iTE organises events throughout the year with the goal of providing professional development and networking opportunities for our members.
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A TWO DAY Professional Development event HOT will run at Macquarie Fields HS on the 25th & 26th May.
Hands On Tech (HOT) are two day immersive sessions that allow you to learn new techniques with experts, required materials and equipment.
2. Turning small objects on a timber lathe & General lathe sharpening techniques - 5 person capacity - $450
Turning small objects on a lathe in a woodwork classroom including Pens, (Wooden and resin pen kits) Rings, (Wooden and Metal core) bottle stoppers and small spindle turning, honey dippers etc. Making resin blanks and using resin in your projects. This course will also look at General lathe sharpening techniques.
3. Timber for stage 4 - 12 person capacity - $350
Make timber projects suitable for Stage 4. Learn simple joint making and troubleshoot where your students may experience difficulty. Learn how to make the projects from a student’s perspective.
4. Art Metal Work - Stage 4 and 5 - 6 person capacity - $500
This course is intended for those who have never done silver jewellery before and are looking to introduce it as a stage 4 option in Technology (mandatory). You will learn how to make a plain silver ring, a twisted ring and a pendant in sterling silver. This is taught from metalworking principles and can be taught in a metalwork room with quite basic tools.
5. Etextiles - 20 person capacity - $400
This is a STEM course designed to help the absolute beginner get going with e-Textiles. Teachers will be introduced to the basic concepts of electronics and how to apply them to textile based design projects (e-Textiles).
6. Skilling You for Metal Technology – Stage 5 - 6 person capacity - $450
This course is designed to develop the correct skills to teach Metal Technology Projects to be completed: Knurled Centre Punch & Hacksaw (Full Size)
*Saturday (4 sessions of 80 minutes each)
1. Hands-on databases: design a Relational Database using MS Access (80’)a. Importing data from Excel spreadsheets
2. Hands-on Animations using Animate CC (80’)
8. Take your laser to the next level - 20 person capacity - $350
With the increasing popularity of laser cutters in schools, teachers are regularly asking for advice on optimising or maximising their usage. Are jobs taking too long, are there too many jobs or maybe your laser underutilised? Rob will provide practical, best practice processes that will reduce bottlenecks and encourage more efficient use of the laser in the your classroom.
9. River pour: Playing with Recycled Timber and More - 20 person capacity - $500
Have you always wanted to know the Tips & Tricks of doing River Pours? How to get rid of those pesky air bubbles in Pour on finishes? Or how to achieve great finishes using recycled timber? What products and requirements for internal and external conditions? This workshop will give you all the Tips & Tricks and correct products to do River Pours and more. By doing your own projects you will be loaded up with heaps of techniques for working with recycled and new timber for making unique woodwork projects. You will gain Tips & Tricks on how to take very ordinary pieces of timber from fence palings to slab timber and turn them into one off masterpieces. The plan is for you to bring manageable pieces of 2nd hand timber with you to play with over the two days. We will do the pouring / Epoxy coating on Saturday and finishing on Sunday.
10. Puppet making. Puppets for TAS - 15 person capacity - $350
12. Build an Arduino Soil Moisture Detector - 15 person capacity - $450
Note: Participants will need to supply a laptop.
13. Digital and Control Technologies - an introduction to IoT/M2M - 20 person capacity - $600
This workshop is an easy introduction to IOT/M2M Control Technologies. It addresses some Outcomes from the Digital Technologies, Engineered Systems and Materials Technologies Contexts of the new Technology Mandatory syllabus while learning to code a microprocessor. The course will introduce concepts of coding with real world devices, an introduction to microprocessors via a locally developed board with built in I/O, motor driver, multiple LEDs, LDR, buzzer output.
Note: please bring your own PPE if you are doing workshop activities, this includes:
HOT location & time:
Macquarie Fields High School
2 Harold St, Macquarie Fields NSW 2564
Saturday 9 - 4
Sunday 9 - 1
Contact Owen Telfer for more details: Owen.Telfer@det.nsw.edu.au
Each year the iTE supports the exhibition of Industrial Technology projects from the previous year. This year the venue is Rosehill racecourse.
Further info and link to tickets to buy prior to the event in the attached pdf.
This 3 day event in collaboration with Don't Panic sTEm and the other technology teacher associations brings either a 1 day conference OR 2 days of hands on workshop OR BOTH to regional NSW.
Registration is through the Don't Panic Site
Conference AgendaWorkshops Available
A RARE OPPORTUNITY IN WESTERN NSW
Institute of Technology Education - Annual Teachers Conference
The content presented at this conference relates directly to the teaching of STEM, Technology, Engineering and Industrial Arts curriculum.
Over the three days of conference Teachers are provided with the opportunity for: networking, resource sharing, skill development and advancement, and to be kept abreast of current and future directions in STEM education, focusing on Engineering, Technology and Industrial Arts.
