BOSTES: Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards
AITSL: Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership
Click to view the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
The standards can be used to :
- assist professional discussions
- planning for professional learning
- performance development
- Certification (accreditation)
Click to read about Graduate Teachers.
Click to read about Proficient Teachers.
Click to read about Highly Accomplished Teachers.
Click to read about Lead Teachers.
To assist you in understanding what each of the standards means and looks like, AITSL has provided videos, called "Illustrations of Practice". Click to view the Illustrations of Practice.
To gain accreditation you will need to provide evidence of each of the standards. Click to read about Certification Evidence.
There are two self assessment tools available to try to assess where you fit within the accreditation process. One is offered by the BOSTES but it has a cost. The other is offered by AITSL and is free. Click on the link to use AITSL's tool: AITSL Self Assessment Tool.
Click to read about Accreditation and Teaching Interstate.
Deputy Principal at a Sydney high school. Coordinating author of the new Geoactive book series.
Student resource sites:
7-10 Geography pages have been retired due to the introduction of the new syllabus. The above links relate to current NSW syllabuses. All Commerce and Legal Studies resources have been moved onto this main site (search Commerce or Legal Studies below).