History Teachers' Regional Summit - Beechworth - 27 Apr 24

The History Teachers' Regional Summit: Beechworth runs from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 April 2024. This professional learning event is days 2 and 3 of HTAV's three-day History Teachers' Regional Summit in Beechworth. To view the entire Summit program and register for more professional learning, visit: HTAV History Teachers' Regional Summit Full Program - Beechworth.

DAY 1:
Friday 26 April Free Professional Learning Workshop for Practising History Teachers Register here.
DAYS 2 & 3:
Saturday 27 April Conference Day
Sunday 28 April Historical Site Tours
Register below.



Saturday 27 April 2024 – Conference Day
10.00am – 3.45pm (Registration from 9.30am)
Beechworth Memorial Hall, 101 Ford St, Beechworth VIC 3747

Sunday 28 April 2024 – Historical Site Tours
Optional breakfast 8.30am at Moments & Memories Tea Room (at own expense)
Free tours begin from 10.00am, with five different tour and venue options

Registrations close Thursday 18 April 2024
There is limited capacity at the Summit venue, so please book early.

HTAV invites you to the History Teachers' Regional Summit! Take part in a full-day program of conference workshops that were rated highly by Victorian History teachers. Sessions will cover Levels 7–10 and VCE History including literacy, rubrics, assessment and historical thinking.

This will also be an opportunity to explore how you can use the Beechworth Historic Precinct to support your curriculum needs, provide resources and offer students immersive experiences.

Included in the cost of registration are:

  1. Download the workshop and tour descriptors.
  2. Log into the HTAV website to unlock your member rate.
  3. Register.
  4. Bring partners and family, and enjoy the weekend!


PRICING

HTAV members receive member prices when they are logged into the HTAV website. Log in at the top of this page using your personal login details to ensure you receive member prices.

Having trouble logging in or not accessing the member price? Please contact HTAV at membership@htav.asn.au for assistance.

Membership Category Price Discount
Non-HTAV Member $460
HTAV Individual Member $230 50% off
HTAV School Member $299 35% off



PROGRAM

Program Flyer Session Descriptions
and Biographies

SATURDAY 27 APRIL
9.30am REGISTRATION
10.00am WELCOME AND HOUSEKEEPING
10.30am SESSION 1: Please choose one workshop from this session.
1.1 VCE Australian History – Investigations 1 and 3: Billibellary’s Different Courage
Emeritus Professor Richard Broome AM, La Trobe University
VCE
1.2 VCE Revolutions – America: Approaching America
Natalie Shephard, Hume Anglican Grammar School
VCE
1.3 Every Student Can Analyse Visual Sources
Luke Cashman, Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School
LEVELS 7–12
1.4 The Impossible Task: Teaching World War II
Stephen White, Oxley Christian College
LEVELS 9–10
1.5 Historical Thinking: What’s the Research Say?
Ashley Keith Pratt, Southern Cross Grammar
HISTORICAL THINKING SKILLS
11.25am MORNING TEA
12.00pm SESSION 2: Please choose one workshop from this session.
2.1 VCE Ancient History – Ancient Rome: Sulla and other Roman Abominations
Raquel Fenby, Suzanne Cory High School
VCE
2.2 VCE Revolutions – France: Major Causes and Outcomes of the French Revolution
Emeritus Professor Peter McPhee AM, The University of Melbourne
VCE
2.3 VCE Australian History – Power and Resistance: Fight the Power!
Bill Lewis, Haileybury
VCE
2.4 Lighting a Fire – Drawing on the Beauties of the History Discipline to Motivate Students
Dr Deb Hull, HTAV Executive Officer
HISTORICAL THINKING SKILLS
2.5 Diagnose to Differentiate
Ben Lawless, Aitken College, The University of Melbourne and Lawless Learning
ASSESSMENT
1.00pm VCAA ADVISORY SESSION
VCAA Frequently Asked Questions – VCE History and the Victorian Curriculum History

