Workshops for Teaching Academic Writing

TQI Demo Room or Conference Room,
170 Haydon Drive Bruce ACT 2617 
4:00-6:00pm (For All Dates) 

Tue 6 Mar           Workshop 1 Sentences
Tue 13 Mar         Workshop 2 Paragraphs
Tue 20 Mar         Workshop 3 Essays         

Tue 22 May        Workshop 1 Sentences
Tue 29 May        Workshop 2 Paragraphs
Tue 5 June          Workshop 3 Essays

This workshop gives teachers an essential toolkit for teaching academic writing to secondary school students in Years 7-12.

  • Shows how to use the toolkit in the classroom
  • Shows how the toolkit is applied in all subject areas
  • Identifies some of the systemic obstacles that hinder a student’s ability to write critically, clearly and confidently
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Preparing Professional Portfolios for Teacher Accreditation and Higher Level Certification

Location: Canberra, Sydney, regional NSW
Date and Time: TBA

This workshop, usually held at schools, assists teachers to understand and embrace the accreditation process (also called registration).

  • Provides an overview of Australian accreditation of three career stages: Proficient, Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher
  • Shows how to recognise evidence
  • Shows how to compile sets of evidence and annotate these against the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
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Tutorials in Academic Writing for Students

Location: Deakin, Canberra, Sydney, regional NSW
Date: Thur 25 Jan Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm

This course introduces students to the basic elements of writing for academic purposes. It aims to boost confidence and proficiency.

  • Builds mastery of paragraph writing
  • Models three types of essays
  • Shows how to use modality and editing
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