Green Hill Public School is a very small government school located in Kempsey, New South Wales on the Traditional Lands of the Djangadi/Dhangatti Peoples. It has recently expanded from a K–4 to a K–6 school. It has 28 students, 96 per cent of whom identify as Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander. Green Hill Public School was a finalist in the 2018 Australian Education Awards in the Primary School of the Year – Government category. Sarah Atkins is the curriculum officer who works with the school to support implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies, through the NSW Science and Technology syllabus. Teachers at the school have chosen to focus their project on student engagement. The videos follow the school’s journey.
The school presents its first progress report, which introduces its research question and project aims.
The school’s second progress report focuses on how it has implemented its planned course of action so far. Teachers discuss their highlights and some of the challenges they have faced.
The school’s third progress report continues explaining the teachers’ journey in implementing the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. Also included is the school’s project proposal, professional learning ecosystem, timeline and teacher reflection podcast.
Project proposal PL ecosystem Timeline Podcast