General Description

Nazi and other dictatorships redefined power and authority in the C20th. The day covers programming and content hacks, extensive range of sources and assessment ideas.


The course is designed to cover the now core topic of the new Modern History syllabus.



Essential for new and existing Modern History teachers to deliver the CORE HSC topic with Nazi Germany as the focus study.


Teaching Standards

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,

3.1.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Establish challenging learning goals:   Set explicit, challenging and achievable learning goals for all students,

3.2.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Plan, structure and sequence learning programs:   Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning,

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,

3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources:  Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning,

4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation:   Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities,

5.1.2 Proficient Level - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning - Assess student learning:  Develop, select and use informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies to assess student learning


Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing “Modern History HSC - Core - Power and Authority in the Modern World 1919 - 1946” before 4th February 2022 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 6 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors  2.3.2, 3.1.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 4.1.2, 5.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


Course curriculum

  • 2


    • Peace treaties and consequences

    • Importance of Versailles

    • Resources and Sources

    • Survey Quiz

  • 3

    Rise of dictatorships after World War I

    • Conditions and features of dictatorships

    • Conditions that give rise to dictatorships - seminar

    • Overview of dictatorships

    • Features of dictatorship - seminar

    • Japan's dictatorship

    • Japan's dictatorship - seminar

    • Resources and sources

    • Rise of Dictatorships Quiz

  • 4

    The Nazi Regime to 1939 - Part I

    • Collapse of Weimar democracy and the rise of the Nazi Party

    • Weimar and the Nazis - seminar

    • Teaching with sources - seminar

    • Resources and sources

    • Consolidation of the Nazi Party 1933-34

    • Consolidation and ideology - seminar

    • The Nazi Regime Pt 1 - Quiz

  • 5

    The Nazi Regime to 1939 - Part II

    • Nazi power and authority

    • Role of prominent individuals - seminar

    • Methods of control - seminar

    • Impact of Nazi regime - seminar

    • Opposition to Nazism

    • Opposition to Nazism - seminar

    • Resources and sources

    • Nazi Regime Pt 2 - Quiz

  • 6

    The search for peace and security

    • Germany's ambitions

    • Japan's ambitions

    • League of Nations and United Nations

    • Search for Peace and Security - seminar

    • Resources and Sources

    • Search for peace and security - Quiz

  • 7

    How to...

    • Teaching and Learning

    • Assessment

    • HSC Examination 2019

  • 8

    Additional Resources

    • Resources

  • 9

    Quiz time

    • Power and Authority Revision

  • 10

    Course Feedback

    • Course feedback

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