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Implementing the Australian Curriculum Mathematics (9.0) in South Australia: Challenges and opportunities

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Join expert teacher and presenter, Anne Finlay, as she outlines the key features of the new 7–10 Mathematics Curriculum and shares a range of practical strategies and resources designed to help set your students up for success in secondary mathematics! 

This session will include: 

  • a concise overview of the key changes to the structure and content of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics 9.0 Years 7–10 
  • practical tips and advice for planning and implementing the new curriculum successfully 
  • a range of strategies for addressing gaps in student knowledge, correcting common misconceptions, reducing maths anxiety, and offering personalised learning pathways for each student in mixed-ability classrooms 
  • a demonstration of the features and digital resources offered in Oxford’s brand-new series – Oxford Maths 7–10 Australian Curriculum (including a range of fully 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 Maths 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.

Time and dates

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

    Anne Finlay
    Former Head of Mathematics
    St Michael’s College, Adelaide

    Anne’s entered the teaching profession in 1995 as Mathematics and Science at Dripstone High School in Darwin, NT, after a successful career as a technical assistant with the Division of Forest Research and Fuel Geoscience Unit of the CSIRO.

    During her time in Darwin, Anne was a moderator and exam writer for the Northern Territory Department of Education, as well a member of the National Benchmarking panel.

    In 1999, Anne accepted a position as Mathematics teacher at De La Salle College in Ashfield, NSW, and became Head of Mathematics in 2002. During this time, she taught Years 7–12 Mathematics (including Year 12 Extension 1) and was also involved in the NSW Middle-years Numeracy Research Project.

    In 2013, Anne relocated to South Australia to take on a new role as Head of Mathematics at St Michael’s College in Adelaide. In 2023, after 10 years at the College – and having worked as moderator and assessor for Year 12 Essential Maths – Anne retired from teaching.

    In retirement, Anne is enjoying developing new interests and indulging her love of travel.

    * 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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