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.
9 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    
08/12/2017 Sydney CBD Places available $339 + 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

4.7

Latest Reviews

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Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
31/03/2017

Very relevant content. Presenter really helpful and informative. Good ideas shared.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
by Hannah Bellato on 31/03/2017

Helpful knowledge shared by presenter and participants. Lots of resources,ideas and confirmation that I’m teaching the right thing!

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
by Cate Duxbury on 31/03/2017

Was exactly what I was hoping for the day. Thanks so much for sharing resources Neil.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
31/03/2017

Enjoyed have the core rationale of SAC reinforced. Neil was extremely knowledgeable and approachable. Would have loved some more activities (practical) in between.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
31/03/2017

Useful tips, structure appropriate.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
31/03/2017

Useful tips, structure appropriate.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
31/03/2017

Very worthwhile. Relevant examples. Great presentation.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
31/03/2017

Great presenter – very knowledgeable and informative. Awesome resources and application to subject good sized group.

Teaching Society and Culture – a beginner’s guide
by Josephine Karam on 31/03/2017

Very thorough.Many ideas and resources shared which was very useful for a first time SAC teacher.


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.