26 MAY

Introducing Learning Progressions in English for Secondary schools

Brisbane Catholic Education is launching a major new initiative to support teachers and students in accessing the Australian Curriculum - English. Learning Progressions provide a simple but highly effective means of applying and interpreting Achievement Standards enabling students to become assessment capable, visible learners. Learning Progressions put the learning in the hands of the students.

learning Progressions

Tuesday, May 26th, 9:30am-3:30pm

19 Lovedale Street

Wilston, QLD

Who should attend?

All English Academic Coordinators and/or key teachers of Junior English.

This is a combined Brisbane North/South Academic Leaders' (English)professional learning day. The afternoon session will be dedicated to Senior English where Jo Genders(QCAA)will be discussing issues arising from the Panel Chair's Report.

How do I enrol? ilearn: BCE04513

Where can I go to find out more information about Learning Progressions?

See the link below



9.30 Welcome and Prayer

9.35 Delivering Excellence in Learning and Teaching (DELT): Setting the context.

9.55 Sesssion One: Learning Progressions in English

(Kim Summers – EO English; Valda Millar -EO Curriculum)

Learning progressions in English have been developed from the Australian Curriculum and help teachers and students access the key bodies of knowledge and sets of skills within the curriculum using the achievement standards.

Introducing Learning Progressions

Explanation of their construct and their application using the Model of Pedagogy

11.30 Lunch

12.15 Session Two:

How to plan using Learning Progressions at school: practical planning session

1.45 Afternoon tea

2.15 Senior English: Senior assessment

Panel Chair’s report - Jo Genders (QCAA Education Officer for English)to present.

Discussion re: Senior Assessment (assessment design, achievement standards, authentication of student work).

3.20 Future meetings – survey possible ways of working and focus areas