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Our courses

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The Academy offers a diverse range of professional development courses enabling teacher and school leaders to learn directly from the experts who are leaders in their fields. Course content is evidence-based and relevant to both the curriculum and challenges faced by educators today.

The Academy offers an ever-increasing range of Highly Accomplished Teacher (HAT) and Proficient Teacher courses designed to meet the rigorous requirements of the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) which also reflect the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. Teachers may use HAT standards to maintain their Proficient teacher accreditation.

Click on course titles for further details and enrolment. To express your interest in courses with dates TBC, or to arrange a professional development session at your school, kindergarten or child care centre please email acpde@mq.edu.au.

Early childhood

Get equipped with innovative and up-to-date research and pedagogical practice that reflects current trends in early childhood education.

3rd Infants and Toddlers Conference

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: Early Stage 1

Course Date: 19th & 20th July 2019

Course Time: 10 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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History

From Ancient History to Modern History, we have a range of professional and pedagogical courses to meet your professional learning needs.

Macquarie Ancient History Teachers Conference

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: 6

Course Date: 6 May 2019

Course Time: 6 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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Venue: Art Gallery of NSW Entrance Court (Grand Court)

Information and Communications Technology

Do you want to up-skill in the area of ICT? We have a range of courses on offer developed in collaboration with multiple discipline experts from across Macquarie University.

Teaching Coding in the Junior Primary School

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: ES1 & 1

Course Date: 01/05/19 to 30/05/19

Course Time: 18 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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What is AI in the modern classroom?

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: All

Course Date: 23/05/19 to 06/06/19

Course Time: 5 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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21st Century Literacies: Supporting Colleagues to Prepare Their Students for a Digital Future

Course Level: HAT

Course Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Course Date: 2019 dates will be set in January

Course Time: 20 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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Cybersafety: How Safe Are Your Students Using ICTs?

Course Level: HAT

Course Stage: All

Course Date: 2019 dates will be set in January

Course Time: 6 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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Mathematics

Reflect on your mathematical thinking and consider the impact of this on your practice of teaching. Look at the range of courses on offer from our subject-based experts.

Modelling the Real World Mathematically for Stage 5 Teachers

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: 5

Course Date: 2019 dates will be set in January

Course Time: 12 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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Mentoring and Reflective Practice

Professional Development courses in mentoring and reflective practice provides teachers with the knowledge, skills and strategies to mentor and support pre-service and early career teachers.

Supporting Early Childhood Colleagues and Pre-Service Teachers in Mentoring Relationship

Course Level: HAT

Course Stage: Early 1, 1

Course Date: 25/03/19 to 20/05/19

Course Time: 12 hours

Course Mode: Online

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Science

Do you want your students to grapple with real scientific problems and ‘do’ science rather than observe science? Look at the range of courses on offer from our pedagogical and subject-based experts.

MyScience: Science Teachers in Communities of Science Practice with Primary Colleagues

Course Level: HAT

Course Stage: 5

Course Date: 26/07/18-11/10/18, 21/09/18-07/12/18

Course Time: 9 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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MyScience: Advancing Primary Teacher's Science Knowledge and Confidence

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: 1, 2, 3

Course Date: 25/07/18-10/10/18, 20/09/18-06/12/18

Course Time: 11 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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Genetic Technologies: Solving Global Challenges

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: 6

Course Date: 08/07/19

Course Time: 10 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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Genetic Technologies: Solving Global Challenges

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: 6

Course Date: 04/11/19

Course Time: 10 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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Teaching Astronomy for Stage 3 Science

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: 3

Course Date: 2019 dates will be set in January

Course Time: 10 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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Teachers Supporting Teachers to Strengthen Science Teaching K-6

Course Level: HAT

Course Stage: 1, 2, 3

Course Date: 2019 dates will be set in January

Course Time: 10 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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Education for Sustainability (EfS@ MQ) - Advancing Primary Teachers’ learning and teaching for the Sustainability CCP

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: 2-3

Course Date: 29/01/19

Course Time: 20 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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Supporting colleagues to strengthen Education for Sustainability Cross Curriculum Priority K-6 (EfS@ MQ)

Course Level: HAT

Course Stage: 1,2,3

Course Date: 31/08/2018

Course Time: 20 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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Student Wellbeing

Schools have a unique and important role to play in supporting children’s and adolescent’s emotional needs. Our courses offer research-based strategies from experts in the field.

Cool Kids Anxiety Program - Training and Accreditation

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: All

Course Date: Ongoing

Course Time: 6+3 hours

Course Mode: F2F, Online, Blended

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Teaching and Learning

From curriculum planning to creative learning, to the use of learning spaces, we have a range of courses to meet your professional learning needs.

Education for Sustainability: Advancing Primary Teacher's Learning and Teaching for the Sustainability Cross Curriculum Priority

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: 2, 3

Course Date: 29/01/19

Course Time: 20 hours

Course Mode: Blended

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Using Educational Data to support learning

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: All

Course Date: 25/03/19 to 21/04/19

Course Time: 10 hours

Course Mode: Online

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Languages

Contemporary, collaborative and practical courses to support teachers in their professional learning journey.

Incorporating Intercultural Language Learning (IcLL) in the New Language Syllabus (online course)

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: All

Course Date: 22/10/18 - 18/11/18

Course Time: 2 hours

Course Mode: Online

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