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Economics and Business Educators 2018 Events Calendar

Click here to see the Economics and Business Educators 2018 Events Calendar (as at 16 July 2018).

Economics and Business Educators NSW 2018 NESA Draft Commerce Syllabus Consultation Meeting

Date: Monday 27 August 2018
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Venue: Professional Teachers’ Council NSW, 67 – 73  St. Hilliers Road, Auburn NSW 2144 (Parking available)

The current Commerce syllabus was last revised in 2003. The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) has released a draft Commerce syllabus. The 2018 NESA Draft Commerce Syllabus Consultation Meeting will give you an opportunity to explore the draft Commerce syllabus and have your say. EBE NSW will use this consultation meeting to prepare their submission to NESA with regards to the draft NESA Commerce syllabus.

Refreshments will be provided.

* Teachers from outside the Sydney area can join this meeting online.

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EBE NSW Professional Development Event - Revamping and Resourcing Commerce

Date: Wednesday 5 December 2018
Time:  4.15pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Professional Teachers’ Council NSW, 67 – 73  St. Hilliers Road, Auburn NSW 2144

Does your Commerce program need revamping in order to engage more of your students in the 21st century classroom? Do you need activity based resources which will save you time and inspire your students? Then come along to “Revamping and Resourcing Commerce”.  Participants will gain fresh insights into the Commerce syllabus and will be able to reflect on and improve their Commerce teaching strategies. The course will provide participants with opportunities for collegial discussions and the sharing of ideas and resources.

Participants are asked to email a Commerce learning task or assessment task with marking criteria to admin@ebe.nsw.edu.au by 30 November 2018. These resources  will be collated and  distributed to each participant. Student teachers are not required to email a task.

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Economics, Business Studies and Legal Studies: A teacher professional learning tour of East Coast USA

Dates: 8th – 18th January, 2020 

Academy Travel is delighted to present this outstanding study tour designed specifically for Australian teachers of Economics, Business Studies and Legal Studies. The program has been developed in conjunction with Economics and Business Educators NSW to reflect current teaching content and practice, in line with the relevant syllabuses. The itinerary begins in Washington DC, where teachers will tour key government organisations and significant landmarks. Continuing to New York City, participants will explore the Financial District, international law and order, and the world of commerce. There will of course be free time to enjoy the sights of each city at leisure.

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ASIC's MoneySmart online learning and workshops

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission's (ASIC) MoneySmart online professional development (PD) courses and face-to-face workshops are designed to build your personal financial capability and support you to integrate consumer and financial literacy education into your teaching programs. The PD courses are aligned to Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

PD online courses:

  • Teach MoneySmart: Be MoneySmart
  • Connect MoneySmart: Use MoneySmart
  • Financial Literacy 101
  • Teaching Maths through financial literacy (Primary)
  • Using Knowing Growing Showing
  • Delivering ASIC's Be MoneySmart

PD downloadable workshops (.zip)

  • Workshop 1: Introduction to consumer and financial literacy education for teachers
  • Workshop 2: Exploring consumer and financial literacy education in your classroom
  • Workshop 3: Sharing your experiences of teaching consumer and financial literacy
  • Parent and carer workshop: Teaching kids about money

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TeachMeet NSW

TeachMeets are free, informal, collaborative experiences organised by educators, for educators in order to share ideas and experiences and support each other in our professional growth.

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