Economics Unit 3/4 Exam Preparation Program - Webinar

The program will occur on Sunday the 13th of October 2024 via Webinar commencing at 1.00pm and will be presented by Romeo Salla, an experienced teacher, examination assessor (including as Chief Assessor) and former Economist. Romeo will assist students to prepare for the examination and write responses in a way that enables them to perform at their peak and impress the examination assessors. The program will include advice on areas to focus, clarification of common errors made by past students, tips on how to allocate precious time, strategies to assist students to interpret questions, an analysis of the most difficult questions and terms from past exams and an analysis of possible questions in light of recent economic developments. Comprehensive notes will be provided and there will be a bonus 30 minute question & answer/tutorial session at the conclusion of the program. Ticket prices are $44 per person.  Click on the blue ‘online booking’ button to the right or scan the barcode if you wish to purchase a ticket to this program.

SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER 2024

Course Revision program on xxxxx (to be advised) - in person event

On xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Romeo Salla will also be presenting a 4 hour live course revision program, providing a concise and comprehensive coverage of all five areas of study in VCE Economics.  Students will be provided with comprehensive notes and it will be held in a Melbourne CBD location.  The precise location and time is yet to be determined and bookings can be made from the second week of Term 3 – visit www.economicstutor.com.au for further details at this time.  Students should note that this program is focused primarily on course content/knowledge, whereas the Exam Preparation Program is focused primarily on application of knowledge to answer examination questions.  For those students who believe that they have a sound and comprehensive understanding of the entire course, including the new key knowledge and skills, then attendance at this program is NOT required. Ticket prices are $60 per person.  Click on the blue ‘online booking’ button to the right or scan the barcode if you wish to purchase a ticket to this program.

 

 Location: Victoria University City campus                (295 Queen St Melbourne)

FRIDAY 22 SEPT 2023

One day Workshop on 30 September

A VCE Economics One Day Intensive Workshops facilitated by Romeo Salla and Josh Verlin at the University of Melbourne will be held on Monday 30 September 2024, commencing at 9.15am and concluding at 4.15pm.  

Participants will be directed through a series of ‘hands on’ activities designed to enhance examination performance. This includes analysis of sample responses, exercises to unpack the most difficult parts of the course, and strategies to incorporate relevant and contemporary information into examination responses. Students will be guided through a step-by-step approach for structuring responses to challenging or possible questions. Each workshop will include the preparation of sample A+ responses as well as the analysis of those responses that lack sufficient detail or contain common mistakes. Participants will also be guided through a series of exercises to unpack the most difficult and new parts of the course, as well as strategies to incorporate relevant and/or contemporary information into their responses.  The overriding emphasis in the workshop is to guide students through a process that helps them to apply their knowledge in the examination. Students are provided with extensive opportunities to quiz experienced examination assessors and comprehensive notes are provided to all participants.  Lunch and refreshments are also included in the price. 

Location: St Hilda’s College, University of Melbourne

MONDAY 30 SEP 2024

One day Workshop on 1 October

This Workshop will be identical to the one scheduled for the 30th of September (facilitated by Romeo Salla and Josh Verlin) and will be held at the same location (St Hilda’s College at the University of Melbourne).

Participants will be directed through a series of ‘hands on’ activities designed to enhance examination performance. This includes analysis of sample responses, exercises to unpack the most difficult parts of the course, and strategies to incorporate relevant and contemporary information into examination responses. Students will be guided through a step-by-step approach for structuring responses to challenging or possible questions. Each workshop will include the preparation of sample A+ responses as well as the analysis of those responses that lack sufficient detail or contain common mistakes. Participants will also be guided through a series of exercises to unpack the most difficult and new parts of the course, as well as strategies to incorporate relevant and/or contemporary information into their responses.  The overriding emphasis in the workshop is to guide students through a process that helps them to apply their knowledge in the examination. Students are provided with extensive opportunities to quiz experienced examination assessors and comprehensive notes are provided to all participants.  Lunch and refreshments are also included in the price. 

Ticket prices are $130 per person.  Click on the blue ‘online booking’ button to the right or scan the barcode if you wish to purchase a ticket to this program.

Location: St Hilda’s College, University of Melbourne

TUESDAY 1 OCT 2024

The facilitators

Romeo Salla holds Honours and Masters degrees in Commerce (Economics Major) from the University of Melbourne, Victoria.  In the early 1990’s, he worked as an economist with both the Commonwealth Department of Treasury in Canberra, as well as the Industry Commission (now Productivity Commission) in Melbourne.  From 1995, he completed his Diploma of Education at Monash University and then commenced teaching VCE Economics.  Since his move to the education sector, Romeo has been prominent in advancing the interests of the economics discipline and he has continued to undertake professional development to ensure that he can provide the best possible quality of education to students.  He has taught VCE Economics for 20+ years, is an experienced assessor of VCE Economics exams (including the role of Chief Assessor) and is the founder of both www.economicstutor.com.au and the popular smartphone App ‘Economics Tutor’.  Romeo also provides professional development seminars to teachers, presents student lectures on an annual basis, and is the co-author of the Year 12 economics text ‘Economic Fundamentals in Australia’ (CPAP), the year 11 text ‘Economics: from the ground up’ and ‘Humanities Alive 3’ (Cambridge University Press).

Josh Verlin completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics majors) before starting a career in finance in the midst of the Global Financial Crisis. He worked as a financial advisor and in business development roles before retraining to become a teacher in 2014. He currently works at McKinnon Secondary College where he teaches VCE Economics and VCE Business Management. Josh is a lover of all things economics and finance and is a self described ‘economics nerd’. He currently contributes to the Victorian Commercial Teachers Association publication (COMPAK), recently sat on the advisory panel for the new VCE Economics study design and assesses VCE Economics exams for the VCAA. He is also a co-writer of the Unit 1 and 2 CPAP Economics practice examinations and posts regular economics videos to Youtube for VCE students.