Adam Brodie-McKenzie, Curriculum Manager (History and Civics), Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA)

This overview session will address frequently asked questions about the familiarisation and implementation of the revised Victorian Curriculum – History and VCE History, including designing school-based assessments and the VCE Audit process.
1.20pm BEECHWORTH: HISTORY, BEAUTY AND LEARNING
Burke, Kelly and More! A Rich Excursion Destination


Burke and Wills, Ned Kelly and the Gold Rush are three nationally significant stories with strong connections to Beechworth. With its diverse history, Beechworth offers unique opportunities for learning. For this presentation, Beechworth Visitor Experience and Museums Manager, Jennifer Allan, and Collections Manager, Ashleigh Giffney, will discuss the ways in which the collection, buildings and stories throughout the precinct can connect with History students.
1.50pm NETWORKING LUNCH
2.45pm SESSION 3: Please choose one workshop from this session.
3.1 Teaching Ideas for Including Indigenous Perspectives Levels 7–10
Kara Taylor, Irymple Secondary College
LEVELS 7–10
3.2 VCE Revolutions – Russia: Reactions to the Russian Revolution
Associate Professor Adrian Jones OAM, La Trobe University
VCE
3.3 VCE Empires: A Practical Guide to Selecting which Empires to Offer
Stephanie Murphy, Padua College
VCE
3.4 Familiarising Yourself with the Revised Victorian Curriculum History: F–10
Adam Brodie-McKenzie, Curriculum Manager (History and Civics), Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA)
LEVELS 7–10
3.5 Eclectic Electives and Extraordinary Activities
Preeti Maharaj, Education Consultant
LEVELS 7–10
From 4.30pm FREE SUMMIT DRINKS, DINNER AND ASYLUM GHOST TOUR FOR SUMMIT ATTENDEES

Pre-dinner drinks & canapés hosted by Indigo Shire Council at the Burke Museum

4.30pm | Burke Museum, Loch Street

Summit Dinner*
5.30pm

Mayday Hills Asylum Ghost Tour*
7.00pm | 28 Kurrajong Way
(Limit of 26 people, this bonus event is offered via registration on a first come, first served basis.)


* Partners and families are welcome to join delegates at the Summit dinner and Mayday Hills Asylum Ghost Tour. Please note there will be an additional cost for partners and family members to attend these two events.

SUNDAY 28 APRIL
From 8.30am Breakfast at Moments & Memories Tea Room
10.00am HISTORY SITES AND TOURS (MORNING)
Please select one of the historical site tour experiences below that you would like to attend.
A Courthouse Kelly Trials Experience
Historic Courthouse, Ford Street, Beechworth
B Curator’s Tour of the Burke Museum
Burke Museum, Loch Street, Beechworth
C The Gold Rush Walking Tour
Visitor Information Centre at the Historic Town Hall, Ford Street, Beechworth
D The Old Beechworth Gaol: Rogues, Ratbags and Mongrel Dogs Tour
Old Beechworth Gaol, Beechworth
1.00pm HISTORY SITES AND TOURS (AFTERNOON)
Please select one of the cultural experiences below that you would like to attend.
E Burke Museum Education Program and Street of Shops
Burke Museum, Loch Street, Beechworth
F Courthouse Kelly Trials Experience
Historic Courthouse, Ford Street, Beechworth
G The Ned Kelly Walking Tour
Visitor Information Centre at the Historic Town Hall, Ford Street, Beechworth
H Mayday Hills Asylum Historical Tour
28 Kurrajong Way, Beechworth
(Mayday Hills Asylum history tour charges a discounted entry fee of $25 for delegates and family members - limited to 26 people)

Buildings that will be open for delegates and families to visit on Sunday from 10.15am also include:



Event Location: Beechworth
Registrations Open: 24 Jul 23 9:00 AM
Registrations Close: 18 Apr 24 5:00 PM
Places Available: 44








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