Professional Learning

Online Communities of Practice

Years 9 to 12 Learning has established a number of Microsoft Teams sites for Teachers’ of Years 11 and 12 students. The intention of these Teams sites is to provide a space that will allow you as Teachers to collaborate and develop a community of practice across sectors, and share resources and ideas with your peers working in similar learning areas.

The content found on these Teams sites is just a starting point, with content increasingly driven by the teaching community, sharing resources that you find most effective in supporting your students learning from home. The following outlines the Teams sites that have been established.

Full list of Teams sites available:

Teams sites for TASC courses include

  • English
  • Health and Physical Education
  • HASS – Economics and Business
  • HASS – Behavioural
  • HASS – Civics and Citizenship
  • HASS – History and Geography
  • Languages
  • Maths – Essential, Workplace, Everyday and Preliminary
  • Maths – General Maths
  • Maths – Specialised and Methods
  • Mixed Field
  • Science – Natural Sciences
  • Science – Physical Sciences
  • Technologies – Agriculture
  • Technologies – Design
  • Technologies – Digital
  • Technologies – Foods
  • The Arts – Dance
  • The Arts – Drama
  • The Arts – Media Arts
  • The Arts – Music
  • The Arts – Visual Arts

Teams sites for VET subjects include

  • Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Studies
  • Applied Fashion, Retail Services, ICT and Business, Creative Arts
  • Automotive and Engineering Pathways
  • Community Services and Health
  • Construction and Furniture
  • Electrotechnology
  • Foundation Skills
  • Hairdressing and Beauty
  • Hospitality / Kitchen Operations
  • Sport, Fitness and Recreation, and Defence
  • Tourism

Accessing these Teams sites

If you are a DoE Teacher, please access join codes and instructions.

If you are a Teacher from the Catholic or Independent sector you need to have an email address associated with a Microsoft Office 365 account. If your school email address is already linked with an Office 365 account, please register. If you don’t have an email address linked to an Office 365 account, please create an account first and then register. More help on MS Teams is available at the Microsoft Education Centre.

 

Online Professional Learning

Years 9 – 12 Learning is co-ordinating professional learning opportunities for Tasmanian teachers who have Year 11 and 12 classes undertaking TASC accredited and VET courses in preparation for learning at home.

The schedule of webinars and meetings allows teachers to access information about teaching and learning to support learning at home in three main areas:

Years 11 and 12 TASC Curriculum Professional Learning – April 6 to 9, 2020

Purpose:

Live drop-in sessions will discuss how Years 11 to 12 teachers are transitioning courses to a learning from home model.

These sessions are an opportunity for teachers to ask questions and to share their practice, ideas, resources and challenges.

Outcomes:

During this session the Curriculum Leader will:

  • Give an introduction to the online collaborative space and processes for contributing to the shared resource materials and professional support network
  • Facilitate a conversation on ways teachers can collaborate, network and work together to support their teams and share initiatives
  • Identify, explore and consider issues associated with TASC course requirements.

Questions to be discussed may include:

  • What are your immediate concerns?
  • What are the big issues you see if/when/as the situation continues?
  • How can I help as your Curriculum Leader?

Years 11 and 12 VET Curriculum – April 2 to 6, 2020

Outcome:

Professional learning to develop a clear and immediate plan for how to restructure and reprioritise training and assessment activities considering the shared availability of resources for students.

This session will cover:

  • ASQA advice
  • COVID19 information flow for VET teachers
  • Microsoft Teams industry area set up
  • ‘Using Canvas Assessment for VET Courses’ – canvas course with how to instructions
  • What next term’s planning looks like for you?
  • What gaps do people have?
  • How can you support each other?
  • What else do you need?

Using Canvas and Office365 to support learning from home

Outcome:

  • Develop understanding and/skills in the use of Canvas and Office365 to support learning from home.

Access to these live webinars and recordings will be through the Years 11 and 12 website Professional Learning Page. 

DoE staff can access further information relating to DoE schools and PL on the TLC website 

 

Schedule

Tuesday 31st March

11:00 – 11:30Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) Join Here 

12.00 – 12.30Getting to Know Office 365 (beginners) Join Here 

12.30 – 1.00pmGetting to Know Office 365 (beginners) Join Here 

12.30 – 1.00pmSetting up a class notebook in OneNote (beginners) Join Here 

2pm – 2.30pmDiving Deeper With Canvas – Adding content to your course Join Here 

Wednesday 1st April

11:00 – 11:30Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) Join Live Event Here

11:30 – 12:00Canvas Commons - Sharing resources, Importing learning resources Join Live Event Here 

12:00 – 12:30Office365Managing emails, Providing feedback in OneNoteJoin Here 

12:30 – 1:00Office365 - Sharing resources through Teams Join Here 

2pm – 2:30Canvas Communicating teaching and learning with students – Discussions Join Live Event Here 

2:30pm – 3pm – Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) Join Live Event Here

Thursday 2nd April

9:00 – 10:00Electrotechnology VET Professional Learning Community Join Here 

10:30 – 11:30Automotive and Engineering Pathways  VET Professional Learning Community Join Here 

11:00 – 11:30Canvas Communicating teaching and learning with students – Assignments Join Live Event Here 

11:30 – 12:00Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) Join Live Event Here 

12:00 – 12:30Getting to Know Office 365 (beginners) Join Here 

12:30 – 1:00pmUsing Teams for collaborative planning Join Here 

12:30 – 1:30pmConstruction and Furniture  VET Professional Learning Community Join Here 

2pm – 2:30Canvas Communicating teaching and learning with students – Discussions Join Live Event Here 

