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  1. PARENT INFORMATION EVENING Course Counselling Middle School Course Counselling for 2008

  2. PROGRAM • Welcome • Course Counselling - general principles • - process • Middle School Curriculum • Questions Course Counselling for 2008

  3. Course counselling principles … • Future study and careers • Keep options open • Be realistic but challenging • - ability • - enjoyment Course Counselling for 2008

  4. Course counselling process … • Home group sessions • Interview bookings • Course Counselling Days • - Wednesday 15th August 1:00pm till 8:00pm No lessons on this day Course Counselling for 2008

  5. Reply Booking Slip Course Counselling for 2008

  6. Reply booking slip continued.. Course Counselling for 2008

  7. Students must bring to Course Counselling appointment: - Parent or caregiver - Draft Subject Selection form 2008 - any specific requirement of careers interested in. Course Counselling for 2008

  8. Course counselling follow-up • Data entry • Students without selections followed up • Decisions made about classes for 2008 • Re-counselling where subjects not running • Timetable developed for 2008 • Re-counselling for students with clashes Course Counselling for 2008

  9. The IBMYP.. • provides a thorough study of various disciplines. • accentuates the interrelatedness of the disciplines, acknowledging the role of the subject disciplines and interdisciplinary study. The IB… • recognises the importance of respecting the independence and integrity of each discipline. Course Counselling for 2008

  10. Areas Of Interaction 5 central elements known as the areas of interaction are at the core of the IBMYP programme • Approaches to learning • Community and Service • Health & Social Education • Environment • Homo Faber The areas of interaction are not directly assessed since they are themes rather than subjects. Course Counselling for 2008

  11. Personal Project • This is an independent and significant piece of work that the student focuses on over a period of time (usually 2 terms), with the support of a mentor. The Project must: • have a clear and achievable goal • focus on one of the areas of interaction • essay • non essay (product) • other form of expression with the topic chosen by the student in consultation with mentor • Students successfully completing the Personal Project will gain a SACE Stage 1 unit in Integrated Learning Course Counselling for 2008

  12. IBMYP CERTIFICATE • In order to receive the IBMYP Certificate students must: • Complete one unit from each learning area which is marked with an asterix – as they are assessed using IBMYP criteria • Personal Project • Community and Service hours Course Counselling for 2008

  13. Yr 9 Subject Selections 2008 Course Counselling for 2008

  14. Yr 10 Subject Selections 2008 Course Counselling for 2008

  15. Yr 10 IGNITE Subject Selections 2008 Course Counselling for 2008

  16. Curriculum Framework Course Counselling for 2008

  17. Questions Course Counselling for 2008

  18. PARENT INFORMATION EVENING Course Counselling Senior School Course Counselling for 2008

  19. PROGRAM • Welcome • Course Counselling - general principles • - process • SACE • TER and HESS • VET • Questions Course Counselling for 2008

  20. Course counselling principles … • Future study and careers • Requirements - investigate • Be realistic & challenging • - ability • - enjoyment • Balancing Course Counselling for 2008

  21. Course Counselling Dates Wednesday 15th August 1:00pm till 8:00pm No lessons on this day Course Counselling for 2008

  22. Reply Booking Slip Course Counselling for 2008

  23. Reply booking slip continued... Course Counselling for 2008

  24. Parent or caregiver • Subject selection form 2008 • Subject recommendation form • SACE pattern check form • any specific requirement of careers interested in. Students must bring to Course Counselling appointment: Course Counselling for 2008

  25. Yr 10 into Yr 11 Subject Recommendation Form Course Counselling for 2008

  26. Yr 11 into Yr 12 Subject Recommendation Form Course Counselling for 2008

  27. SACE Stage 1 Subject Selections 2008 Course Counselling for 2008

  28. SACE Stage 2 Subject Selections 2008 Course Counselling for 2008

  29. Course counselling follow-up • Data entry • Students without selections followed up • Decisions made about classes for 2008 • Re-counselling where subjects not running • Timetable developed for 2008 • Re-counselling for students with clashes Course Counselling for 2008

  30. SACE Course Counselling for 2008

  31. The SACE is…. usually completed over 2 years divided into stage 1 (yr 11) and stage 2 (yr 12) designed to be flexible vocational education and training (VET) compatible Course Counselling for 2008

  32. The SACE requires…. 22 units covering the required pattern and including the compulsory units. (1 unit = 50 - 60 hrs = 1 semester). Course Counselling for 2008

  33. Compulsory Units Australian Studies 1 unit English or English as a Second language 2 units Mathematics 1 unit Total 4 units Course Counselling for 2008

  34. Curriculum Pattern Units (Stage 1) In addition to the Compulsory units 2 units from Group 1(Arts, Humanities, Social and Cultural Studies) 2 units from Group 2(Mathematics, Science and Technology) Total 4 units Course Counselling for 2008

  35. 22 units Total (no more than 6 at Recorded Achievement) Course Counselling for 2008

  36. What is checked for SACE completion? Stage 1 - Compulsory units RA or better (Aust Studies & Maths)  Pattern at Stage 1 - 2 Group 1 units RA or better - 2 Group 2 units RA or better   Stage 1or 2- 2 units of English or ESL RA or better  Course Counselling for 2008

  37. SACE completion?….. Pattern at Stage 2 - Group 1 - 2 units - Group 2 - 2 units - Any other sequence -2 units    Course Counselling for 2008

  38. SACE completion?….. Stage 2- any 3 x 2 units at 10/20 or better  22 Units No more than 6 at Recorded Achievement (RA)  Course Counselling for 2008

  39. Flexibility Recognition of other Learning Course Counselling for 2008

  40. TER and HESS Tertiary Entrance Rank and Higher Education Selection Subjects Course Counselling for 2008

  41. TAFE Requirements varies with course most via SATAC some internal TAFE selection score /60 (3 subjects) Course Counselling for 2008

  42. University requirements obtain a TER for specific courses meet the prescribed HESS requirements meet any subject prerequisites additional requirements such as UMAT, interview, portfolio Course Counselling for 2008

  43. To obtain a TER from the SACE program you must…. complete the SACE with 5 scalable Stage 2 subjects (not Community Studies) comply with the rules for precluded combinationsegMaths Methods and Maths Studies Course Counselling for 2008

  44. To obtain a TER from the IB program you must…. qualify for the IB Diploma with NO failing conditions Course Counselling for 2008

  45. SACE Students IB Students Course Counselling for 2008

  46. SATAC = South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre www.satac.edu.au Course Counselling for 2008

  47. University Aggregate Scaled Scores for best 4 subjects 4x20 = 80 plus 1/2 the scaled score of the 5th best subject 1x10 = 10 Total University Aggregate = 90 This score is ranked to form the TER Course Counselling for 2008

  48. HESS Higher Education Selection Subjects General or Restricted 4 HESS general subjects are required for most university degree courses suggest 1 HESS restricted option Community Studies is not a HESS Course Counselling for 2008

  49. Bonus Points University of Adelaide only(Maximum 4 points) Specialist Mathematics Language other than English Uni SA – by application for different categories and subjects Other Uni’s - check Course Counselling for 2008

  50. EASTERN Cluster VET Courses Course Counselling for 2008