Grammar and Teaching - A twelve week program

Grammar and Teaching - A twelve week program
This long running and highly respected course is presented by Joanne Rossbridge and Dr Kathy Rushton. As a result of the NAPLAN test and the development of a national curriculum, many teachers have recognised the need to learn more about the grammatical features of texts. Familiarity with grammar is essential when using language for a range of purposes and audiences as this knowledge supports appropriate choices. Grammatical knowledge supports students to develop reading and writing in all curriculum areas. Objectives are to explore those features of grammar necessary for students to master by the end of the middle years of schooling, to develop understandings of the grammatical concepts outlined in the syllabus documents and in the writing component of NAPLAN, and to define a pedagogy which includes the teaching of grammar in meaningful contexts relating to the subject matter of the curriculum.

Who should participate? 

  • Teachers of students years 1-8
  • School leaders

Cost of participation: 

12-week program

 Early Bird

(until 30 January 2021)

Member $450 $475 
Student Member $360  $360 
 Non-member $690  $720 


This workshop will be held on Mondays from 4.30-6.30 PM AEDT/AEST. 

  1. 15 February
  2. 22 February  
  3. 1 March
  4. 8 March
  5. 15 March
  6. 22 March
  7. 29 March   
  8. 3 May
  9. 10 May
  10. 17 May
  11. 24 May 
  12. 31 May 

Completing this workshop will provide 24 hours of face-to-face PD addressing 1.1.2,1.3.2 ,1.5.2, 2.1.2 , 2.5.2, 3.1.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2 , 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.3.2 , 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation.
Participants will also be required to complete weekly readings and other tasks which can contribute towards Teacher Identified professional learning.

2/15/2021 4:30 PM - 5/31/2021 6:30 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Marie Bashir Public School 159 Albert Rd STRATHFIELD, NSW 2135
Online registration not available.
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