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HSC teachers day 2013

For teachers from low SES school communities

The Gallery invites teachers from low socio-economic status school communities to participate in a free HSC teachers study day. This day will focus on both components of the Visual Arts written examination, specifically addressing and investigating questions from the 2013 HSC paper.

The day will familiarise teachers with the Gallery’s collection as a valuable resource for the Stage 6 Syllabus.


Registration and coffee/tea (provided)

Welcome and introduction: programs and resources

Floor talk: Exploring the 2013 HSC Visual Arts paper
Louise Halpin, coordinator outreach programs, Art Gallery of NSW
Using the 2013 written paper and examples from the Gallery’s collection, teachers will discuss works on the gallery floor.

Approaches to Sections 1 and 2 of the HSC Visual Arts 2013 written paper
Leeanne Carr, coordinator secondary education programs, Art Gallery of NSW

Lunch (self-catered)

Introduction and exhibition viewing of America: painting a nation

Exploring the Gallery


NSW Institute of Teachers’ endorsed provider of Institute-registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at Professional Competence. Scope of Endorsement: All elements of Professional Teaching Standards 1,2,3,4 and 6 at Professional Competence for Visual Arts related professional development.

Thursday 28 November 2013, 9.45am

Free, bookings required by 8 November
Only available to teachers from low SES school communities

Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1740

Book online

Duration 4 hours, 15 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre

NSW Institute of Teachers