NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

An overview of national and state-wide testing from early primary to school leavers.

Presented by Marina Laing Senior Project Officer, Special Education, NESA

This workshop will be presented by representatives from the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) who will provide an overview of the role of NESA, particularly in relation to the delivery of national and state testing, including NAPLAN and the new online literacy and numeracy tests for the HSC Minimum Standards. Participants will gain an understanding of the purpose of these tests, how they are administered in NSW, and processes for determining reasonable adjustments for students with disability.


Castle Hill RSL, Phoenix Room, 77 Castle St, Castle Hill


Registration 9.30am

Seminar with question time 10am to 12.00pm

Tuesday 28th August 2018


Free parking at the Club


Seminar Payment Only

$35 Seminar – LDC Member

$70 Seminar – Non LDC member

Seminar & NEW Membership Offer

$68 Seminar entry & NEW Individual membership (until 31 May 2019)

$85 Seminar entry & NEW School membership (until 31 May 2019)
2 registrants @ member rates per Individual Membership (Member + guest)

6 staff @ member rates per School/Organisation Membership

Register online @ www.ldc.org.au OR send completed form with payment to the LDC.

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT must be received by Tuesday 21st August 2018

(Please note: LMBR/ EdConnect payments accepted late)

LDC Term 3 Seminar – NESA


This day long course targeted at Middle School teachers, will examine Structures and Practices that are integral to being an effective LaST. Two of the sessions will concentrate on Literacy and Numeracy Instruction that will maximise the learning opportunities of students with learning difficulties. We will explore:

– Effective teaching of Literacy – classroom and small groups
– Effective Numeracy Instruction
– Putting theory in to practice
– Challenges, Change and Collaboration

Monday 3rd September 2018

8:30am Registration
9:00am Workshop commences
3:15pm Workshop concludes

Professional Teachers’ Council NSW
67-73 St Hilliers Road Auburn NSW 2144

Dr Samantha Hornery, Therapy & Education Manager, Learning Links

Members / $150.00 per participant
Non-members / $225.00 per participant (this also includes a yearly PALS individual membership)

29th August 2018

Click here to Register

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Professional Development in Term 3

Target Audience: Secondary LAST and Classroom Teachers.

Friday August 24 2018

Senior Project Officer, Special Education
Curriculum Standards Directorate
VENUE: PTC NSW Training Rooms, Ground Floor,

Community First CU building
67–73 St Hilliers Rd, Auburn (Entry in Hall St)
The afternoon session will be a collaborative session allowing
participants to work on practical scenarios and networking.