Course Description

This course offers a practical guide for teachers on how to engage students in Legal Studies. It has particular relevance for those new to the subject and provides ideas, inspiration and resources that can easily be applied in the classroom. Participants gain insights into the syllabus (especially future examination directions under the new syllabus) as well as programming ideas and teaching strategies. The course also offers opportunities for collegial discussion and sharing of ideas and strategies for effective classroom practice. Teachers attending will have access to a range of resources that provide ongoing inspiration for your students.

Audience

Teachers new to Legal Studies and/or wanting to develop resources / skills

Teaching Standards

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies: Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking.

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

Completing Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies will contribute 4 hours of NSW Education Standards Education Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and Assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework, addressing standard descriptors 3.5.3 from the Australia Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome To Legal Studies

    • Welcome to Inspiration in Teaching Legal Studies from Neil Kusi-Appuah

  • 2

    Legal Studies Resources

    • Legal Studies Resources

  • 3

    Module 1: Legal Studies Syllabus

    • Legal Studies Syllabus

    • Reflection

  • 4

    Module 2: Basic Legal Concepts

    • Basic Legal Concepts

    • Reflection

  • 5

    Module 3: Sources of Law

    • Sources of Law

    • Reflection

  • 6

    Module 4: The Law in Practice

    • The Law in Practice

    • Reflection

  • 7

    Module 5: Preliminary Assessment

    • Preliminary Assessment

    • Reflection

  • 8

    Module 6: HSC - The Syllabus

    • HSC - The Syllabus

    • Reflection

  • 9

    Module 7: HSC - Crime

    • HSC - Crime

    • Reflection

  • 10

    Module 8: HSC - Human Rights Part 1

    • HSC - Human Rights

    • Reflection

  • 11

    Module 9: HSC - Human Rights Part 2

    • HSC - Human Rights Part 2

    • Reflection

  • 12

    Module 10: Strategies for Success

    • Strategies for Success

    • Reflection

  • 13

    Module 11: Quality is Vital

    • Quality is Vital

    • Reflection

  • 14

    Module 12: Resources

    • Resources

  • 15

    If You Have Questions

    • Correspondence and Clarification

  • 16

    Course Feedback

    • Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback

Presenter

Neil Kusi-Appuah

Neil Kusi-Appuah

Neil has degrees in (Science) Psychology and Economics, a Diploma of Education and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. He is currently Head Teacher Social Science at Five Islands Secondary College and works as a Masters of Education HSIE methods lecturer for Wollongong University. He has extensive experience as a HSC marker in Business Studies and Society and Culture as well as serving as SOM and Senior Marker in Legal Studies, was a member of the Legal Studies syllabus writing team, runs HSC student lectures teacher seminars and has authored Preliminary and HSC texts.

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