1- and 2-day PD workshops for teachers around Australia
The Academy is running 1- and 2-day in-person professional development workshops for teachers around Australia.
These workshops will explain the key concepts and vocabulary in the Digital Technologies curriculum, point teachers to a wide range of practical activities and resources to support their teaching, and introduce teachers to the DT Challenges, and provide accreditation.
Where and when are the workshops?
Take a look at our events page to find out where and when our Digital Technologies Workshops are held.
Who should attend?
Primary and secondary teachers looking to improve their understanding of the Digital Technologies curriculum;
Teachers and technology leaders seeking resources to support the implementation of the curriculum.
What will the workshop include?
Case studies showcasing existing practice, and school-wide scope & sequence, incorporating Academy resources;
Hands on experiences with free, classroom-ready resources that target the Digital Technologies curriculum;
Introduction to various programming tools available, including visual and text-based programming, and object-oriented approaches;
Deep dive into Blockly and Python programming, covering coding aspects of the Years 5-6 and 7-8 curriculum, focusing on defining and decomposing real-world problems, designing algorithms and implementing programs.
Who runs these workshops?
The workshops are delivered by Academy educators who are developing the DT Challenges. They are a mix of academics, teachers, and specialists in digital technologies.
Is there a cost?
Workshops charge a fee to cover catering costs and trial membership to your local computing professional association. Costs for each workshop are shown separately for each event.
What should I bring?
Bring yourself and a laptop. We'll organise the rest, including lunch and snacks both days, as well as lots of classroom ready resources to take away.
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