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Professional Development

The FIRST    Australia professional development course is designed to assist teachers, coaches and mentors to develop a Unit Study from the FIRST    LEGO League and FIRST    Tech Challenge programs, for implementation as a cross-KLA STEM Unit.
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FIRST Australia Professional Development Courses

This professional development course is designed to assist teachers, coaches and mentors to develop a Unit Study from the FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge programs, for implementation as a cross-KLA STEM unit. 

Participants will engage in a range of hands-on and collaboration activities including:

  • Robot design, building and coding

  • Investigating the innovation project

  • Understanding how the engineering design process applies to all areas of FLL and FTC 

  • Implementing the core values

  • Unpacking the judging session and criteria 

  • Mapping the FIRST program to ACARA and state syllabi

FIRST LEGO League Discover

FIRST LEGO League Explore

FIRST LEGO League Challenge

FIRST Tech Challenge

Dates for 2024

Date
Location
Program
29 April 2024
Macquarie University

FLL Challenge Teacher Professional Development - Full Day Workshop ($165)

1 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FLL Challenge

3 May 2024
Macquarie University

FLL Explore and Discover Teacher Professional Development - Full Day Workshop ($165)

1 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FLL Explore and Discover

May 2024 [TBC]
Melbourne, VIC

FIRST Tech Challenge PD/Grant Hub Roadshow

2 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FTC

May 2024 [TBC]
Hobart, TAS

FIRST Tech Challenge PD/Grant Hub Roadshow

2 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FTC

May 2024 [TBC]
Perth, WA

FIRST Tech Challenge PD/Grant Hub Roadshow

2 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FTC

June 2024 [TBC]
Canberra, ACT

FIRST LEGO League Explore and Discover PD Roadshow ($165)

1 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FLL Explore and Discover

June 2024 [TBC]
Canberra, ACT

FIRST LEGO League Challenge PD Roadshow ($165)

1 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FLL Challenge

June 2024 [TBC]
Orange/Lithgow/ Bathurst, NSW

FIRST LEGO League Explore and Discover PD Roadshow ($165)

1 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FLL Explore and Challenge

June 2024 [TBC]
Orange/Lithgow/ Bathurst, NSW

FIRST LEGO League Challenge PD Roadshow ($165)

1 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FLL Challenge

30 August 2024
Macquarie University

FLL Explore and Discover Teacher Professional Development - Full Day Workshop ($165)

1 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FLL Explore and Discover

6 September 2024
Macquarie University

FLL Explore and Discover Teacher Professional Development - Full Day Workshop ($165)

1 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FLL Explore and Discover

14 October 2024
Macquarie University

FLL Explore and Discover Teacher Professional Development - Full Day Workshop ($165)

1 day PD covering curriculum mapping and resources for running FLL Explore and Discover

Request a Professional Development Session

FIRST Australia is happy to discuss hosting 'on demand' Professional Development sessions for schools and organisations. Please get in touch through the form below and we will respond as soon as possible to discuss quotes and logistics. 

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