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Workshop - Ancient History Session, Tues 6 June - Bankstown, NSW

Developing key historical thinking and writing skills

Overview of the Nature of Ancient History with Pamela Bradley

Addressing Part 1 of the Year 11 Ancient History course, with an introduction to some of the methods and issues involved in investigating the past, along with the process involved in an historical investigation.

Pamela Bradley is a highly experienced teacher of ancient history. She is the author of 13 books on ancient cultures, including seven popular secondary history textbooks, including Ancient Egypt Reconstructing the Past, Ancient Greece: Using Evidence, Ancient Rome: Using evidence, Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum and The Ancient World Transformed: Societies, personalities and historical periods from Egypt, Greece and Rome.

Each delegate will receive one complimentary textbook (either Modern History Transformed Year 11 or The Ancient World Transformed Year 11) for attending. These will be provided upon publication. Limit of 2 per school.

ADDRESS
Bankstown Sports Club
8 Greenfield Parade
Bankstown
NSW 2200
DATE
Tuesday 6th June 2017
TIME
3.30pm Registration/afternoon tea 4.15pm Workshop 5.15pm Questions/prizedraw
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Workshop - Modern History Session - Tues 6 June, Bankstown, NSW

Developing key historical thinking and writing skills

A modern history for the 21st Century with Dr Daryl Le Cornu

In today’s fast-paced world it has never been more important that the students we teach - the citizens of the future - are exposed to a balanced approach to modern history, one that gives them the insight to understand the contemporary world and the inspiration to find a fulfilling role in it.

Deeper learning through critical historical exploration with Christopher Bradbury

Modern History provides teachers and students with the unique opportunity to develop crucial transferable skills such as  critical thinking, effective communication, reasoning, inquiry, argument and problem solving through the process of historical exploration in the study of key events, personalities and thematic studies.

Modern History and current issues of evidence and sites of contestability with Dr Kay Carroll - June 6 workshop only

Current approaches to Modern History include forensic archaeology, site studies and source analysis. These methods provide rich insights into significant events and policies of the past. This session will focus on how historians construct and interpret evidence, looking at Q station, North Head.

Dr Daryl Le Cornu has many years of experience teaching Modern History in NSW high schools, is currently a History Curriculum Lecturer at the ACU and has also been involved in curriculum development in NSW. Daryl completed his PhD thesis on World War I in 2005, he has a passion for contemporary history, United Nations history, geopolitics, global governance and nuclear disarmament.

Christopher Bradbury is currently the Director of Teaching and Learning at The King’s School Parramatta and was previously the Head of History and Legal Studies. Christopher regularly lectures for The School for Excellence, and is the AIS Professional Learning Coordinator, a role for which he has organised a number of History Conferences for the professional development of History teachers in Independent Schools in NSW.

Dr Kay Carroll is a Lecturer in History Education and the Coordinator of the Secondary Teaching Program, Western Sydney University. Her current research and teaching interests are History Curriculum and Pedagogy. She has been a former Vice President of the History Teachers’ Association of NSW (HTANSW) and History Educator for Macquarie University, Australian Catholic University and University of New South Wales.

Each delegate will receive one complimentary textbook (either Modern History Transformed Year 11 or Ancient World Transformed Year 11) for attending. These will be provided upon publication. Limit of 2 per school.

ADDRESS
Bankstown Sports Club
8 Greenfield Parade
Bankstown
NSW 2200
DATE
Tuesday 6th June
TIME
3.30pm Registration/afternoon tea 4.15pm Workshop 5.15pm Questions/prizedraw
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Workshop - Ancient History Session, Tues 13 June, Silverwater, NSW

Developing key historical thinking and writing skills

Overview of the Nature of Ancient History with Pamela Bradley

Addressing Part 1 of the Year 11 Ancient History course, with an introduction to some of the methods and issues involved in investigating the past, along with the process involved in an historical investigation.

Pamela Bradley is a highly experienced teacher of ancient history. She is the author of 13 books on ancient cultures, including seven popular secondary history textbooks, including Ancient Egypt Reconstructing the Past, Ancient Greece: Using Evidence, Ancient Rome: Using evidence, Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum and The Ancient World Transformed: Societies, personalities and historical periods from Egypt, Greece and Rome.

Each delegate will receive one complimentary textbook (either Modern History Transformed Year 11 or The Ancient World Transformed Year 11) for attending. These will be provided upon publication. Limit of 2 per school.

ADDRESS
Waterview Dooleys
Cnr of Clyde St and Silverwater Rd
Silverwater
NSW 2028
DATE
Tuesday 13th June
TIME
3.30pm Registration/afternoon tea 4.15pm Workshop 5.15pm Questions/prizedraw
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Workshop - Modern History Session - Tues 13th June, Silverwater, NSW

Developing key historical thinking and writing skills

A modern history for the 21st Century with Dr Daryl Le Cornu

In today’s fast-paced world it has never been more important that the students we teach - the citizens of the future - are exposed to a balanced approach to modern history, one that gives them the insight to understand the contemporary world and the inspiration to find a fulfilling role in it.

Deeper learning through critical historical exploration with Christopher Bradbury

Modern History provides teachers and students with the unique opportunity to develop crucial transferable skills such as  critical thinking, effective communication, reasoning, inquiry, argument and problem solving through the process of historical exploration in the study of key events, personalities and thematic studies.

Modern History and current issues of evidence and sites of contestability with Dr Kay Carroll - June 6 workshop only

Current approaches to Modern History include forensic archaeology, site studies and source analysis. These methods provide rich insights into significant events and policies of the past. This session will focus on how historians construct and interpret evidence, looking at Q station, North Head.

Dr Daryl Le Cornu has many years of experience teaching Modern History in NSW high schools, is currently a History Curriculum Lecturer at the ACU and has also been involved in curriculum development in NSW. Daryl completed his PhD thesis on World War I in 2005, he has a passion for contemporary history, United Nations history, geopolitics, global governance and nuclear disarmament.

Christopher Bradbury is currently the Director of Teaching and Learning at The King’s School Parramatta and was previously the Head of History and Legal Studies. Christopher regularly lectures for The School for Excellence, and is the AIS Professional Learning Coordinator, a role for which he has organised a number of History Conferences for the professional development of History teachers in Independent Schools in NSW.

Dr Kay Carroll is a Lecturer in History Education and the Coordinator of the Secondary Teaching Program, Western Sydney University. Her current research and teaching interests are History Curriculum and Pedagogy. She has been a former Vice President of the History Teachers’ Association of NSW (HTANSW) and History Educator for Macquarie University, Australian Catholic University and University of New South Wales.

Each delegate will receive one complimentary textbook (either Modern History Transformed Year 11 or Ancient World Transformed Year 11) for attending. These will be provided upon publication. Limit of 2 per school.

ADDRESS
Waterview Dooleys
Cnr Clyde St and Silverwater Rd
Silverwater
NSW 2028
DATE
Tuesday 13th June
TIME
3.30pm Registration/afternoon tea 4.15pm Workshop 5.15pm Questions/prizedraw
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