Forums, Workshops and Surveys

DRAFT Requirements and Guidelines for the delivery of VET to school students survey

The Years 9 to 12 Project, through the Vocational Learning and Career Education (VLCE) team, is seeking feedback from principals and teachers on the DRAFT Requirements and Guidelines for the delivery of VET to school students.

An online survey is now available to collect stakeholder feedback.

Vocational Learning in Tasmanian Schools Framework survey

The DRAFT Vocational Learning in Tasmanian Schools Framework has been developed by the Years 9 to 12 Project in consultation with stakeholders.

The Framework provides an over-arching direction for vocational learning in Tasmanian Schools and will be supported by requirements and guidelines for each of the four areas: Career Education, Work-Based Learning, VET delivered to school students and apprenticeships and traineeships for school students.

An online survey is now available to collect stakeholder feedback, open until 5pm Friday 24 April 2020.

Years 9 to 12 Curriculum Framework Options Papers on ‘Areas for Consideration’

Stakeholder feedback is being sought on two options papers. The options papers discuss possible ways forward for two key concepts that underpin the Years 9 to 12 Curriculum Framework:

An online stakeholder survey is open until 5pm on Monday 23 March 2020. Survey responses will help to inform final positions on each of these concepts.

The survey questions are also available in PDF format: Modularisation Survey Questions / Multi-level Courses Survey Questions.

A feedback form is also currently available for teachers to provide feedback on the draft Learning Area road maps and proposed list of tranche 1 courses, as discussed at the Teacher Regional Forums 18-24 February and online on 2 March 2020. Please see the Years 11 and 12 Curriculum website, or go straight to the feedback form.

 

Years 9 to 12 Draft Assessment Framework and Draft Teaching and Learning Framework survey

The Years 9 to 12 Curriculum Framework has been approved for implementation. The framework focuses on providing depth and breadth of curriculum opportunities for Tasmanian students.

Education stakeholders are invited to share their thoughts about these frameworks in this online survey.

Where and When – register through Eventbrite

Online participation in all the below sessions is now available. Please register (choosing the online ticket option) through the Eventbrite link below on the date of your choosing, or see the Years 11-12 page to join a session directly.

A specific online-only session is now available on Monday 2 March 2020.

Burnie (NW): 3-5pm, 18 February 2020 – Burnie Arts and Convention Centre Eventbrite

Devonport (NW): 3-5pm, 19 February 2020 – paranaple Centre Eventbrite

Launceston (N): 3-5pm, 20 February 2020 – Door of Hope, Launceston Convention Centre Eventbrite

Hobart 1 (S): 3-5pm, 24 February 2020 – Sustainability Learning Centre Eventbrite

Hobart 2 (S): 3-5pm, 25 February 2020 – Professional Learning Institute (PLI) Eventbrite

Online session: 3-5pm, 2 March 2020 – Online session Eventbrite

Student Voice Forums – register by email

Register to bring a group of students by emailing the Years 9-12 Project team.

with Youth Network of Tasmania (YNOT) and Years 9 to 12 Learning team (Curriculum Leaders and Vocational Learning and Career Education team).

Where and When:

Burnie (NW): 18 February 2020 – Burnie Arts and Convention Centre: 10.30 am to 2.30 pm

Devonport (NW): 19 February 2020 – paranaple Centre: 10.30 am to 2.30 pm

Launceston (N): 20 February 2020 –Launceston Convention Centre: 10.30 am to 2.30 pm

Hobart 1 (S): 24 February 2020 – Sustainability Learning Centre: 10.30 am to 2.30 pm

Hobart 2 (S): 25 February 2020 – Professional Learning Institute (PLI): 10.30 am to 2.30 pm

Years 9 to 12 Student and Teacher Regional Forums

The Years 9 to 12 Project will be holding regional consultation forums for students and teachers, to have input into course development proposals for development through 2020 and 2021 under the Years 9-12 Curriculum Framework.

Teacher Forums

with Years 9 to 12 Learning team (Curriculum Leaders and Vocational Learning and Career Education team)

Curriculum Forum 2:  Learning Area Groups

April 2019, Tailrace Centre Launceston

A follow up day was held on 4 April 2019, for the Learning Area Groups to consider the draft Curriculum Framework. This included an in-depth consideration of the ‘organisers’: Discipline-based Study, Transdisciplinary Projects, Professional Studies, Work-based Learning and Personal Futures.

Learning Area Groups include representatives from the Department of Education, Independent Schools Tasmania, Catholic Education Tasmania, TasTAFE, University of Tasmania and industry.

The forum was held from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm.

Curriculum Forum: Learning Area Groups

23 November 2018 – Launceston

On 23 November, nearly 100 members of Learning Area Groups got together in Launceston to discuss how the draft Curriculum Framework could work for each Learning Area of the Australian Curriculum (Arts, English, Health and Physical Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages and English as an Additional Language, Mathematics, Science, Technologies, Mixed Field).

Learning Area Groups include representatives from the Department of Education, Independent Schools Tasmania, Catholic Education, Tasmania, TasTAFE, University of Tasmania and industry.

The forum was held from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm.

Vocational Education and Training (VET)/Vocational Learning (VL) Forums

October/November 2018 – statewide

Eight VET/VL Forums were held in late October/early November to engage schools, registered training organisations (RTOs), industry and community stakeholders in the development of a vision for VET and VL in Tasmanian schools to 2030.

Over 160 participants from across all sectors joined the Project Team to discuss opportunities to improve the status of VET and VL in schools through increased community involvement and better local partnerships.

Full day forums were held between 10.00 am and 3.30 pm, with half-day sessions running from 12.00 noon to 3.30 pm. You can find more information in the Forum Report.

Curriculum Forums

September 2018 – statewide

Ten Curriculum Forums were held throughout September with teachers and principals from the Department of Education, Independent Schools Tasmania and Catholic Education Tasmania to workshop a draft curriculum framework for Years 9 to 12.

Over 120 participants joined the Project Team to discuss how to make the Years 9 to 12 curriculum more engaging and meaningful to students and thereby improve the attendance, retention, attainment outcomes for Tasmanian students.

Full day forums were held between 10.00 am and 3.30 pm.