PRINTABLE CONFERENCE INVITATION FLYER:
2019 Conference Invite.pdf
Caralee McLiesh, Managing Director of TAFENSW
Dr John Reynolds from the CSIRO ANTF (‘The Dish’ - Parkes Radio Telescope)
CONFERENCE EVENT SCHEDULE:
There are FIVE events across three days that can be ticketed separately or bundled at a saving. Guests are welcome to attend the evening events (extra tickets can be added to orders).
Wednesday 27th November: Day One
‘Hands On’ Technology - An all day immersive that allows attendees to learn, practice and embed. Locations are based on the workshop as some require specialist materials and are run by our partner organisations. 9:00 – 4:30pm (8:15am for first day registration) *Some of the workshops require specialist equipment and/or with our partner agencies and MAY run offsite.
Wednesday 27th November: Conference Welcome Evening
A collegial event that focuses on networking with finger food. 6:00pm – 10:00pm *This event is held @ Darling Harbour
Thursday 28th November: Day Two
Mix of short workshops, keynotes, presentations and an interactive industry show. The workshops have limited numbers and are only available for selection once payment is made. 9:00am – 4:30pm (8:15am for first day registration)
*workshop and speaker schedule TBA
Thursday 28th November: Conference Dinner
A three course dinner event that includes guest speakers and annual award presentations, including our University Scholarships and awards.6:30pm – 10:30pm *This event is held @ the SMC
Friday 29th November: Day Three
Mix of short workshops, keynotes, presentations and an industry show. The workshops have limited numbers and are only available for selection once payment is made. 9:00am – 4:30pm (8:15am for first day registration)
PROCESS FOR REGISTRATION:
1. Seek approval to attend from your school, use the downloadable conference invite to reinforce your PL application: 2019 Conference invite.pdf
2. Register your place online making sure you select the tickets for the dates and events you wish to attend
3. Use the invoice to obtain payment, making sure the payment is received by the ticket cut off - as explained in our terms and conditions late payments will be subject to the have late ticketing fees applied/tickets cancelled.
4. Once payment has been received you will be emailed workshop selection information, workshop selection is given in preference to registrants who have paid.
INCLUSIONS IN REGISTRATION COSTS:
1. Ticket for the event you have selected
3. Conference day events include "show bag" and a SPECIAL gift for all those that register as early birds and standard ticket rates
4. Resources that are a part of the day events such as presentations and workshop manuals
* Schools will need to provide and seek casual relief, this is not included in ticket price
WHY OUR CONFERENCE?
1. Volunteers work from November - November sourcing speakers and workshops that are relevant and informative professional learning experiences
2. The ITE is a non-profit association, so our mission is to strive to provide professional learning to our members without high overheads and profits
3. Our conference committee work in schools and are in-touch with curriculum, trends and teachers professional learning needs
Current Wednesday workshop offerings as of 27/4:
*Andrew Fairbank - UNSW Engineering Studies Day Stage 6 focussing on Materials. This workshop is to be held off site at UNSW Suited to Engineering Studies - Stage 6
*Martin Naughton, Gerald Harding - Sharpening (This workshop has been presented before and is back by popular request). Suited to Industrial Technology - Stage 5/6
*Dr Tim Kitchen and Jason Carthew - Adobe Day. This workshop is to be held off site at Adobe. Suited to IDesign and Technology and Industrial Technology Multimedia Stage 5/6
*Scott Lipsham - RGB Arduino driven night light Suited to IST Stage 5, STEM
* Rob Torok - Advanced Play with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 - for teachers with prior knowledge and experience with using LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Suited to Digital Technologies, Stage 5 Industrial Technology - Engineering, Stage 5 IST
*Monique Dalli - Flexible ways to use resin Suited to Design & Technology Stage 5 & 6
*Peter Thompson - Introduction to digital control technology Suited to Digital Technologies Stage 4
*Ruth Thompson - Introduction to coding using scratch Suited to Stage 3/4
Current 75min workshop offerings as of 1/5 - these have not yet been mapped to days:
General Conference Enquiries:
Astrid Perdriau - 0414 968 584 conferenceITE@gmail.com
Monique Dalli - email@example.com
Astrid Perdriau 0414 968 584
Terms and Conditions:
- Registration/tickets cannot be purchased under another member's name to receive discounts
- Students must provide proof of current study to receive student rate
- Payments are to be completed before the cut off dates otherwise they will be invoiced at the higher rate. (LMBR schools will need to show evidence that they have submitted the request for payment).
- Once you have submitted registration, you are committing to attend the conference and must pay.
- Any cancellations must be made before October 31st to receive a full refund. Cancellations made after October 31st will not be fully refunded.
- NESA is insisting upon much more accountability, from course providers and attendees of full attendance at all endorsed events for the specified time before course participants can be given their hours. ITE will be using digital scans for attendance, it is the responsibility of the attendee to scan in to events and sessions as many times as required for hours to be calculated, scan in times and frequency are at the discretion of the ITE
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