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    Preparing for the 2024 HSC Investigating Science Exam (20/6)


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    Event description

    This NESA ACCREDITED interactive workshop contains brand new resources for Investigating Science teachers, helping them to analyse the 2023 exam and best prepare their students for the 2024 HSC. Also, all attendees will receive our bespoke RAP Analysis Spreadsheet upon registration to use for their own exam analysis meetings at school.

    In this workshop, teachers will:

    • leverage 2023 RAP Analyses to benefit Investigating Science teaching and learning
    • scrutinise the 2023 exam for emerging themes and commonplace mistakes by students
    • translate the language within questions into IS knowledge and understanding 
    • pilot mark brand new bespoke questions and sample answers
    • unpack and attempt a brand new 7-9 mark question
    • identify strategies for cross-module questions
    • collaboratively develop an exam-style question with marking criteria and exemplar answer

    All teachers will walk away with a variety of resources to assist their students in their forthcoming exams.


    NESA Accreditation

    Completing Preparing for the HSC Investigating Science Exam will contribute 5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework addressing standard descriptors 1.1.2 and 2.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.​

    Feedback from Previous Courses

    "I really valued writing questions (with another teacher), gives a very different insight to the course. There were also a lot of very practical tips and amazing resources shared."

    Workshop Delivered by Bill Matchett

    Bill Matchett has worked as a Science Teacher in South West Sydney since 1995, starting at Elizabeth Macarthur HS before moving to Westfields Sports HS as Head of Science. He is currently Head of Science at Macquarie Fields HS. Bill is working with LMC developing networks for science teachers. He is an experienced HSC marker, and senior HSC marker, and has written text resources for Nelson Cengage, including the Investigating Science in Focus series.


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