By now, education professionals have begun planning for the new Queensland Senior Geography Syllabus, which officially takes effect from 2019. While Queensland teachers are accustomed to changes in curriculum, managing a transition that is as wholesale as this can be an overwhelming task. That’s why our publisher of the new Jacaranda Senior Geography for Queensland series, Sandra Duncanson, took a moment between proofing maps and cross-checking content to share her expert knowledge of the coming changes to the new Syllabus.
In this definitive teacher’s guide, we explore the over-arching objectives of the new Queensland Senior Geography Syllabus which aims to help students build an understanding of the interconnectedness of ‘space and place’, develop strong geography skills, delve deeply into the factors that affect communities, understand world and humanity’s challenges and generate justified, evidence-based responses for community’s unique needs. This free guide also discusses the changes coming to the assessments, including what teachers need to know about the external and internal assessments.
And with all this change you may be thinking where do I begin? So, to help ensure Queensland geography teachers address the important aspects and main changes in their teaching plans we have provided our 4 top tips on how to address the changes, plus outlined how the new Jacaranda Senior Geography for Queensland series and its complimentary resources can help you navigate these changes.
Download this free teacher’s guide by completing the form below and you will learn:
- A detailed summary of the changes in the new Queensland Senior Geography Syllabus (2019)
- Our top 4 tips on how teachers can implement and address these changes
- How Jacaranda’s new Senior Geography for Queensland series will support teachers through this change
We hope you find this teacher’s guide helpful, and when you finish reading you feel more confident and prepared for the coming changes. If you are planning to use the Jacaranda Senior Geography for Queensland series you can feel reassured – as it not only contains the combined expertise of our passionate author team, it also has been peer-reviewed by a line-up of Queensland geography teachers with significant assessment and teaching experience. With Jacaranda you’re in safe hands!
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