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Refresher courses

Approved Refresher Courses are Quality Teaching Council (QTC) Registered Professional Development. Refresher Courses are designed to support the professional learning needs of overseas teachers who are starting teaching in NSW, or teachers returning to teach in NSW after a break of five years or more. 

QTC Registered Professional Development courses reflect high quality professional learning for teachers and are aligned to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. Read the Identifying QTC Registered Professional Development flyer (PDF 159 KB).

A comprehensive program of approved Refresher Courses is listed below.  This list is constantly updated as new providers are endorsed and new courses are registered. 

For attendance information along with further details of each course please contact the provider.

While the following PD providers may offer a range of courses, only those listed below are approved as Refresher Courses.

Sydney Olympic Park Authority

The Koori Classroom Professional Learning Workshop

Modfab

1 Day 3D Printing & CAD: STEM to STREAHMD

Bev Babbage

Get Creative with iPads – Integrating iPads into your CAPA Programs – Primary Focus

Get Creative with iPads – Integrating iPads into your Music Programs – Secondary Focus

An Introduction to Coding with iPads K-6

NSW Teachers Federation 

Improving your Pedagogy with Assessment in English K – 6

Leading a School Choir in primary Schools – As Embedded in the NSW Creative Arts K-6 Syllabus

Leading Aboriginal Education in Your School

Conversations about Text in the Secondary School

Teaching Students with Special Needs in Mainstream Classes

History 7 – 10

Maths 7 – 10

Classroom Management through Effective Teaching

Navigating the NSW Mathematics K-6 Syllabus

Teaching Grammar K-6

Navigating the NSW Mathematics K – 6 Syllabus

Teaching Reading & Writing K – 6

Grammar K – 6

Planning for Successful Learning Maths K - 6

Music K-6 (Partnership with the Association of NSW Regional Conservatoriums)

Classroom Management through Effective Teaching

Lifting Achievement in Years 7-12

History 7-10

History K-6

Planning for Successful Learning Maths K – 6

Grammar K-6

Conversations about Text in the Secondary School

Science K-6 (Partnership with The University of Sydney)

Teaching Writing in Secondary English

Leading Aboriginal Education in Your School

History K – 6

History 7 – 10

Catholic Schools Office, Broken Bay 

2014 - Collaboration in the Digital Classroom

2014 - DBB Online eLearning Essentials

2015 - eLearning Chrome & the NSW Syllabus

2015 Asquith SDD -- Improving Student Wellbeing

2015 eLearning, iPads & the NSW Syllabus K-6

2015 Lake Munmorah SDD -- Seven Steps to Writing Success

2015 Lindfield SDD - Seven Steps to Writing Success

2015 Mental Health First Aid

2015 Pennant Hills SDD -- Literacy Block

2015 Teacher Librarian Networks K-12

2015 Tumbi Umbi SDD -- Planning for Mathematics

2015 Wellbeing PLC

2015 Willoughby SDD -- Differentiation

2015 Writing Workshop for Literacy Leaders K-6

7-12 Creative Arts Teachers KLA Network Forum

7-12 English Teachers KLA Network Forum

7-12 HSIE Teachers' KLA Network Forum

7-12 Maths Teachers KLA Network Forum

7-12 Science Teachers' KLA Network Forum

7-12 Studies of Religion - Marking Day

7-12 TAS Teachers' KLA Network Forum

Education of Gifted/High Ability Students

eLearning Facilitators PLC

EMU Middle Years

Gifted/High Ability Differentiation Workshop

K-12 Language Teachers KLA Network Forum

Literacy for ECT, Casual, P/T & Returning K-6

Literacy PLC

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI)

