Advanced Teacher Standards
  • 1.2.3 Participants will gain an understanding of best practice in inquiry-based learning for ethical
    understanding.
  • 2.1.3 Participants will be provided with methodologies for engagement and programs for teaching
    theoretical and applied ethics.
  • 2.6.3 Participants will hear about new ITC based methodologies for improving teaching practices
    and engagement.
  • 2.2.3 Participants will gain insights into models of best practice from throughout Australasia and a
    systematic way of teaching ethics throughout the primary and secondary years.
  • 3.4.3 Participants will be provided with a series of new resources for teaching ethics which engage
    student learning.
  • 3.6.3 Participants will hear about a new national program encouraging critical, collaborative and
    creative thinking in ethics including student and teacher feedback.
  • 5.3.3 Participants will receive a range of assessment options used nationally and internationally in
    assessing student performance in the formation of an ethical argument.
  • 6.2.3 Participants will gain access points for doing relevant research and opportunities for program
    development including assistance offered to pre-service teachers for training and assistance.
  • 6.3.3 Participants will be provided with numerous opportunities for improving professional
    knowledge and networking both within the workshop and afterwards through ongoing training
    opportunities.
  • 7.4.3 Participants will hear about the current work being done by there local association and more
    broadly the Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations. (FAPSA)

Lead Teacher Standards
  • 1.5.4 Participants will have the opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of learning and teaching
    and learning across a range of abilities.
  • 2.1.4 Effective, research-based learning and teaching programs will be used to enable participants
    to lead initiatives within their school enabling them to evaluate programs and improve knowledge of
    content and teaching strategies.
  • 2.2.4 Participants will gain comprehensive knowledge of ethics to improve the selection and
    sequencing of content into coherently organised learning and teaching programs.
  • 2.6.4 Participants will be given strategies to support their colleagues as they expand learning
    opportunities and apply an effective ICT based teaching strategy.
  • 3.3.4 Participants will be provided with resources that can be used with colleagues to review,
    modify and expand their repertoire of teaching strategies in problem-solving, and critical and
    creative thinking.
  • 3.5.4 Participants will explore a new model of engagement and achievement which uses verbal and
    nonverbal communication and which incorporates collaborative strategies.
  • 5.4.4 Participants will be provided with a means of measuring student performance using internal
    and external assessment which takes account of ethical understanding. They will also be provided
    with a process of evaluating programs against an ethical understanding audit process.
  • 6.2.4 Participants will be provided with a range of professional learning opportunities, including
    grant opportunities to share with colleagues and some of these are designed to cater for the
    needs of pre-service teachers.
  • 7.4.4 Participants will be invited to take a leadership role in supporting colleague teachers as they
    participate in co-curricular learning opportunities.
UNDERSTANDING ETHICS SEMINARS MAY 2018

AITSL Standards Addressed at this workshop
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