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Twilight PD - Tuesday, 15th April

3.15 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.

Lecture Theatre - H Block


  • understand the PSSC literacy strategies to be implemented in Term 2
  • explore the various phases of design thinking
  • make links between design thinking and each KLA
  • understand the implications of literacy + design thinking for teaching and learning

Twilight Program Outline:

3.15 p.m. Afternoon tea + twilight session outline

3.30 p.m. Whole-school Literacy - what are the 'Super 7' Strategies for Term 2?

5.00 p.m. Design Thinking - what is it and how has PSSC interpreted it?

5.15 p.m. How might we..? - staff collaborate to embed literacy/design thinking in planning

5.30 p.m. Finish

Please bring the readings and your sense of fun!



  1. Pimpama State Secondary College Genre Guide - pdf
  2. Design Thinking - dSchool (Stanford University) - website
  3. Your school, your future (starring a certain HOD) - Design Minds/State Library of QLD - exemplar unit
  4. Literacy Continuum - ACARA
  5. Literacy Indicators - QSA
Design Thinking in Educational Administration Courses
ITM 19: If You Build It, They Will Learn

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