Legal Studies Examination Preparation

Neil Kusi-Appauh
I am passionate about teaching.
Develop conceptual and practical insights into preparing students for the HSC examination.
Target Audience
HSC Legal Studies teachers especially those new to the subject or wanting to improve the outcomes for potential higher band students
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This course offers a practical guide for teachers on how to prepare students for the HSC Legal Studies examination. It has particular relevance for teachers who are looking for specific insights into the examination format and the HSC marking process. Attention is given to study techniques and in particular how to respond to HSC Legal Studies examination questions. The importance of Higher Order Thinking skills for Band 5/6 students is also a focus.

Audience

HSC Legal Studies teachers especially those new to the subject or wanting to improve the outcomes for potential higher band students

Available Delivery Formats

This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

There are no occurrences of Face to Face - Individual in Australia (NSW) at this time.

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

• Legal Studies: Syllabus.
• HSC exam setting and marking process.
• Preliminary foundations.

11.15am – 11.30am

15 minutes

Morning Tea.

11.30am – 1.00pm

1 hour and 30 minutes

• ‘The HSC Course – teaching and learning.

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

• Relating strategies to the Quality Teaching Framework.
• Teaching responding and Higher Order Thinking Skills.
• Revision strategies.
• Group Discussion & Future Directions.

3.10pm – 3.30pm

20 minutes

Evaluation/ feedback forms.

What To Bring

HSC Legal Studies Syllabus

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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.