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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.

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.

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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2019 Department of Computing Teacher Professional Development Courses

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: All

Course Date: 11th & 12th July 2019

Course Time: 1 day (5.5), 2 day (11) hours

Course Mode: F2F

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Literacy

Our professional development courses offer teachers practical step-by-step guidance on how to provide targeted and research-based literacy interventions. Learn from our leading researchers and thinkers in the field.

How to teach multi-morphemic and multi-syllabic word reading and spelling

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Course Date: 01/07/19

Course Time: 6 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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How to make evidence-based decisions about treatments for poor readers

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: All

Course Date: 11/10/19

Course Time: 4 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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Working memory and reading difficulties

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: All

Course Date: 11/10/19

Course Time: 2 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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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.

Supporting Colleagues to Strengthen Education for Sustainability Cross Curriculum Priority K-6

Course Level: Highly Accomplished Teacher (HAT)

Course Stage: Stage 1, 2 & 3

Course Date: Online From 22 July, Face to Face Workshops Monday 5 August & Monday 21 October, Forum 14 November

Course Time: 20 hours

Course Mode: Blended (Face to Face & Online)

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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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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.

Careers Advisors and Teachers Day

Course Level: Proficient

Course Stage: N/A

Course Date: 17/05/19

Course Time: 3.5 hours

Course Mode: F2F

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