Course Description

This is not another PEEL course. 

This is a hands-on workshop delivering proven and practical strategies for improving your senior History students' writing and source analysis skills, and exam techniques. It also offers adaptations for junior students.

NESA Accredited


History/HSIE teachers and coordinators. Beginning teachers.

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:

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


Venue Information


Club York Sydney
Level 2, 99 York St
NSW 2000


Club York 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.

Public Transport

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).

Parking Rates

COVID-19 Event Information

All TTA venues continue to work with advice provided by the NSW Health Department in managing the risks associated with the current COVID-19 situation. While the current risk is low, TTA venues will be taking steps to help provide a safe environment for our courses. There will be increased cleaning and disinfecting of all areas, and venues will be providing ample hand sanitiser pumps. While venues will be taking all the care that they can, we also stress the need for course participants to take responsibility for their own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around them. If you are not feeling well or showing symptoms of COVID-19, please don’t attend this event. Wash your hands regularly. Avoid shaking hands where possible. Practice cough etiquette, coughing into a tissue or your elbow and washing your hands afterwards. Thank you for your understanding.


Lubna Haddad

Lubna Haddad

Lubna is an accredited History and Legal Studies teacher, and considers herself a curriculum and history nerd. She also founded Higher Learning in 2009, which partnered with TTA in 2023. Higher Learning offers high quality face to face professional development courses for teachers in NSW.
br> Lubna was Head of HSIE for ten years, and has marked the HSC and judged and marked the SC. She also presented at the HTAA’s annual conference on Nazi propaganda through film and Leni Riefenstahl.

Lubna has been creating and delivering Modern History courses since 2009, helping and supporting hundreds of teachers to improve their pedagogy, confidence in the classroom and ultimately, their students’ results. Her courses include Power and Authority, Civil Rights in the USA, Conflict in Indochina, Germany as the national study and Leni Riefenstahl. Most recently, she ran the booked-out workshop 'This is NOT Peel – Writing and Source Analysis in History'. Her courses are available online via TTA, and face to face through Higher Learning.

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