English: Planning with Purpose (Years 7–10)

Learning Focus
Quality Teaching
Start Date
26 Aug, 2021
Enrol by
19 Aug, 2021
Program Description

Would you like to intentionally plan dynamic learning sequences that cater for students’ needs, passions and abilities?

The English Learning Area Planning Guides will support you to manage the Australian Curriculum and design units which have depth, rigour and richness.

The workshop will focus on:

  • unpacking the Achievement Standards to develop quality assessment tasks
  • sparking curiosity with the Possible Questions to Explore
  • connecting with the Australian Curriculum – Big Ideas and Key Understandings
  • embedding the general capabilities and cross curriculum priorities as well as integrating other learning areas where appropriate.

This program will involve two one hour online sessions.

Program Outcomes

As a result of engaging in this program, participants will:

  • know how to use the Learning Area Planning Guides to inform unit level planning and manage the Australian Curriculum to progress learning
  • understand the possibilities of incorporating the three dimensions of the Australian Curriculum
  • create purposeful units
  • collaborate, share and evaluate planning.
Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
Location, Date & Time

This program will involve two one hour online sessions.

The link to the meeting platform will be sent to participants prior to the sessions.

Online – 2:00pm – 3:00pm

  • Thursday 26 August 2021
  • Thursday 9 September 2021