Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules

Garry Hol
An expert practitioner who wants to encourage, develop, support and empower teachers in their careers
This course covers all the new HSC English rubrics in order to enable students to engage deeply with the HSC examinations.
Target Audience
Teachers of NSW Stage 6 English
45 reviews
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This course provides teachers with an expert unpacking of the rubrics within each module, key teaching strategies to improve student performance and a variety of key resources including sample teaching units and additional texts.

Audience

Teachers of NSW Stage 6 English

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Opportunity to develop and encourage networks and foster valuable communication between schools, teachers and texts


This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now 15/11/2018 Sth Western Sydney Places available $347 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Session 1 - The Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences

1 hour and 30 minutes

A detailed unpacking of the syllabus rubric which will create an understanding of the module expectations
A selection of additional texts that can be used to foster a sense of the human experience
A number of strategies that attempt to engage the students within this particular module’s ideaology

Session 2 - Module A: Language, Identity and Culture

1 hour

A detailed unpacking of the syllabus rubric which will create an understanding of the module expectations
A brief overview of this topic area throughout society via key texts
A number of strategies to bring about personal engagement within the module

Session 3 - Module B: Close Study of Literature

1 hour

A detailed unpacking of the syllabus rubric which will create a detailed understanding of the module expectations
A brief overview of key technical terms applied to this module and required by the students
A brief overview of the main texts studied within this module
Key teaching strategies to ensure student achievement in this module

Session 4 - Module C: The Craft of Writing

1 hour and 30 minutes

A detailed unpacking of the syllabus rubric which will create a detailed understanding of the module requirements
A study of a selection of texts that deal with the craft and discipline of writing
A focus on how to encourage, develop and nurture student’s writing abilities

What To Bring

A sense of purpose and engagement

User Rating

4.6

Latest Reviews

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Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
by Tamara Donovan on 12/04/2018

Garry was engaging and provided some great strategies for writing to use in the classroom. Also, some great text ideas to use. The resources to take home were amazing and I will share with my faculty.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
by Lucy Sachinis on 12/04/2018

Engaging Presenter! Garry’s resources were amazing. Thank you for the handouts. We left feeling excited and confident about teaching the new syllabus.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
by Maria Seymour on 12/04/2018

Thank you for the hand outs. Much appreciated. Garry was engaging. He chose some great texts to share. Funny personal anecdotes included.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
by Rachael Atkinson on 12/04/2018

I really like the way everything was linked to Rubric statements. Very meaningful.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Engaging and relevant.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Great practical classroom ideas. Dynamic presenter, very engaging.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Very generous with resources and ideas. Amazing presentation which kept things interesting.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Garry was well-prepared and provided useful resources. Additionally he was quite humorous which made it more engaging.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Very engaging and informative session. A wide variety of resources and stimulus provided. Relevant strategies and tips discussed which we have been using. Validates our approach in our context.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

The links to the syllabus were excellent. It has made me feel a lot more confident in approaching the syllabus and planning to write out programs. The presenter was outstanding, very knowledgeable, well organised, made it a great session!

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Excellent unpacking of the syllabus. Perhaps another session on the proposed new HSC exam would be beneficial.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Well prepared. Excellent handouts. Learned ideas for teaching and delivery course content.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Very handy resources that supported the breakdown of the rubrics. The discussion/written examples will be very useful too.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Well presented powerpoint with a variety of texts to use in the classroom. Strong use of academic terminology. Lots of content to take back and share with my English Faculty. Thank you!

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Very practical course – clarified rubric. Provided excellent resources and ideas.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Some fantastic analysis of rubric statements using such helpful texts to unpack them.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
by Marguerite Pulham on 12/04/2018

Garry is passionate, thoughtful, energetic and engaging. Providing a wide range of sample texts to consider and plenty of strategies to take away. Loved it!

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Engaging and informative presentation. Great resources and suggested texts. Good use of visuals and audio. Great breakdown of the syllabus rubric.

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
12/04/2018

Lots of great resources (even to Backward Mapping into Stage 4-5).

Maximising HSC Marks for New English Syllabus covering all Modules
by Emma Russell on 02/03/2018

Excellent and love the presentation of texts.


About the team


Garry Hol

Creator

An experienced HSC teacher for over 15 years, Garry’s expertise in English has come from a foundational love of literature and learning. He currently lectures HSC students, provides inservice training for teachers and spends large amounts of time attempting to inspire teenagers to engage with literature through teaching English at the Illawarra Christian School on the picturesque South Coast. He also enjoys tripping to the city on occasion and most weekends will find him performing rock and blues music in venues up and down the coast.