HSC Forum 2010



HSC & Education Forum
State Library of New South Wales
9th March 2010
Conference Program
Sites for Sore Eyes. A selection of useful websites for students and library professionals.
Lyndon Sharp holds the position of Manager, Information Services Office of the Board of Studies NSW. He is an ex-history teacher and the manager of publishing and educational website development for the Board of Studies.
Studies of Religion: Ancient traditions and modern surprises.
Jonathan Noble is a senior teacher of Studies of Religion at the MLC school and an HSC marker and judge. He was the contributing editor to the Cambridge Studies of Religion textbook which was awarded the AEPA award in 2009.
Supporting HSC – PDHPE Stan Browne is the NSW Board of Studies Inspector for PDHPE. Stan has taught PDHPE in schools for 20 years and in his current role at the Board of Studies is responsible for the overall leadership and ongoing management of the PDHPE curriculum for all schools in NSW.
The School Certificate: An outline with reference to useful resources.
Michael Hayes has taught in NSW schools for over 30 years. He is Director of Studies at MLC School in Burwood and is responsible for compliance, assessment and school-based research.
Mind Over Module: The English Syllabus ‘Unplugged’.
Lucy Swiatek is writing her doctoral thesis and teaching English at Macquarie University. She has taught many different areas of scholarship, including primary, secondary and tertiary curriculums, and currently coordinates the English department at an HSC tuition centre.
HSC – Biology Stephen Hitchings is a Biology teacher at Strathfield Girls High School, HSC exam marker and a co-author of Biology Options: Genetics The Code Broken.
Public Libraries providing support for HSC students via resource development and lecture programs.


Presented by Joan Ingram — Reference Officer, Singleton Public Library, Lydia Smith — Children’s Services Coordinator, Mid-Western Regional Council Library, Katherine Mitchell — Information Access Librarian, Parramatta Library and Surrinder Kaur — Reference Librarian, Coffs Harbour City Library.