Institute of Industrial Arts Teaching Education
PO Box 249 Northmead
2152 NSW

WS-IIATE Term 3 @ Blacktown Boys6th September 2016


On the back of the successful first WSIIATE Meeting of the year during Term 2 at Toongabbie Christian School I have volunteered to host the next one during Term 3 at Blacktown Boys HS.
The details are as follows:
What: Western Sydney IIATE branch meeting
Who can attend: All TAS/IA teachers in Western Sydney or beyond
Date: Tuesday, 6/9/16 (Week 8B, Term 3)
Time: 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: Blacktown Boys High School - Fifth Avenue, Blacktown, NSW 2148
Cost: Free!
Agenda items include at this stage:
1.) Initial meet-and-greet with finger food prepared by our Year 10 Food Technology students (3:30pm to 4:00pm) 
2.) Welcome and introduction to Blacktown Boys HS (4:00pm to 4:15pm) - a run down of our school, faculty and what we're up to
3.) Top 10 tips for applying for a promotion (4:15pm to 4:30pm) - bring your own experiences to share
4.) Free industry conferences, magazines and email subscriptions (4:30pm to 4:45pm) - bring your own resources to share
5.) Coding with Python (4:45pm to 5:30pm) - for beginners, but feel free to bring your own experiences to share if you're a pro! Please BYOD with Python V.3 installed and ready to go.
Plus, we'll also have our MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D printing something for you to look at if you're thinking of getting one of these.
Please RSVP by 31/08/16 directly to (do not reply to this message) and let me know if you have any dietary needs in your email.

PS - I will set this up on MyPL@Edu as an event for you to enroll in if you're with the DoE. And New Scheme teachers can all use this as 2 teacher-identified hours of the 50 need for your Maintenance report. More details to come later.​
We hope to see you all here.

Nikolai Liu
Head Teacher - Technological and Applied Studies


Blacktown Boys High School

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