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This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au for more details.
Two decades of the most tumultuous and unprecedented period of American history and the dream himself, MLK.
Stages 5 and 6 History teachers.
1.1.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students: Use teaching strategies based on knowledge of students’ physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics to improve student learning,
1.2.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Understand how students learn: Structure teaching programs using research and collegial advice about how students learn,
2.2.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Content selection and organisation: Organise content into coherent, well-sequenced learning and teaching programs,
2.3.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Curriculum, assessment and reporting: Design and implement learning and teaching programs using knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements
Level 2, 99 York St
It is part of the Bowlers Club, with an entrance beside the Club. Take the lift to Level 2. A couple of buildings from the corner of Market Street, on the left-hand side heading towards Circular Quay. Middle of CBD.
5 min. walk from Town Hall Station, through Queen Vic. Building to Market St.
Buses from George or York Streets. Market Street is the closest stop.
Visit Transport NSW to plan your trip.
Available underneath the Club. Entrance Secure Parking 168 Clarence Street (back of building).
COVID-19 Event Information
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Session 1 - Who's Jim Crow?
This session will focus on the historical background and context of segregation and institutionalised racism in the USA. We also examine the development of Black power and identity coupled with the resistance they faced.
Session 2 - Civil rights - aims and challenges
This session will look at the different aims and goals of the civil rights activists and emerging movements. It will also examine the challenges they faced and ongoing entrenched social and cultural attitudes including political obstacles.
Session 3 - Achievements and MLK
This session focuses on the different methods (violent and non-violent) employed by groups and individuals to challenge legal, political , economic and social racial policies and practices. It also looks specifically at MLK and his role in advocating for civil rights, political connections and an evaluation of his impact.
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