Plan Your Own Enterprise Competition - Entries due 10 September 2021. See below for more information.
   Order your 2021 EBE NSW trial HSC examinations for Economics, Business Studies and Legal Studies now. Order form below.
   Registrations for the 2021 EBE NSW Annual Conference have opened. See below for more information.

Join EBE NSW

To  apply to become a new member of EBE NSW, please visit the EBE NSW Membership Portal here.

Click here for the "Benefits of EBE NSW Membership" flyer.


2022 EBE Annual Conference

Check out the Annual Conference website for the full programme and registration


2022 EBE Trial Examinations - Orders Now Open

Economics and Business Educators (EBE) NSW are pleased to announce orders are now open for the 2022 Trial Examinations for: HSC Business Studies, HSC Economics, and HSC Legal Studies

These Trial Examinations are written by experienced teachers and link directly to the relevant syllabuses. Each paper is then reviewed to ensure the highest quality of assessment. Each Trial Examination purchased also includes detailed marking criteria and suggested answers for each question. Trial Examinations will be emailed to teachers as a PDF copy in the time frame below stipulated below. Teachers will have the ability to modify the Trial Examination how they see fit to meet the needs of their students. Key dates:

  • Orders now open online - Trial Examination Order Site

  • Trial Examinations will be emailed to teachers by Friday July 22, 2022, 3 pm (Term 3, Week 1)

  • Security Period ends Friday August 26, 2022, 3 pm (Term 3, Week 6)

Cost of the 2022 Trial Examinations are:

  • Members - $40 per paper OR all three subjects for $110

  • Non Members - $80 per paper OR all three subjects for $195

You can also purchase past Trial Examinations (2012 - 2021):

  • Members - $10 per paper OR the last 3 years of a subject for $25

  • Non Members - $20 per paper OR the last 3 years of a subject $50

These past Trial Examinations are perfect for revision leading up to the Trial Examinations in 2022 and/or the HSC Examinations itself. There is no security period for these past papers. Past Trial Examinations they will be emailed out within 2 business days, once payment is received.

Expression of Interest (EOI) for Trial Examinations Writers

Trial Examination writers are wanted to write the EBE 2022 Trial HSC Examinations for Business Studies, Economics and Legal Studies. Writers can either write the entire exam or co-write the paper with another teacher. The examination writers will be required to write an original examination, the marking criteria and suggested answers which all need to align to the syllabus. The end product is to be similar to the HSC examination, marking criteria and suggested answers published by NESA. However, a suggested extended response will need to be written (instead of just in dot points). The successful applicant/s will need to liaise with an EBE Director, and will have multiple milestones to complete throughout Term 1 and 2. The successful applicant does not need to be a member of EBE. The desired attributes of the successful applicant will have:

  • Appropriate qualifications and experience as a teacher of HSC students. A minimum of three years recent experience is recommended

  • Superior knowledge of the HSC syllabus

  • The capacity to apply the NESA principles for the development of examinations and marking guidelines.

  • The capacity to work in a team and meet specified deadlines.

Preference will be given to those applicants who have experience writing and/or marking examinations for NESA. Payment will be a fixed amount and will be discussed with the successful applicant. An approximate figure is $1,500 for an entire examination, or part thereof if written by multiple people. Payment will be made once all components are complete and signed off by an EBE Director. Expression of Interests (EOI) are to be completed by Friday March 18, 3:00 pm.HSC Trial Exams - Order Now and Exam Writers Wanted

 



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Plan Your Own Enterprise (PYOE) Competition

We are pleased to announce the Business Educators Australasia’s Plan Your Own Enterprise (PYOE) Competition is running again in 2022.

The competition involves students devising a creative enterprise idea and submitting a 3,500 word business plan, explaining how their great idea could become a profitable business. The plan needs to include the business name, prime function, location, legal structure, staffing requirements, marketing plan, pricing and financial plan. The brochure lists the specific requirements for each section.

The competition promotes a range of skills including organisation and planning, innovation, decision making, research and communication, prioritising and collaborating, reflection and action.

Students can enter one of two divisions within the competition:

  • Division one – Open to individual student entries, submitted by students of any age, attending a registered secondary school.
  • Division two – Group entries (maximum of six students), submitted by students of any age, attending a registered secondary school.

NSW entries are due by Friday September 9, 2022 (Term 3, Week 8).

All submissions need to have the entry form on the front page followed by the business plan itself. These need to be posted to: Nick Ward, Economics and Business Educators NSW (EBE NSW), PO Box 699, LIDCOMBE NSW 1825.

There is no cost to enter the competition.

Once entries are received, these will be shortlisted down to the top ten Division 1 and top five Division 2 entries. These finalists will be invited to the NSW PYOE Award Ceremony in early Term 4. At the ceremony first, second and third will be announced in each division. These place getters will win cash prizes!

The winner from each division from each state and territory in Australia will proceed onto the National Awards Ceremony where the national winners will be announced. National prizes include a $1,500 cash for Division 1, and $1,000 cash for Division 2 (shared amongst the group).

This competition can be incorporated into assessment tasks for both Commerce and/or Business Studies. Below are some support materials for teachers:

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