Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies

Neil Kusi-Appauh
I am passionate about teaching.
Improve the engagement of your students, have fun and gain an edge in preparing for the HSC examination.
Target Audience
Teachers new to Legal Studies and/or wanting to develop resources / skills
291 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 Legal Studies. 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 (especially future examination directions under the new syllabus) as well as programming ideas and teaching strategies. 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 Legal Studies and/or wanting to develop resources / skills

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Objectives


In this workshop participants will be presented with a range of strategies and resources to support teaching and learning in a Legal Studies classroom. Delivery will be through a powerpoint presentation supported by interactive discussion. An accompanying workshop booklet will provide a valuable resource base while additional material will be available to download. A whiteboard will provide a basis for recording ideas and suggestions. The interactive ideas sharing format and group workshop sessions will provide an opportunity to learn and share ideas, resources and develop networks for future teaching and learning.

Teaching Standards
1.2.2 Proficient Level – Understand how students learn
2.1.2 Proficient Level – Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
2.2.2 Proficient Level – Content selection and organisation
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources
6.2.2 Proficient Level – Engage in professional learning and improve practice
6.3.2 Proficient Level – Engage with colleagues and improve practice

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing this course will contribute 5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 1.2.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.4.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

TTA (Teacher Training Australia) is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient and Lead Level Teacher.


This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now 27/11/2020 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

• About Legal Studies: Syllabus & Programming – reality in your classroom.
• The Preliminary Course – Strategies, Classwork & Assessment.

11.00am – 11.15am

15 minutes

Morning Tea.

11.15am – 1.00pm

1 hour and 45 minutes

• ‘The HSC Course – Strategies, Class work & Assessment. Focus: Crime & Family.
• ‘Integrating cases and legislation’.

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

• The Quality Teaching Framework.
• Group Discussion.
• Future Directions.

3.10pm – 3.30pm

20 minutes

Evaluation/ feedback forms.

What To Bring

Legal Studies Syllabus

User Rating

4.9

Latest Reviews

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Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 13th Mar 2020
18/04/2020

Provided a good overview of the legal studies course including resources

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 29th Nov 2019
25/02/2020

Course content was highly relevant and the resources provided are very helpful!

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 29th Nov 2019
25/02/2020

This was amazing. Such a well-prepared course that shared a valuable amount of resources.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 29th Nov 2019
25/02/2020

Highly applicable to quality teaching of Legal Studies. There wasn’t a single moment that was irrelevant to my teaching, which is something seldom said for professional development courses.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 29th Nov 2019
25/02/2020

The course was highly relevant for myself as a teacher new to Legal Studies. I feel more confident in teaching the content and have learned new ideas about assessment and engaging students in this subject.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Great presentation – good content.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Contemporary resources and teaching ideas. Great presenter.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
by Danielle Buckman on 10/10/2019

Outstanding. I fell inspired and more confident. I really enjoyed Neil’s presentation and approachability.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019
Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Great ideas and advice.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Very well presented with good detail geared towards assessment achievement. Could have started a little earlier.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Extremely practical and enlightening. Incredible resources. Very generous presenter with lots of experience.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
by Stuart Highton on 10/10/2019

Excellent knowledge, delivery and resources.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Really useful teaching strategies and resources used.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Brilliant, clear communicator. Excellent resources. Knowledgeable.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Useful, creative resources. Clearly communicated presentation. Useful strategies on how to save time.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Great overview of legal studies. Relevant resources and great presenter. The course was broken down well throughout the day.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Great resources and teaching strategies.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Neil has been an engaging and relevant presenter with much valuable content and knowledge about the syllabus and furthermore HSC marking.

Inspiration in teaching Legal Studies.
10/10/2019

Informative and good relevant resources.


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.