Planning for Year 12 English 2008 by lindahy


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                                                                      for Year 12
                                                                      English 2008
2008 sees the introduction into Year 12 of the
new VCE English Study Design, as released by
the VCAA in May 2006, and first introduced into
Year 11 this year.                   Presenter: Ross Huggard
Now that we have seen some of the implications of the new                                      Ross Huggard is currently teaching at Cranbourne Secondary College, where he is Head of
Study Design in our Year 11 English classes, it is timely to                                   Senior School (Head of VCE), but has also had teaching experience within the independent
forward plan in earnest for Units 3 – 4 next year. This workshop                               system at Trinity Grammar School in Kew. He has had considerable experience in
will specifically explore the similarities and significant                                     teaching VCE English from its inception, and has written a number of VCE English texts
                                                                                               including Insight Exam Guide to VCE English 2007; Insight Guide to The Longest Memory;
differences between the existing course and the new Year 12
                                                                                               Insight Guide to The Life of Galileo and film study, Schindler’s List. In addition, he has
course. There will be a particular emphasis on the all-important
                                                                                               co-authored a range of VCE English texts, including the best selling Insight Outcomes
and distinctive new Area of Study 2, ‘Creating and Presenting’,
                                                                                               English Year 12 2007 and was the consulting editor for the new Insight English for Year
and approaches to teaching the set contexts and the writing
                                                                                               11, 2007. He is also the Consultant for the new Insight English for Year 12, 2008. He has
resulting from these, in the classroom. This session will also                                 also written other articles for publication in both the Herald Sun and education journals,
explore media text and ‘set’ text teaching, relevant student skill                             and extensively lectures VCE English students statewide, as well as providing diverse
acquisition and exam preparation. In addition, scheduling of                                   professional development sessions for English teachers.
elements of the new course will be considered. This workshop is                                Ross is a senior VCE English Assessor, with over 20 year’s experience. In 1988-9 he
intended to assist current and prospective teachers of 2008 Year                               was also a member of the former Board of Studies VCE Accreditation Committee for VCE
12 VCE English. Schools may find it timely and most effective to                               English. From 2004-2006, he was a member of the VCAA English Review Committees.
send their entire Year 12 English team, to best facilitate planning                            For 3 years he also was a VCE English Verification Chairperson and he previously
and exploration. The seminar will be highly interactive, with                                  convened a large regional English Network. He is actively involved in the Victorian
                                                                                      —        Association for the Teaching of English.
relevant examples and materials provided. Participants should
bring their own copy of the new VCE English Study Design with                                       Friday 30 November 2007
them to use on the day.                                                                             9.30am – 3.30pm (Registration 9.15am)
NB Early booking is strongly recommended as places are limited.                                     Australian Institute of Management
                                                                                                    181 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

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Planning for Year 12 English 2008                                            Surname
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Friday 30 November 2007
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