Course Description

This course is designed to provide a wealth of resources, ideas and texts to enable the teacher to engage and inspire the students to have an interest in literature and the English classroom.

It will also have a focus on how to map forwards and identify key competencies needed for Stage 6. It will also cover skills for developing formative and summative assessments. 

English teaching


This course is ideal for all teachers of high school English within the NSW NESA syllabus.

Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area:  Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.

Via Zoom

This course will run via Zoom. You will be sent the details of how to join this PD the day before the course runs.

$349+ GST - Individual Enrolment

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This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit for more details.



Garry Hol

Garry Hol

An experienced HSC teacher for over 15 years, Garry’s expertise in English has come from a foundational love of literature and learning. He currently lectures HSC students, provides inservice training for teachers and spends large amounts of time attempting to inspire teenagers to engage with literature through teaching English at the Illawarra Christian School on the picturesque South Coast. He also enjoys tripping to the city on occasion and most weekends will find him performing rock and blues music in venues up and down the coast.