This Textile Technology Professional Development Course will provide you with the pedagogical content knowledge and skills required to teach Years 7-10 Textile Technology classes. This 4-day intensive workshop will inspire and (re)invigorate your passion for textiles through fun and engaging hands-on learning experiences where basic skills and the latest developments in textile technology are explored. This experience will provide an uplifting and contemporary perspective of home economics and textiles education. Regardless of your textiles experience, your daily activities can be negotiated to either “teach you the basics” or extend you to mastery. During the 4 days, you will be assessed on your knowledge and understanding of processes and procedures as you develop a creative portfolio of textile samplers. An expert tutor will introduce you to a variety of tools and equipment used in a typical textiles classroom while also providing important risk management and workplace health and safety strategies to ensure safe and efficient classrooms.
This 4-day workshop includes:
Resources provided for participants:
Many of the resources required will be supplied for participants; however, additional items will need to be sourced prior to attendance. On registration and payment, you will receive an Information Kit that will outline tasks that need to be completed prior to attendance and resources that need to be gathered and brought to the workshop.
Dates, times and venue information:
For dates, times and venue information, please access the Professional Development Short Course by visiting our Learning Management Site: Be Different
This Professional Development Short Course is held every year during the June/July Education Queensland school holidays.
Venue options (Rockhampton and/or Brisbane) will be determined by student enrolment numbers.
Teacher in an Australian school who needs to upskill in the discipline.
Clothing requirement: Wear covered non-slip footwear and suitable protective clothing.
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Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Undertaking this Professional Development Short Course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the Professional Development Short Course, students will be awarded a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours Certificate of Completion.
Study Mode Definitions
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
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Professional Development Short Course is 24 hours.