Oxford University Press invites you to attend a series of free teacher workshops designed to support the implementation of QCE Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology Units 3 & 4 in 2020.

Why should you attend a workshop?



Engage and support any class

Presentations by the Oxford team and expert authors

Free Oxford resources

Free Oxford resources

Afternoon tea provided

Afternoon tea provided

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Session details

Join our expert team of teachers and authors as they outline the key features of the Biology Units 3 & 4 syllabus, and share a range of strategies and resources designed to help set your students up for success in the internal and external assessments.

Each workshop will include:

  • practical tips and advice for maximising student success in the internal and external assessments
  • guidance and advice on how to most effectively conduct a range of practicals from the syllabus
  • a demonstration of the features and resources included in Oxford’s Biology for Queensland: An Australian Perspective 3rd Edition Units 3 & 4 (including an overview of the structure and features of the new student workbooks).

Schedule

Registration and afternoon tea: 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Workshop: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Speakers

Robyn Flexman
Robyn Flexman is an experienced biology teacher who has been Head of Science at Alexandra Hills State High School and Project Officer for the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA). She was involved as a head panellist reviewing the new Biology General Senior Syllabus.

Venues

Wednesday 22 May

Calamvale Community College
11 Hamish Street, Calamvale

Tuesday 28 May

Immanuel Lutheran College
126 Wises Rd, Buderim

Wednesday 29 May

Wavell State High School
Telopia Avenue, Wavell Heights

Thursday 30 May

Coombabah State High School
550 Pine Ridge Road, Coombabah

Please note: we were unable to schedule a Biology workshop in Toowoomba at this time. We are currently exploring the possibility of hosting a Biology workshop in Toowoomba in the near future.

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Register

To register, select the number of places you would like to book at each workshop. For example, select "1" if you are registering yourself only. Then click 'Register'. You will then be asked to enter your details. Once you've registered, you will receive a confirmation email.

If you are unable to view the form, please email us with your details and we will register you.

Session details

Join our expert team of teachers and authors as they outline the key features of the Chemistry Units 3 & 4 syllabus, and share a range of strategies and resources designed to help set your students up for success in the internal and external assessments.

Each workshop will include:

  • practical tips and advice for maximising student success in the internal and external assessments
  • guidance and advice on how to most effectively conduct a range of practicals from the syllabus
  • a demonstration of the features and resources included in Oxford’s Chemistry for Queensland Units 3 & 4 (including an overview of the structure and features of the new student workbooks).

Schedule

Registration and afternoon tea: 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Workshop: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Speakers

Dr Philip Sharpe
Dr Philip Sharpe is a lecturer in the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences at The University of Queensland. He was part of the team that received a 2017 Australian Award for University Teaching and has also received individual recognition for his teaching. He is a member of the Queensland Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Chemical Education group.

Venues

Wednesday 22 May

Calamvale Community College
11 Hamish Street, Calamvale

Tuesday 28 May

Immanuel Lutheran College
126 Wises Rd, Buderim

Wednesday 29 May

Wavell State High School
Telopia Avenue, Wavell Heights

Thursday 30 May

Coombabah State High School
550 Pine Ridge Road, Coombabah

Please note: we were unable to schedule a Chemistry workshop in Toowoomba at this time. We are currently exploring the possibility of hosting a Chemistry workshop in Toowoomba in the near future.

Click to view in Google Maps

Register

To register, select the number of places you would like to book at each workshop. For example, select "1" if you are registering yourself only. Then click 'Register'. You will then be asked to enter your details. Once you've registered, you will receive a confirmation email.

If you are unable to view the form, please email us with your details and we will register you.

Session details

Join our expert team of teachers and authors as they outline the key features of the Physics Units 3 & 4 syllabus, and share a range of strategies and resources designed to help set your students up for success in the internal and external assessments.

Each workshop will include:

  • practical tips and advice for maximising student success in the internal and external assessments
  • guidance and advice on how to most effectively conduct a range of practicals from the syllabus
  • a demonstration of the features and resources included in Oxford’s New Century Physics for Queensland 3rd Edition Units 3 & 4 (including an overview of the structure and features of the new student workbooks).

Schedule

Registration and afternoon tea: 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Workshop: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Speakers

Dr Richard Walding
Dr Richard Walding began his career as a scientist and has extensive experience teaching both Physics and Chemistry, including two decades as Head of Science. Richard is also a research fellow at Griffith University and for the past decade has been researching the history and applications of electromagnetic induction particularly as related to harbour defence. Richard was elected Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Physics and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute for his lifetime contribution to these disciplines. He was also awarded a Peter Doherty Award for work in STEM education. Richard is currently a Science teacher at Moreton Bay College.

Venues

Wednesday 22 May

Calamvale Community College
11 Hamish Street, Calamvale

Thursday 23 May

St Joseph's College
54 James Street, Toowoomba

Tuesday 28 May

Immanuel Lutheran College
126 Wises Rd, Buderim

Wednesday 29 May

Wavell State High School
Telopia Avenue, Wavell Heights

Thursday 30 May

Coombabah State High School
550 Pine Ridge Road, Coombabah

Click to view in Google Maps

Register

To register, select the number of places you would like to book at each workshop. For example, select "1" if you are registering yourself only. Then click 'Register'. You will then be asked to enter your details. Once you've registered, you will receive a confirmation email.

If you are unable to view the form, please email us with your details and we will register you.

Session details

Join our expert team of teachers and authors as they outline the key features of the Psychology Units 3 & 4 syllabus, and share a range of strategies and resources designed to help set your students up for success in the internal and external assessments.

Each workshop will include:

  • practical tips and advice for maximising student success in the internal and external assessments
  • guidance and advice on how to most effectively conduct a range of practicals from the syllabus
  • a demonstration of the features and resources included in Oxford’s Psychology for Queensland Units 3 & 4 (including an overview of the structure and features of the new student workbooks).

Schedule

Registration and afternoon tea: 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Workshop: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Speakers

Lorelle Burton
Lorelle Burton is a Professor of Psychology in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the University of Southern Queensland. She has received multiple national awards, including the 2016 Australian Psychological Society’s Distinguished Contribution to Psychological Education Award. Lorelle has also been involved in providing feedback to the new QCAA Psychology syllabus.

Joey Saunders
Joey Saunders has taught Psychology across VCE and IB extensively and was an expert writing team member in the QCAA Psychology syllabus development. Joey is also part of the external examiners team in both the VCE and IB and has worked in both state and independent schools in her teaching journey. Joey is currently Senior Science Psychology Teacher and Acting head of house at Ipswich Girls Grammar School.

Venues

Wednesday 22 May

Calamvale Community College
11 Hamish Street, Calamvale

Thursday 23 May

St Joseph's College
54 James Street, Toowoomba

Tuesday 28 May

Immanuel Lutheran College
126 Wises Rd, Buderim

Wednesday 29 May

Wavell State High School
Telopia Avenue, Wavell Heights

Thursday 30 May

Coombabah State High School
550 Pine Ridge Road, Coombabah

Click to view in Google Maps

Register

To register, select the number of places you would like to book at each workshop. For example, select "1" if you are registering yourself only. Then click 'Register'. You will then be asked to enter your details. Once you've registered, you will receive a confirmation email.

If you are unable to view the form, please email us with your details and we will register you.