Teachers: Reach Out! Regional workshops

Excursion Summary

2.5 Hours

On demand

A State Library educator will come to your professional learning day and present a workshop exploring our learning resources based on NSW syllabus for the Australian curriculum. 

In this workshop teachers will learn how to access:

  • eResources and ebooks, 
  • stage 1 – 6 learning activities for the NSW syllabi for the Australian Curriculum,
  • social media including  Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram, 
  • subject research guides, 
  • Library catalogues,
  • TROVE,
  • original materials and artefacts 
  • digital collections.

The course may be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group (e.g. Primary or Secondary teachers) or to be subject specific (e.g. focus on History or English resources). 

Terms and conditions:

  • A minimum of 10 schools to be represented at the workshop.
  • Individual whole school staff professional development is NOT the intention of the program and will not be provided by the State Library of NSW.
  • The train the trainer model is employed with teachers from individual schools returning to their schools to in-service other staff. 
  • The school acting as host of the workshop is to publicise the event to government and non-government schools in their local network.
  • Host school is responsible for all IT and room setup, communications with participants, logistics and reasonable hosting expectations.
  • Host school to provide SLNSW staff with access to laptop/computer/data projector/IWB/ and good internet access.
  • Individual teachers are responsible for signing an attendance sheet and submitting their registration number if they require NESA points for the session.
  • Participants should be encouraged to bring their own digital device – laptop/tablet etc.
  • The State Library of NSW will provide a qualified teacher to present the course and will cover all travel and accommodation costs.


For Proficient Teachers: Completing Reach Out! will contribute 2 hours and 30 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 2.6.2, 6.2.2, 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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Booking Details

Cost: Free