2pm – 3pmAgriculture, Horticulture and Animal Studies VET Professional Learning Community Join Here 

2:30pm – 3pmGetting Started With Canvas (beginners) Join Live Event Here 

Friday 3rd April

9:00 – 10:00Foundation Skills VET Professional Learning Community Join Here 

10:30 – 11:30Hairdressing and Beauty VET Professional Learning Community Join Here 

11:00 – 11:30Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) Join Live Event Here 

11:30 – 12:00CanvasCollecting evidence of learning and giving feedback – assignments Join Live Event Here 

12:00 – 12:30Office365Collecting evidence of learning and giving feedback – assignments Join Here 

12:00 – 1pmSport, Fitness and Recreation, and Defence VET Professional Learning Community Join Here 

2pm – 2:30Getting Started with Canvas (beginners) Join Live Event Here 

2pm – 3pmHospitality VET Professional Learning Community Join Here 

Mon 6th April

9:30am – 10:00am – Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) Join Here

9:30am – 10:30am – Tourism VET Professional Learning Community Join Here

10:00am – 10:30am – Getting to Know Office 365 (beginners)  Join Here

11:00am – 11:30am – Diving Deeper With Canvas  Join Here

11:00am – 12:00pm – Community Services and Health VET Professional Learning Community Join Here

12:00pm – 12:30pm – Setting up a class notebook in OneNote (beginners) Join Here

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Applied Fashion, Retail Services, ICT and Business, Creative Arts VET Professional Learning Community Join Here

2:00pm – 2:30pm – 11/12 Mathematics – Workplace, Essential, Everyday and Preliminary Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 The Natural Sciences Join Here

2:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Design Technologies – (drop-in session) Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 Languages Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 The Arts and Learning from home Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 English Applied Join Here

2:30pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 HPE Team Leaders Join Here

3:00pm – 3:30pm – 11/12 HPE Sport courses Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 The Physical Sciences Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 The Arts – Drama Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Essential Skills Reading and Writing Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 HASS Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Mathematics Methods 3&4, Mathematics Specialised Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Mixed Field – Career and work related courses   Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 HPE Outdoor courses Join Here

Tues 7th April

9:00am – 9:30am – Canvas Communicating teaching and learning with students – Quizzes Join Here

9:30am – 10:00am – Office365 – Managing emails  Providing feedback in OneNote  Join Here

10:00am – 10:30am – Getting Started with Canvas (beginners) Join Here

10:30am – 11:00am – Canvas Commons - Sharing resources  Importing learning resources  Blueprint   Join Here

11:00am – 11:30am – Office365  – Sharing resources through Teams  Join Here

2:00pm – 2:30pm – 11/12 HPE Health courses Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 The Natural Sciences Join Here

2:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Digital Technologies – (drop-in session) Join Here

2:00pm – 2:30pm – 11/12 Languages Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 English Foundations Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 The Arts and Learning from home Join Here

2:30pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 HPE Recreation courses Join Here

3:00pm – 3:30pm – 11/12 HPE Sport courses (repeat session) Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 The Physical Sciences Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 HASS Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 The Arts- Dance and Media Arts Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 English as an Additional Language or Dialect Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 HPE Outdoor courses (repeat session) Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Mixed Field – other courses    Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 General Mathematics 2&3 Join Here

Wed 8th April

9:30am – 10:00am – Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) – Embeddables Join Here

10:00am – 10:30am – Canvas Communicating teaching and learning with students  – Marks and DoE Markbook  Join Here

10:00am – 10:30am – Getting to Know Office 365 (beginners) Join Here

11:30am – 12:00pm – Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) – Collaborations Join Here

1:00pm – 1:30pm – Canvas Communicating teaching and learning with students – Conferences & Course Analytics Join Here

1:30pm – 2:00pm – Getting to Know Office 365 (beginners) Join Here

2:00pm – 2:30pm – 11/12 Languages Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 The Natural Sciences Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 The Arts and Learning from home Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 Foods – (drop-in session) Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 English Level 3 Join Here

2:30pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 Mathematics (drop-in session) Join Here

2:30pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 HPE Health courses (repeat session) Join Here

3:00pm – 3:30pm – 11/12 HPE Recreation courses (repeat session) Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Agriculture – (drop-in session) Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 The Physical Sciences Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 The Arts – Music and Visual Arts Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 HASS Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 English Literature Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Mixed Field – Career and work related courses   Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 HPE General – (drop-in session) Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – Learning Online   Join Here

Thurs 9th April

9:30am – 10:00am – Office365 Collecting evidence of learning and giving feedback – assignments Join Here

10:00am – 10:30am – Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) – Embeddables Join Here

12:00pm – 12:30pm – Office365 – Collecting evidence of learning and giving feedback – assignments Join Here

1:30pm – 2:00pm – Getting Started With Canvas (beginners) – Collaborations  Join Here

2:00pm – 2:30pm – Canvas Collecting evidence of learning and giving feedback – assignments using quizzes Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 The Natural Sciences Join Here

2:00pm   – 3:00pm – 11/12 The Arts and Learning from Home Join Here

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 Preliminary English and Practical English Join Here

2:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Technologies (any course) – (drop-in session) Join Here

2:30pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 HPE – General – (drop-in session) Join Here

2:30pm – 3:00pm – 11/12 Languages Join Here

3:00pm – 3:30pm – 11/12 HPE Team Leaders Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 HASS Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 The Physical Sciences Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 The Arts – Q and A- All five art forms Join Here

3:00pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 English Writing Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Mixed Field – other courses   Join Here

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 11/12 Mathematics (drop-in session) Join Here