NVCI Early Career Teachers

PBL New Coach training

Primary Creative Arts Forum

Primary LST PLC

Secondary LST PLC

Secondary Pastoral Care Network Years 10-12

Secondary Pastoral Care Network Years 7-9

VET Coordinators Network

VET Retail Forum

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta 

2014 CEDP ASCIA Anaphylaxis Training

2014/2015 CEDP Provide CPR

2014/2015 CEDP Provide First Aid

2014/2015 CEDP Re:VIVA First Aid and Resuscitation Training

2015 Agriculture Independent Network meetings Term 1

2015 Agriculture Independent Network meetings Term 2

2015 Agriculture Independent Network meetings Term 3

2015 Agriculture Independent Network meetings Term 4

2015 CEDP Catholic Values Across the Curriculum: English 7-10

2015 CEDP Catholic Values Across the Curriculum: English K-6

2015 CEDP Catholic Values Across the Curriculum: History 7-10

2015 CEDP Catholic Values Across the Curriculum: Mathematics K-6

2015 CEDP Catholic Values Across the Curriculum: PDHPE 7-10

2015 CEDP Catholic Values Across the Curriculum: PDHPE K-6

2015 CEDP Catholic Values Across the Curriculum: Science (7-10)

2015 CEDP Catholic Values Across the Curriculum: Science and Technology (K-6)

2015 CEDP classm8 2 cre8 Connections

2015 CEDP classm8 2 cre8 Forms & Spreadsheets

2015 CEDP classm8 2 cre8 Sites

2015 CEDP Classm8: Blogging as pedagogy

2015 CEDP Coding for learning in ES1/S2 classrooms

2015 CEDP Coding for learning in S2-S3 classrooms

2015 CEDP Creating iBooks with iBooks Author

2015 CEDP Digital Artmaking on the iPad

2015 CEDP eBooks for students

2015 CEDP English Stage 6 PLC – SESSION 2

2015 CEDP English Stage 6 PLC – SESSION 3

2015 CEDP English Stage 6 PLC – SESSION 4

2015 CEDP Fire Awareness and Fire Attack

2015 CEDP Introduction to Symphony WorkFlows - Two Day Workshop

2015 CEDP OnGuard ACEProPlus Training - Secondary

2015 CEDP Planning for Students with a Sensory Disability – Disability Provisions (Oral Interpreting)

2015 CEDP Scootle and Improve

2015 CEDP Supporting Secondary English with Ebscohost databases

2015 CEDP Utilising eResources to support the new curriculum

Association of Independent Schools (AIS)

The De Bono Tools: practical tools for developing creative thinking

Designing Assessment to Maximise Achievement and Engagement

Know Thy Impact

Beyond Thinking Routines: considering opportunities for thinking in the classroom

Building Teacher-Student Relationships

Establishing Consistency of Teacher Judgement Protocols

Introduction to Circle Solutions - Relationships, Resilience, Responsibility

Beyond Behaviour Management

#Connect #Collaborate #Conquer: new curriculum across K-6

Inquiry: a toolkit for deep learning

Strategic Assessment for Student Learning

21st Century Skills: critical and creative thinking

Informed Practice to Build Student Learning

The Life Cycle of a Program

Building a Growth Mindset

I Can Learn All By Myself: exploring the flipped classroom online

Creative Bend 'n' Stretch

Principles of Purposeful Programming

Wingaroo: thinking about Dance as a text with Bangarra

Art in the Primary Classroom

Assessing Students' Writing: where to next?

Exploring Asian Perspectives in Quality Literature

ICT as a General Capability what does it mean in English K-2?

Beyond Dreaming Stories: ATSI History and Culture through literature

Using Interactive Whiteboards in English 3-6

Teaching with Quality Literature: enhance, engage, enjoy!

Visual Literacy in K-6 English

Sustainability: cross curriculum priorities through quality literature

Using Interactive Whiteboards in English K-2

Teaching Inference in Stage 2 and 3: implementing English K-6

Writing Imaginative Texts in Stage 2 and 3

Spelling K-6: more than i before e

Literacy Block Time: so little time, so much to do

Teaching Writing Years 1-6

Familiarisation: NSW English Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum K-6

Grammar Online: levels of delicacy

Planning and Programming: NSW English Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum K-6

The Past in our Present: exploring historical inquiry and concepts

Familiarisation: NSW History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum K-6

Reading and Writing History: teaching the grammar of History texts

Planning and Programming: NSW History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum K-6

Will IT blend?

Green Screen on your iPad

3D Design and Printing in the Primary School Classroom

iPads in my Primary Classroom

Fostering Student Engagement: game mechanics and games-based learning

Computational Thinking for Primary Stage 3

ICT as a General Capability - best practice for teachers and students

Next Steps in Games for Learning: prototype, design, play

Computational Thinking for Primary Stage 2

Computational Thinking for Early Stage 1 and Stage 1

iPads For Languages: Level 2

Great Ideas for Languages - it's not all about the technology!

Project Hanyu - Chinese Language Day

Differentiated Learning in Languages Webinar: a collaborative discussion

Games Based Learning in the Languages Classroom

Effective Programming: Languages K-10 Webinar

Differentiated Learning in Languages: General Principles

Gaining the Edge with Geometry

Building Reasoning Through Problem Solving: 3-6

Building Fluency with Strategies in Mathematics

Assessment through Observation and Conversation in Maths

Building Reasoning through Problem Solving: K-2

ICT as a General Capability what does it mean in Mathematics 3-6?

