The Centre for WA History at The University of Western Australia will be holding the second of a series of seminars to assist primary and secondary school teachers with their implementation of the Australian Curriculum: History, in June 2012.
Academics from UWA will present from their areas of specialisation at the following seminars:
‘Investigating the Ancient Past' (suited to Year 7 teachers), presented by Professor Alistair Paterson
Monday 11 June, 3-5pm, Webb Lecture Theatre
‘Australia as a Nation' (Year 6), presented by Associate Professor Jeremy Martens
Tuesday 12 June, 4-6pm, Gentilli Lecture Theatre
‘The Vikings' (Year 8), presented by Dr Shane McLeod
Wednesday 13 June, 4-6pm, Webb Lecture Theatre
'1000 years of Classical Civilisations: The Greco-Roman World' (Year 8), presented by Dr Michael Champion
‘Post-war Migration Experiences' (Year 10), presented by Winthrop Professor Jenny Gregory
Thursday, 14 June, 4-6pm, Webb Lecture Theatre
‘Community and Remembrance' (Year 3), presented by Dr Cindy Lane
Friday, 15 June, 4-6pm, Webb Lecture Theatre
The first round of seminars held in February this year were attended by teachers from primary and high schools; metropolitan and regional areas; and government and independent schools. The feedback received from attendees was overwhelmingly positive.