NBSC Mackellar Girl's Campus is updating its database of available casual teachers. If you teach French, German and/or Japanese and are interested in casual work at NBSC, Mackellar Girl's Campus, please send your CV and the days you are available to firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2016 HSC languages oral examination timetable is now available on the BOSTES website.
Teachers can view the dates, times and venues for all oral language examinations on Schools Online from Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June. They are able to schedule examinations for their students from Monday 6 June to Tuesday 14 June.
Confirmation sheets, indicating examination times, venues and relevant venue maps, will be available to students via Students Online from Monday 11 July. Students should also go to Students Online to read helpful information and watch a short video on how to prepare for their oral examination.
For more information, contact:
(02) 9367 8065
We are seeking teachers whose classrooms have been converted to flexible, future-focused learning spaces.
Does your classroom look different to the traditional classroom? For example, low tables, learning pods, reading spaces, beanbags, zabuton.
If yes, please comment on this post with your impressions, particularly with regard to how classes of 30 Year 8 students handle the changed environment.
I will curate responses and share here.
Are you interested in sharing your school's experiences using ClassMovie?
Applications are now open for rural and remote schools to apply for funding to support the development of a ClassMovie showcasing success in online collaboration. Schools will gain free access to the ClassMovie platform and receive funds to support staff to develop the documentary that highlights the school's journey.
Applications close Friday 18th March.
Further information and the application form can be found in the flyer which is available for download below.
Are you interested in learning more about online collaborative learning? Do you want to explore pedagogies and strategies for using Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Education?
The Department of Education's Learning Systems team is presenting face-to-face registered professional learning for teachers looking to enhance online collaborative learning in their school and across school networks.
Workshops will be held in Moree, Queanbeyan, Orange and Armidale. Please see the attached flyer for more details. For further details, please see the flyer below.
On behalf of the primary and secondary Languages teams, I'd like to thank everyone who participated in our consultation, providing feedback for the Department's response to BOSTES.
And I'd personally like to thank the incredible team here for putting it all together.
The BOSTES' consutation continues until 10 April, if you'd still like to provide feedback - you can attend a consultation meeting and respond to their online survey.
07.04.16 Coffs Harbour
Full details, and access to BOSTES online survey, at http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/syllabuses/syllabus-development/languages-development.html
The Department's consultation on the NSW Languages K-10 Draft Framework closes at midnight tonight.
If you haven't yet had your say, please don't forget to fill in the online survey - it takes about 20 minutes.
DoE Teachers are encouraged to join the video conference to be informed of the NSW Languages K-10 Draft Framework released by BOSTES. If you would like to be part of the VC on 14 March 2016 from 3:30-5pm, dial VMR # 600082916.
Make sure you download and read the NSW Languages K-10 Draft Framework from the BOSTES website:
Please complete the online survey by 14 March https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/k10langframeworkconsult
Teachers are encouraged to participate in BOSTES-led consultation opportunities in addition to Departmental consultation. Full details are available on the BOSTES website.
This year marks 100 years of Modern Language Teacher Education at the University of Sydney.
In honour of this historic milestone, the Faculty of Education and Social Work in conjunction with the Modern Language Teachers’ Association of New South Wales (MLTA NSW) will be hosting a cocktail reception.
We would be delighted if you could join us in these celebrations.
The reception will follow the MLTA’s Annual Conference on Friday 18th March. The evening will also see the launch of a commemorative booklet, celebrating our accomplished language teaching alumni throughout the last 100 years.
When: Friday 18 March commencing at 5pm
Where: Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College, 17 Comer St, Burwood (Entry via Neich Parade)
Please register here.
Would you like support from teachers of Languages in your area?
Do you have great teaching ideas to engage students of Languages?
Teachers of Languages are invited to join the Western Region Languages Network.
To join the distribution list, please email Anna Brain at email@example.com
A video conference will be held on 31 March starting at 3.30pm.
To join the video conference on 31 March;
If you have any questions please contact Anna.
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