Professional Development Event

This exclusive professional learning event will give you the skills necessary to bring sophisticated GIS technology into your classroom. Early registration and payment is advised, places at each venue limited to 30 participants.

Thanks to Esri Australia’s GIS for Schools Program, Australian teachers can now request free access to Esri’s industry-leading GIS technology to extend learning opportunities.

The GIS for Schools Program includes free access to ArcGIS Online, classroom learning material, and professional development.

Please bring your own device and one current unit of work on the day.


SESSION 1 – Introduction to GIS What is GIS? Why should I use it?  Presenter: Skye Rodgers

SESSION 2 – Collecting data with GIS  It’s as easy as Survey123.  Presenter: Skye Rodgers

SESSION 3 – Making Maps! How to create and share apps and maps with ArcGIS Online
                             How to use ArcGIS Online + planning for an  existing unit. Presenter: Skye Rodgers

SESSION 4 – Other GIS resources for the geography classroom. Presenter: Lorraine Chaffer

SESSION 5 – Story Maps (Maitland and Sydney venues only). Presenter: Skye Rodgers

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