BSSS Workshops


2022 Professional Learning Dates and Information

BSSS Professional Development Opportunities 2022 Overview (138 kb)

The following BSSS workshops are now available for senior secondary teachers:


Quality Assessment Guidelines

This workshop explores the BSSS Quality Assessment Guidelines and gives an overview of all the criteria. Opportunities will be given for teachers to critique assessment tasks and reflect on how they design assessment tasks.

Date: Monday 9 May 2022

Venue: Online - Microsoft Teams.

Registration closes Thursday 5 May: https://forms.office.com/r/iNcyQJH7f7


TQI logo Curriculum Planning: The Humanities and Social Sciences

This workshop is targeted at HASS teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the Framework and consider their own practice and that of others.

Date: Monday 16 May 2022

Venue: Online - Microsoft Teams.

Registration closes Thursday 12 May: https://forms.gle/89qVaTA2zjgdkfJF8


TQI logo Writing Programs of Learning

This workshop explores the relationship between frameworks, courses, and programs of learning. By unpacking the language of curriculum, teachers will be guided through the curriculum writing process so they can develop powerful, engaging programs of learning. It is suitable for all senior secondary teachers.

Date: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Venue: Online - Microsoft Teams.

Registration closes Friday 3 June: https://forms.gle/1JWfWszfbSJLxomV8


School Based Moderation and Meshing

This workshop will look at school internal moderation and meshing processes, and how to develop and document these for robust, transparent, and valid assessment item and unit scores.

Date: Monday 27 June 2022

Venue: Online - Microsoft Teams.

Registration closes Thursday 23 June: https://forms.gle/K13g68kdhKsauAzW8


TQI logo Writing Rubrics (Online Course)

Teachers work through 3 activities evaluating rubrics and get access to the Rubrics Handbook which outlines Professor Griffin’s rubric criteria and gives examples. The third activity is focused on writing rubrics for the relevant subject area. This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/view/bsssrubriconline-course


Writing a Program of Learning (Online Course)

Teachers work through 5 activities which focus on curriculum and how this is enacted in the classroom. The final activity is focused on writing a program of learning for the relevant subject area. This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/view/programs-of-learning/home


Curriculum Planning: The Arts Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at Arts teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the relationship between framework and courses. Teachers will have the opportunity to consider their practice and analyse the practice of others.

This course can be accessed here:https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/english-curriculum-planning-wo/home


Curriculum Planning: The Commerce Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at Commerce teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the relationship between framework and courses. Teachers will have the opportunity to consider their practice and analyse the practice of others.

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/commerce-curriculum-planning-w/home


Curriculum Planning: The New English Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at English teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the new Framework and the changes this brings with it. Teachers will consider their own practice and that of others.

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/englishcurriculumplanningworks/home


Curriculum Planning: The Humanities and Social Sciences Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at HASS teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the new Framework and the changes this brings with it. Teachers will consider their own practice and that of others.

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/humanitiesandsocialsciencescur/home


Curriculum Planning: The Health, Outdoor and Physical Education Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at H.O.P.E teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the relationship between framework and courses. Teachers will have the opportunity to consider their practice and analyse the practice of others.

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/health-outdoor-and-physical-ed/home


Curriculum Planning: The Industry and Services Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at HASS teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the new Framework and the changes this brings with it. Teachers will consider their own practice and that of others.

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/indust-and-serv-curriculum/home


Curriculum Planning: The Languages Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at language teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the relationship between framework and courses. Teachers will have the opportunity to consider their practice and analyse the practice of others.

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/languages-curriculum-planning-/home


Curriculum Planning: The New Mathematics Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at Mathematics teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the new Framework and the changes this brings with it. Teachers will consider their own practice and that of others.

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/mathematicscurriculumplanningw/home


Curriculum Planning: The New Science Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at Science teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the new Framework and the changes this brings with it. Teachers will consider their own practice and that of others.

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/science-curriculum-planning-wo/home


Curriculum Planning: The Technologies Framework (Online Course)

This online workshop is targeted at HASS teachers. It will allow teachers to reflect on the new Framework and the changes this brings with it. Teachers will consider their own practice and that of others.

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/technologiescurriculumplanning/home


Teaching Problem Solving

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/teachingproblemsolving/home


Differentiating in Assessment

This course can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ed.act.edu.au/curriculum-coordinators-differ/home