Curriculum Bytes Workshop

Want resources, ideas, networking and a chance to have your say about all things Humanities?

GHTANT presents Curriculum Bytes: a series of rapid download presentations related to

classroom teaching and learning. There will also be the chance to give SACE your feedback on

the new senior ACARA History and Geography courses for implementation in 2017.

Come and sink your teeth into some useful professional development:

Date: Wednesday, March 16th

Time: 3:30-5pm

Place: Wagaman Primary School Library

To register, email




This was  a free event for members.  Afternoon tea was  provided.  






NT Library: Launch of the National History Challenge


When:     14 May 2014

Time:      4pm

Where:    NT Library, Parliament Square


A small but enthusiastic group were given the opportunity to learn about the 2014 national History Challenge and also take a tour of the NT Library and learn about the wide range of resources that are available.


NT Archives


When:      Thurdsay, 19 September 2013

Time:        4pm

Where:     NT Archives, Kelsey Crescent, Milner


A small but enthusiastic group of teachers were shown the wide range of resources and services available at NT Archives.


This was a valuable opportunity and this professional development opportunity will be offerred agin later in 2014.


Australian Curriculum Geography Workshops


Date: Saturday, 17th August 2013

Time: 9am to 1pm

Venue: Rosebery Middle School, Belyuen Road Roseberry




The two main presenters were Susan Caldis, Senior Project officer Geography, ACARA and Malcolm McInerney, President of the Australian Geography Teachers' Association (AGTA). Separate workshops  primary and secondary teachers.


Susan Aldis explained the new Australian Curriculum for Geography and Malcolm led teachers through the recently released GEOSPACE website, available at


More than sixty people attended this workshop and resources and photos from the day will be available soon on this website.


History teachers workshops 


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A group of 40 people from across the Territory attended this day on Saturday 25th May 2013 at Darwin Middle School. Key presenters were Paul Kiem, Paul Foley and Geraldine Ditchburn and a programme of the various sessions on the day can be found here.


The day had the theme of "Interrogating the past, imagining the future" and was very successful. It was also pleasing to see local presenters, Lorraine Caldwell, Rebecca Glasby and Liam Philiips.


National History Challenge Launch

National History Challenge NT launch plus tour of the NT Library and the resources available and information from Parliamentary Education Unit.

  • Thursday 21st March 2013
  • NT Library, Parliament House
  • 4pm to 6pm

A small group took part in this event with the tour of the resources available in the NT Library considered well worthwhile and a valuable resource for teachers at all levels.

Australian Curriculum History workshop

Australian Curriculum History Workshop for Primary and Middle School teachers.

  • Saturday, 8 September 2012.
  • Darwin Middle School.
  • 8.45am to 12 noon.
  • Registration is free

This was very successful with thirty people attending the session. For a summary of the session go to the History link on this page.


Workshop for Primary, Middle and Senior School teachers:


"Integrating History and Geography competitions in your teaching programs for 2013."

  • Saturday, 27th October 2012.
  • 9.30am final registrations for a 10am start
  • Registration will be free
  • Finish at 12pm

A small group of ten participants took part in this workshop. A time line of competitions we are aware is available on both the History and Geography link on this page but if anyone knows of any other competitions not on our list please contact us.