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.
71 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

COVID-19 Event Information

All TTA venues continue to work with advice provided by the NSW Health Department in managing the risks associated with the current COVID-19 situation. While the current risk is low, TTA venues will be taking steps to help provide a safe environment for our courses. There will be increased cleaning and disinfecting of all areas, and venues will be providing ample hand sanitiser pumps. While venues will be taking all the care that they can, we also stress the need for course participants to take responsibility for their own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around them. If you are not feeling well or showing symptoms of COVID-19, please don’t attend this event. Wash your hands regularly. Avoid shaking hands where possible. Practice cough etiquette, coughing into a tissue or your elbow and washing your hands afterwards. Thank you for your understanding.

As a facilitator this allows guided discussion and enriched learning for all participants.

Teaching Standards
2.1.2 Proficient Level – Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
6.3.2 Proficient Level – Engage with colleagues and improve practice
6.4.2 Proficient Level – Apply professional learning and improve student learning

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 2.1.2, 3.2.2, 6.3.2 & 6.4.2 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 13/11/2020 Sydney CBD Places available $349 + 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

4.9

Latest Reviews

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Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 15th Nov 2019
11/03/2020

Very relevant, up-to-date, structured and easy to follow.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 15th Nov 2019
11/03/2020

I found that every aspect of the course was entirely relevant and useful to my future teaching.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 15th Nov 2019
11/03/2020

Hand on resources.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 15th Nov 2019
11/03/2020

Excellent course. Really helped me to get my head around how to teach SaC and what to prepare my students for.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 15th Nov 2019
11/03/2020

Very relevant for course content

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 15th Nov 2019
11/03/2020

excellent!

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide - Neil Kusi-Appauh - Fri 15th Nov 2019
11/03/2020

Quality of resources were very helpful and relevant.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
14/04/2019
Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
14/04/2019

Informative. Enjoyable. Got a lot out of today. Will recommend to others in the future.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
14/04/2019

Solidified and clarified all my questions.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
14/04/2019

Outstanding – fantastic for beginning teachers. Neil presented content very effectively.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
14/04/2019

Very engaging. Practical. Excellent resources provided. Very helpful!

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
by Alex Presgrave on 14/04/2019

Very knowledgeable and engaging. Provided practical and comprehensive resources.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
14/04/2019

The course provided me with plenty of valuable resourcces. Neil was an excellent presenter and gave us an opportunity to share + learn from each other.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
14/04/2019

Engaging + knowledgeable presenter. Plethora of resources – so generous!

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
14/04/2019

Clear and relevant content. High degree of generosity with the sharing of resources. This course and associated resources will greatly assist me as an inexperienced society and culture teacher navigate the complexity of the course.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide / Face to Face
14/04/2019

Great range of resouces

Teaching Society and Culture -a beginner's guide
by Terence Chong on 08/01/2019

Highly relevant and engaging. Clear communication. Excellent resources, handouts and slides

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
08/01/2019

Genuinely practical course with a generous and engaging presenter.

Teaching Society and Culture - a beginner's guide
by Matti Lewis on 08/01/2019

Neil was an engaging, enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter. He set my mind at ease and inspired me with new ideas. He reminded me why I love SAC.


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.