ICT as a General Capability what does it mean in Mathematics K-2?

STEM: a powerful context for learning

12 Tactics of Effective Numeracy Instruction

Familiarisation: NSW Mathematics Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum K-6

Planning and Programming: NSW Mathematics Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum K-6

Obligations in Identifying and Responding to Children and Young People at Risk

Road Aware with Stage 3

Regional and Remote School Mental Health

Deconstructing an IP for Better Outcomes for Students

Best Practice Webinar Series: A School Based Model for Mental Health Support

Analysing NAPLAN Data to Support Planning, Teaching and Learning

Maker Spaces Online Module

Personalised Learning Processes for Aboriginal Students Online Module

Stage 3 Science and Technology Under the Microscope

Contextualising Learning in Science and Technology K-6

Chemical Safety in Primary Schools

Scientific Inquiry and the Design Process in K-6

Planning and Programming: NSW Science and Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum K-6

Stage 2 Science and Technology Under the Microscope

Familiarisation: NSW Science and Technology Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum K-6

Contextualising Teaching and Learning in  Science Webinar

Be H.I.P - Helpful    Informed    Practical

Have You Got IT Right? Making IT Personal

Developing a Mindset for Inclusion

Best Practice Webinar Series: self determination in students with disabilities

Walking the Talk about Wellbeing

Constructive Conversations with Families

Youth Mental Health First Aid

After the Bomb: an introduction

Teaching Modernism in Preliminary English

Romanticism: the prescribed texts

Area of Study: Discovery

Programming Preliminary English

The Great Gatsby and Browning's poetry

Romanticism: an introduction

Imaginative Writing in Extension 1 English

After the Bomb: the prescribed texts

Richard III and Looking for Richard

Nineteen Eighty-Four and Metropolis

Grammar Roolz - Know the Tools!

Area of Study Webinar: The Motorcycle Diaries

Area of Study Webinar: Robert Gray's poetry

Area of Study Webinar: The Tempest

Planning and Programming: NSW English Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 7-10

Area of Study Webinar: Life of Pi

Area of Study Webinar: Go Back to Where You Came From

Area of Study Webinar: Robert Frost's poetry

Familiarisation: NSW English Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 7-10

Teaching the Stage 6 English (ESL) Course: the 2015-2020 Prescriptions

More Great Discoveries: the HSC English (ESL) Area of Study

Discovering the Play Rainbow's End Webinar

Developing Social and Global Literacy

Changing Environmental and Human Geographies

Differentiation in History

Writing History

Maximising Student Performance in HSC Studies of Religion

Inquiry Learning in the Elective History Course

Familiarisation: NSW History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 7-10

Planning and Programming: NSW History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 7-10

Software Design and Development (SDD)

Information Processes and Technology (IPT)

Information and Software Technology (IST)

Screen Play: investigating technology solutions in film in Languages

The Latest in Languages at AISNSW -  New Online Language Resources Webinar

Familiarisation: NSW Mathematics Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 7-10

Planning and Programming: NSW Mathematics Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 7-10

Best Practice in Education - A Drug and Alcohol Focus

Challenging Conversations in PDHPE

7-10 PDHPE Practical 101

Enhancing Engagement through Apps in PDHPE

Creating Cultures of Thinking in PDHPE Classrooms

PDHPE - Health Promotion on the Roads

Exploring Pathways Within The Secondary Syllabuses

Obligations in Identifying and Responding to Children and Young People at Risk Online Module

Promoting Reconciliation through Curriculum

Personalised Learning Processes for Aboriginal Students

Advancing Science by Enhancing Learning in the Laboratory

Using Technology in the Secondary Science Classroom

Planning and Programming: NSW Science Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 7-10

Chemical Safety in Secondary Schools

Familiarisation: NSW Science Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum 7-10

What is Working Well in Wellbeing?

Accreditation at Proficient Teacher K-12

Maker Spaces in School Libraries

TAE40110 Certificate IV Training and Assessment

Business and Financial Services Validation and Network Day

Industry Update for Hospitality Teachers Webinar

Independent Education Union

Pedagogy in the Pub: How NSW Accreditation Works

Pedagogy in the Pub: Dealing with Difficult People

Pedagogy in the Pub: Be Wary, Be Wise

Pedagogy in the Pub: Work Health and Safety (WHS) in the Workplace

Pedagogy in the Pub: An Indigenous Perspective

Pedagogy in the Pub: Off the Premises

Pedagogy in the Pub: Work Hoarse

Pedagogy in the Pub: Anti Social Media