The Guild Past Events 2021
FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE FORUM
Exploring major discoveries and theories in physics, mathematics, biology and chemistry at this year’s combined AIP, TGNSW and RACI meeting
Ever since the Copernicun revolution in the 15th century science has been progressing at an exponential rate. Major discoveries and theories in physics, mathematics, biology and chemistry, have shaped and continue to grow at an exponential rate. The Frontiers of Science forum will have a group of international experts to give brief talks on the latest and future developments in their fields of knowledge.
Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM, Introductions as Chief Scientist of Australia
Professor Judith Dawes, Macquarie University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, MQ Photonics Research Centre – Sensing with nanoparticles and random lasers
Dr Daniel Mansfield, The University of New South Wales, School of Mathematics and Statistics – New Arithmetic from Ancient Mesopotamia
Professor Antoine van Oijen, The University of Wollongong, Director, Molecular Horizons – Microbes, microscopes, and molecules: the molecular machines of life under the magnifying glass
Dr Markus Müllner, The University of Sydney, School of Chemistry – Architects at the nanoscale – how modern polymer chemistry advances technology
12 March 2021
MENTORING VS COACHING OPTIONS CONVERSATIONS IN THE TEACHERS’ GUILD OF NSW
2 March 2021
The course will provide professional discussions and goal-setting as we considered the difference between and the inclusion of mentoring and coaching in the education sector. Providing individuals with a positive environment for mentoring and coaching skills. Hearing from a hiring professional within recruitment and industry you will develop or fine tune your skills to best support classroom discussions. The session provides numerous opportunities for the identification and modification of teaching and communication strategies to address their personal learning based on the professional standards. Interaction during the session and subsequent opportunities allow colleagues to utilised their existing and new networks to build a positive and evolving professional development plan resulting in sustained improvement and personal growth. The session will provide with the opportunity to evaluate and share best practice in teaching strategies and professional knowledge through practice, improvement and reflection.
Denise Archie is a passionate educator from the classroom to the boardroom inspiring others to see the ‘magic’ some call potential within themselves; to create their magnificence in the world. Denise is a leading expert in ‘Culture and Workplace Behaviour Game Changer’. Denise is joint founder and owner of Coaching College, a multiple award-winning company for its Leadership Development Programs, Mentoring and Coaching Programs.
GAMIFY LITERACY, ENGAGEMENT & WELLBEING WEBINAR WITH CAREY FURZE
24 Feb 2021
Improve student’s literacy and Social Emotional learning, using technology-as-a-tool to scaffold fun communication activities with family, peers and community.
Explore how the FamilyBookform online tool facilitates the framework of ‘Universal Design Learning’ to save you time in delivering personalised and differentiated Project Based learning to enrich curriculum-aligned lessons and assessments.
A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR TEACHERS NEW TO INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
9 Feb 2021
Teachers who have never taught in an Independent School before – no matter how experienced they may be – can be confused and challenged by their new environment. They are likely to have encountered new demands on them both from the School and from the parents. They may find the core values of Independent schooling new and different. This program highlights what is different about Independent Schools.
All the presenters in this course are or have been Senior staff members at well-established Independent Schools. They have been trusted by many Independent schools to provide appropriate advice to teachers coming new to the Independent sector. The course affirms the core values of Independent Schools. The course will provide an opportunity for participants to reflect on the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and the role they play in planning for professional development of teachers. It will emphasise the need for teachers to be lifelong learners who participate in professional learning opportunities provided by the Teachers’ Guild of NSW.