Deepening your understanding of the new NSW K-2 Syllabus


NESA accredited

1.5 Hours

Online unmoderated course



Heighten your knowledge and understanding of the new NSW K-2 English Syllabus.

Why participate?

  • Understand the new structure and elements of the K-2 English Syllabus.
  • Access, and navigate the new digital NSW K-2 Syllabus to locate and use content for planning and teaching in English.
  • Identify the importance of foundational skills in teaching English K-2.
  • Understand the importance of literature when planning and teaching English K-2.
  • Use the knowledge of the syllabus and learning strategies gained through this course to plan a sequence of lessons with engaging activities.
  • Identify your ongoing professional learning needs to improve teaching practice and implementation of the NSW K-2 Syllabus.

Who should participate?

  • Teachers - Years F-2
  • School leaders
  • Early-career and Pre-service teachers

Participants say:


"I have gained a deeper understanding of the Teaching and Learning Cycle, and how to utilise it when planning, teaching and assessing a unit of work."

- Teacher, NSW 

What else do I need to know?
  This is a perfect opportunity for colleagues to work together in a year, stage or full staff meeting.

How does it work?

  • Individuals: upon registration individuals will be sent a link to access the PL on our online learning platform.
  • Whole schools: one staff member must register on behalf of their school.
    They can choose to have a single link to view this together or can email us the names and email addresses of teachers they wish to enrol. 


Cost of participation




PL Subscription School Member
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Whole School Enquire at
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Completing this workshop will contribute 1.5 hours of online Professional Learning addressing 2.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.


This course is NESA Approved

For NSW teachers: Completing Deepening your understanding of the new NSW K-2 Syllabus will contribute 1.5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework addressing standard descriptors 2.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


PETAA Membership

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