Online First Years of Teaching CAFS

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Experience Online First Years of Teaching CAFS  without having to leave the comfort of your computer screen. We’ve put together a live recording of the course so you feel like you’re in the room.

This online course will provide teachers with engaging activities and strategies to give greater confidence to teachers in delivering the CAFS HSC course.

The aim of the course is to provide a clear pathway for new teachers starting their CAFS journey. The course will provide hands on activities to ensure teachers and students love their time in the CAFS classroom with innovative and engaging teaching and learning activities.


The course would suit teachers teaching CAFS for the first time or recently new to the CAFS course.

Resources included:

Preliminary – Resource Management

  • Specific Needs – Rate it activity
  • Resources – Celebrity heads
  • Time to conserve
  • Where do you stand?
  • Male or female

Preliminary – Individual and Groups

  • Are most people sheep?
  • Thank Goodness You’re Here
  • Roll the dice
  • Leadership styles – which am I?

Preliminary – Families and communities

  • Soup Kitchen
  • Christmas Hampers
  • Volunteering St Thomas

HSC – Research Methodology

  • Steps to the IRP
  • Student Role Timetable
  • Research Methodology Booklet

HSC – Groups in Context

  • Band Aid Activity
  • Prop Box Activity
  • Shark Tank Assessment Task
  • PDF – People with a Disability resource

HSC – Parenting and Caring

  • State Your Case
  • Stay at Home Dad
  • What to expect when you’re expecting DVD worksheet.
  • Parenting and Caring Gift Box Assessment Task

Session 1

How to start with a bang. Making the most of your new CAFS classroom.

The session will focus on why students pick CAFS and providing opportunities for students to engage in a range of activities. Delegates will be provided with strategies to ensure you love the subject, feel organised and feel confident in delivering the course for the first time.

Session 2

Let’s get started! Unpacking the Preliminary and HSC Syllabus.

Let’s get started! Unpacking the Preliminary and HSC Syllabus.This session will focus on looking at the syllabus in both Preliminary and HSC Course and suggested scope and sequences. The aim of the session is to break down the syllabus and engage in meaningful teaching and learning activities which teachers can take back running to their classrooms.

Session 3

Preliminary and HSC Assessment requirements and example assessments in CAFS.

Preliminary and HSC Assessment requirements and example assessments in CAFS.The session will focus on Assessment requirements and how to make the most of your tasks. Delegates will be exposed to a range of engaging tasks including teacher facilitated approach to the Independent Research Project.

Delivery Format

Online – 24/7 access to learn at your own pace.


3.5 hours

Completing Online First Years of Teaching CAFS will contribute 3.5 hours of  Elective PD addressing 2.1.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level – Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.

6.2.2 Proficient Level – Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.

20 reviews for Online First Years of Teaching CAFS

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    Marnie Pack, Yass High

    The information has given me hope that I can really engage the students in their learning and with the valuable resources provided I am more confident in reaching my goal to delivering informative through understanding in my classrooms.

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    Stephanie Dwyer, Endeavour Sports High School

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    Natalie Casale, Alexandria Park Community School

    Natalie was great. She has provided me with greater knowledge of the CAFS syllabus. She has also provided me with inclusive and engaging activities that I can run with my students.

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    Lauren Parsons, Chifley College Bidwill Campus

    Great knowledge and insight conveyed in an easy to understand way.

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    Dyann Paras, Tempe High School (Verified user)

    Great presenter with some very fun ideas on how to teach certain aspects of CAFS! Thank you 🙂

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    Darcy Hall, Moama Anglican Grammar

    Massive help! Maybe could have been towards the start of term 1

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    Elizabeth Stoppino, Holsworthy High School (Verified user)

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    Kristy Young, PIttwater House

    Difficult to do online

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    Liam McConaghy, The Hills Sports High School

    Where are the links to the videos shown in the presentation? Thank you

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    Brooke Willcox, Queanbeyan High School (Verified user)

    Good quality considering the transition to online delivery. The YouTube links on the videos are pointless – it would be better if they were sent out in a recourse. I may have missed it but dding a note that a printed copy of the syllabus is recommended.

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    Margaret Pascalis, Menai High School (Verified user)

    Great presenter and information

  13. (20)

    Nicholas Hartnett, Moruya HS (Verified user)

    Resources were exceptional and explanations of activities were very well done.

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    Lucy Woods, Hennessy Catholic College

    Great examples of activities that can be used in class.

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    Emma Nicholls, Gulgong High School (Verified user)

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    Madalyne McEwen, Birrong Girls High School

    Loved the practical activity ideas. Am very excited to use these in my classroom.

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    Lisa Busch, Ingleburn High School

    I completed this course online due to COVID-19. I loved it. CAFS has recently shifted from TAS to PDHPE, so breaking down the syllabus and linking HSC content to Prelim content is so valuable to allow for forward planning. I loved receiving and linking activities to the syllabus too. This will help keep content engaging while teaching it for the first time.

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    Alexandra Sablatnig, Oxford Falls Grammar School (Verified user)

    Fantastic information, I feel confident to start my own preparation and programming to teach CAFS in 2021

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    Melissa Szymkow, Colo High School

    It was for me no different being there – as I rarely ask questions, just talk the time to soak up the information. Excellent presentation – thank you.

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    Nansey Fedele, Westfields Sports High School (Verified user)

    A better use of take-home resources should be provided especially since it’s a zoom TPL and not a face-to-face one. Games have been included, however, more activities and information around each content area should be provided also.

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