HSC English Extension 2: The Reflection Statement
with Felicity Castagna
WHEN: Sunday 3 June 2018, 10am-1pm
WHERE: NSW Writers’ Centre, Callan Park, Rozelle
COST: $30 per student
TO BOOK: visit the NSW Writers’ Centre website
*For all sessions limited places are available for accompanying teachers at no cost.
Students will learn what the Board of Studies is looking for in a reflection statement. Topics covered include the fundamental information that must be included in your statement, focusing on what really matters, how to pack a lot of information into a small space, how to discuss creative writing practice in sophisticated ways and how to show that your work is informed by theory and research.
Felicity Castagna’s latest book, The Incredible Here and Now received the Prime Minister’s Literature Award (YA). She has written for stage, television and radio and her essays and short stories frequently appear in newspapers and magazines. She holds a PhD in Australian Literature and is the current National Ambassador for Literacy. Felicity spent several years as a high school English teacher before leaving to teach creative writing in universities, community organisations and schools. She is an experienced HSC Extension 1 and 2 teacher as well as an experienced HSC marker who has marked both of these sections for the Board of Studies.
This course is presented in conjunction with WestWords, Casula Powerhouse and the NSW Writers’ Centre.