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
8 reviews
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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

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now 05/07/2019 Sydney CBD Places available $349 + 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

• 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

User Rating

5.0

Latest Reviews

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Legal Studies Examination Preparation
by Sonia Harris on 14/01/2019

Excellent resources. Excellent preparation

Legal Studies Examination Preparation
by Lolita Barlow on 14/01/2019

Well explained syllabus content. Very clear explanation on criteria for making tasks. Excellent revision/prepartation tips for assessment tasks and responses of students.

Legal Studies Examination Preparation
by Kim Fraser-Rybinski on 14/01/2019

Fantastic resources that we can adapt and utilise in our classes

Legal Studies Examination Preparation
by Carly Rooney on 14/01/2019

Interesting to hear teacher challenges and Neil gave valuable insights into his exam writing, criteria marking, marker centre issues. Practice marking was an eyeopener and I feel more empowered in my capacity as a teacher.

Legal Studies Examination Preparation
14/01/2019

Good concise course

Legal Studies Examination Preparation
14/01/2019

Good resources. Great discussion and activities

Legal Studies Examination Preparation
14/01/2019

Very knowledgeable and great advice that is relevant/up to date. Resources were not emailed but a spare paper copy was provided.

Legal Studies Examination Preparation
14/01/2019

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.