Mrs Megan Pursche at Parent information evening 20 january

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Mrs Megan Pursche at Parent information evening 20 january

  1. 1. The Year Ahead... <ul><li>Mrs Megan Pursche </li></ul><ul><li>Director Learning </li></ul>
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  3. 3. What do we do well? <ul><li>Research, Reflection and Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Learning </li></ul><ul><li>A Culture of Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Studies of Religion </li></ul>
  4. 4. Getting the most out of study <ul><li>Working smart not long </li></ul><ul><li>Getting work marked </li></ul><ul><li>Doing night shift </li></ul><ul><li>Distractions </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sample marks sent to the Board of Studies. How does the BOS make sense of these? School 1 School 2 Mary 61 Claire 55 Sue 54 Wendy 54 Alison 50 Rebecca 48 Gail 47 Jane 40 Abigail 94 Tom 88 Abby 87 Jo 87 Tara 82 Rob 80 George 79 Andy 70
  6. 6. <ul><li>They use the only assessment task that everyone does which is the HSC , then moderate each school’s marks </li></ul>
  7. 7. What about practical subjects? ? <ul><li>Practical work is assessed by August </li></ul><ul><li>A body of work can’t be created at the last minute </li></ul><ul><li>BOS marks the final piece of work, teachers mark progress along the way. Make the progress meaningful so that there is not a big discrepancy at the end. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Next 6 Months <ul><li>Lots of assessments in 2 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Getting marks back </li></ul><ul><li>Ranks </li></ul><ul><li>Trial Examination </li></ul>
  9. 9. How can the Careers department help? <ul><li>Careers Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Guest speaker programs </li></ul><ul><li>Interview students and parents </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate latest information </li></ul><ul><li>Provide contacts where possible </li></ul><ul><li>Supply publications </li></ul><ul><li>UAC and TAFE applications </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship applications </li></ul><ul><li>GAP applications </li></ul><ul><li>ACCESS applications </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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