New South Wales

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TESEP partners with the Metropolitan South-West Science Teachers’ Association (LAZSTA) to provide accreditation in NSW. Completing each hour of webinar PD will contribute 1 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing Standards 2.1.2, 4.1.2 and 6.2.2. from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Lithgow

November 02, 2022 @ 3:45 PM

This PD is two for one!

  • Critical Minerals- Renewable Energy plus
  • Rocks (and how to use the TESEP rock kit)

Held on site in Lab I 13 (meet at front office), Lithgow High School, 1A Pau St, Lithgow

Wed 2 Nov 2022, 3:45pm - 5:30pm Critical Minerals & Renewable Energy
5:45-6:30pm Rock Stories (& How to Use the TESEP Rock Kit 3D renders, virtual thin sections, Rock Stories, virtual fieldtrip exposures) after supper.

Download the flyer and registration form here (PDF).

Download the flyer and registration form here (WORD).

RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Lithgow

November 03, 2022 @ 3:45 PM

Rocks (Rock Kit Teaching Pack), Natural Hazards & Volcanoes PDs
School: Cooerwull Public School, 319 Main St, Lithgow Meeting Room: Infant Library
Date: Thu 3 Nov 2022, 3:30pm-6:00pm, PD for Primary School teachers (Lithgow)
Fri 4 Nov 7:45am-9:30am, Sat 5 Nov 9am-11am – Fieldtrip (2 sessions) – rock stories of town outcrops with an experienced geologist, (with worksheets with Q&A for later use with students)

Download the flyer and registration form here (PDF).

Download the flyer and registration form here (WORD).

RocksExpo PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet & Field Trip @ Portland

November 04, 2022 @ 7:30 AM

Wet Rocks PD and Field Trip
School: Portland Central School, Wolgan St, Portland NSW
Meeting Room: Staff common room (visiting teachers please check in at front office for directions)
Date: Fri 4 Nov 2022, 7:30am-9:00am, PD Wet Rocks (Primary & Secondary School teachers)
School Facilitator: Leigh McLean
Fieldtrip, Rock Stories, Lithgow, session 2: Sat 5 Nov 9am-11am (stories of the rocks with worksheets with Q&A)

Download the flyer and registration form here (PDF).

Download the flyer and registration form here (WORD).

RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Dubbo

December 10, 2022 @ 9:00 AM

RocksExpo PD topics

  • Rocks (and how to use the TESEP rock kit)
  • Plate Tectonics and the geology of the Central West
  • Critical Minerals

Held on site. Please meet at front office, Dubbo College Senior Campus

10 December, 9am – 4pm (Refreshments will be provided), 11 December, 8am-noon fieldtrip

Download the flyer and registration form here (PDF).

Download the flyer and registration form here (WORD).

RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Cobar

February 14, 2023 @ 3:30 PM

This PD is two for one!

  • Rocks (and how to use the TESEP rock kit)
  • Plate Tectonics

Held on site. Please meet at front office, Cobar High School, Wetherell Cres, Cobar

Tue 14 Feb 2023, 3:30pm - 4:15pm Rocks, supper, 4:30-6:00pm Plate Tectonics

Download the flyer and registration form here (PDF).

Download the flyer and registration form here (WORD).

RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Nyngan

February 15, 2023 @ 3:30 PM

2-PD Rocks (Rock Kit Teaching Pack) & Plate Tectonics
Thu 8 Dec 3:30pm-6:30pm

Fieldtrip 1, Fri 17 Feb 7:30am-8:40am or 3:15-4:30pm (tbc) Quarry guided tour with teacher training/worksheets - rock stories - that could be used for future student fieldtrips) &
Fieldtrip 2, Sat 18 Feb 8:15am-10:30am rock stories, Aeris Tritton mine site (core store) visit

School Facilitator: Principal Kylie Pearce

Download the flyer and registration form here (PDF).

Download the flyer and registration form here (WORD).

RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Nyngan

February 16, 2023 @ 3:30 PM

2-PD Rocks (Rock Kit Teaching Pack) & Plate Tectonics

School: Nyngan High School, 19 Cobar St, Nyngan Meeting Room: sign in at front office

Date: Thu 16 February 2023, 3:30pm – 6:30pm Rocks & Rock Stories (& How to Use the TESEP Rock Kit 3D renders, virtual thin sections, Rock Stories, virtual fieldtrip exposures) & Plate Tectonics
Event Facilitator: Emma Partridge

Download the flyer and registration form here (PDF).

Download the flyer and registration form here (WORD).

RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Nyngan

February 18, 2023 @ 11:15 AM

2-PD Rocks (Rock Kit Teaching Pack) & Plate Tectonics
Thu 8 Dec 3:30pm-6:30pm
School: Nyngan High School, 19 Cobar St, Nyngan Meeting Room: sign in at front office
Date:Sat 18 February 2023, 11:15am – 1:15pm Rocks & Rock Stories (& How to Use the TESEP Rock Kit 3D renders, virtual thin sections, Rock Stories, virtual fieldtrip exposures) & Plate Tectonics
Event Facilitator: Emma Wilson

Download the flyer and registration form here (PDF).

Download the flyer and registration form here (WORD).