HSC + PiP. Concrete examples of activities and strategies that can be used in class. Answered concerns I had about teaching the course.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
23/01/2018

So many of us have never taught Society and Culture. I hope they can give more time to research.


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.