UWA is holding seminars to assist primary and secondary school teachers with their implementation of the Australian Curriculum: History.
The seminars will provide participants with sound topic content knowledge linked to the key inquiry questions and historical skills laid out in the Australian Curriculum: History. The topics will be situated within various levels of the History Curriculum framework.
Seminars are being planned for July/August 2013. Please register your interest below.
Cost is $80.00 per seminar (inclusive of GST).
A resource pack containing suggested readings and primary sources will be provided, enabling participants to further their own content knowledge and effectively translate this knowledge into the classroom.Back to top
There will be no assessment, but teachers will receive a certificate of attendance of the seminar which will count towards the year professional development requirements.
Year 8: Medieval Europe
“Thank you so much. Very informative and interesting. Much appreciated.”
“… a fantastic seminar. Well worth the 3 hour drive to attend.”
“Enormous range and detail of the information. A brilliant overview.”
“Presenter has a passion and great knowledge and so nice to see and some of it rubbed off.”
“Lots of good ideas with strong links.”
“Themes were a great way to approach topic/era. Origins of meanings of words was fascinating.”
“Brightly and enthusiastically presented.”
“Concise information and great ideas for links to topics.”
Year 6: Australia as a Nation
“I am going home with some great resources – thanks.”
Strengths of seminar: “The resource links provided throughout. The knowledge base and passion of lecturer.”
“It gave me ideas of how to cover the material and skills from the curriculum. The websites named were very useful and motivated me to begin research.”
“…open, engaging and enthusiastic. Makes me feel like studying History now!”
“Great overview, … great “goodie” bag of resources and ideas.”
“Fabulous to utilize your university to share knowledge.”
“Fantastic presentation of sources and breaking down the content into chunks.”
“Extremely pleased with the pitching of this, perfect”
Year 7: Investigating the Ancient Past
“Very knowledgeable and yet easy to understand.”
“Extremely relevant and informative.”
“Excellent ideas and resources that can be transferred to the classroom.”
“Passion and breadth of knowledge from presenter.”
“Thank you. Love the linking of the University to what is happening in other sectors of education.”
“Really interesting topic and clearly presented”.
“Extremely knowledgeable presenter… encourages further research”
“Wish it was longer! I loved all of this info so I can excite my class!”
“Fantastic, well done, more please!”
“… fantastic seminar. Looking forward to more – History teachers are “hungry” for such marvelous learning opportunities.”
Year 3: Community and Remembrance
“… great links between curriculum and resources. What a wonderful insight for teachers. A great session. Two hours just flew and you maintained our concentration and interest.”
“Excellent sharing of knowledge.”
“Very knowledgeable and engaging.”
“Gained a better insight to the Australian Curriculum.”
Strengths of seminar: “Diversity of resources given – not only in the handout but also in the presentation. Stimulating.”
“Great resources, thanks!”
“There was lots of information to put into 2 hours”.
“The matrix is very useful, thanks. I like the focus on Indigenous perspectives in Australian History.”
Each seminar is priced at $80 inclusive of GST and includes resource information and refreshments. Venues at UWA will be confirmed in the near future. To register please visit http://www.cwah.uwa.edu.au