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Implementing the Australian Curriculum Humanities and Social Sciences (9.0) in South Australia: Challenges and opportunities

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Join our expert teacher and presenter, Majella Wessel, as she outlines the key features of the new Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) 9.0 and shares a range of practical strategies and resources designed to help set your students up for success in HASS! 

This session will include: 

  • a concise overview of the key changes to the structure and content of the Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences 9.0 Years 7–10 
  • practical tips and advice for implementing the new curriculum, including timetabling four compulsory subjects in Years 7 and 8 in an already crowded curriculum  
  • strategies for closing the knowledge and skills gap and personalising learning for students in mixed-ability classrooms  
  • integrating the histories and cultures of First Nations peoples in HASS subjects 
  • a demonstration of the features and digital resources offered in Oxford’s fully revised and updated edition of Oxford HASS 7–10 Australian Curriculum (including a range of integrated STEAM projects at each year level that enable consistent, hassle-free, cross-curricular learning across maths, science and HASS). 

All workshop attendees will receive ONE complimentary print Student Book (with digital access) of their choice from Oxford’s brand-new series – Oxford HASS 7–10 Australian Curriculum (available from July 2023) as well as a selection of editable teacher planning and assessment support resources.   *Terms and conditions apply.

Dates and times

7th June - Henley Beach
Registrations & afternoon tea | 3:45pm
Workshop | 4:15pm - 5:15pm

8th June - Highgate
Registrations & afternoon tea | 4:00pm
Workshop | 4:30pm - 5:30pm


Meet the author and presenter

Majella Wessel
Head of Humanities, MacGregor State High School 

Majella is a History, Geography and Economics teacher, with over 15 years’ experience. Having taught in both government and non-government schools, she has a passion for developing curriculum and engaging learning experiences for both junior and senior secondary students. Currently the Head of Humanities at MacGregor State High School, she enjoys mentoring beginner teachers and strongly advocates for all the disciplines within the humanities curriculum area

* Complimentary resources will be provided upon publication. Only available to practising secondary school teachers. One complimentary title per attendee, to be distributed at the discretion of OUP Educational Consultants.

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