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New online events and PD Readings from the RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) have just released the following communication regarding our upcoming online events and new Readings, which you may be interested in.
New online education events
Registrations are now live for two new webinars, designed to support Economics teachers and students.
These events are free of charge and will be run via Zoom.


Topical Talk –
Determinants of the Australian Dollar over Recent Years  
Date: Wednesday, 18 August
Time: 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm (AEST)
Intended audience: Economics teachers
Student Webinar – Economic Update (Students should register directly.)
Date: Tuesday, 14 September
Time: 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm (AEST)
Intended audience: Senior high school students


Topical Talk –
Determinants of the Australian Dollar over Recent Years  
Date: Wednesday, 18 August
Time: 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm (AEST)
Intended audience: Economics teachers
Student Webinar – Economic Update (Students should register directly.)
Date: Tuesday, 14 September
Time: 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm (AEST)
Intended audience: Senior high school students

Readings for teacher professional development
The RBA have also released a new Readings page, which features a selection of the RBA’s wider publications that may be of interest to teachers for their professional development. The page has recently been updated with three new publications:
What Is Driving Participation and Diversity Trends in Economics? A Survey of High School Students examines the drivers of falling participation and diversity in Economics

Supporting Economic Teachers: Their Insights on Economics Education and the RBA's Education Program summarises the results of a survey exploring the views of Economics teachers across Australia.
The Transition from High School to University Economics discusses how students transition from studying economics at high school to university.


The Economic Effects of COVID-19 and the Recovery

Bradley Jones, Head of Economic Analysis, talks about the economic effects of COVID-19 on the Australian economy and how the economy has recovered. (This was presented as part of the Topical Talk series, which supports teacher professional development.)


Good Answer Guide 2020

The publication is now available for purchase. It provides an invaluable tool to support Year 12 teachers and students in preparation for the 2021 examination. The Guide is $40 including postage and handling. Order now.

RBA: Topical Talks

RBA: Topical Talks

In this free professional development event for teachers, Head of Economic Analysis, Bradley Jones, will speak on The Economic Effects of COVID-19 and the Recovery.

The COVID-19 pandemic gave rise to a historically large and rapid shock to the economy. This presentation will trace out the evolution of the shock, its unique elements, and what we have learned along the path to recovery.

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 3.45 pm – 4.45 pm (AEST)

You can still book for your students to attend one of our Online Student Talks in May:

Monetary Policy and Current Economic Conditions (aimed at  Years 11 and 12)

Introduction to Economics (aimed at Years 9 and 10)

Register here: https://www.rba.gov.au/education/book-a-talk/

Express interest now to attend this online event at: https://www.rba.gov.au/education/professional-development/topical-talks


ATO Tax Time 2021 - Teachers and Educational Professionals Toolkit

Ahead of the end of financial year, the ATO has prepared a range of resources to help teachers and education professionals this tax time.
It’s important that everyone understands what they can and can’t claim at tax time and how to best prepare and lodge their returns, especially after a challenging year. 

Resources include:

  1. Poster for teachers and education professionals– This downloadable poster provides helpful information and a summary on which expenses that teachers and education professionals can and cannot claim at tax time.
  2. Teachers and education professionals Toolkit – This toolkit contains practical and tailored information and tips to help anyone in the education sector including teachers, education professionals and office workers, understand what they can and can’t claim in their tax return.
  3. Template social media posts and a suggested newsletter article ready to use, for you to include in your relevant communication channels, available on pages 12 and 13 of the Teachers and education professionals Toolkit.


Annual Shann Memorial Lecture 2021

Annual Shann Memorial Lecture 2021
Monetary Policy During Covid with Guy Debelle (RBA) The UWA Business School Economics Department is pleased to invite you to attend this year's Shann Memorial Lecture, Monetary Policy During Covid, on Thursday 6 May.
The RBA Deputy Governor will discuss the actions the Bank has taken over the past year and the impact they are having on the Australian economy and financial markets. There will also be the opportunity for Q&A. 

Dr Guy Debelle commenced as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia on 18 September 2016. He is Deputy Chair of the Reserve Bank Board and Chair of the Reserve Bank's Risk Management Committee. Prior to his current role, Dr Debelle was the Assistant Governor (Financial Markets).

Date: Thursday 6 May 2021

Time: 5:00pm - 6:15pm

Venue: Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

Hackett Drive, Entrance 4
35 Stirling Hwy, Perth WA 6009


Free to attend, registrations essential
Register


 


 

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