Can these Courses Count towards my Professional Development?

YES they can.

Below is specific information for Teachers and Counsellors.

For Teachers

 All online courses can be counted towards 5 hours of your Teacher Accreditation or Professional Development hours. Each State is explained in more detail below: 

 

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

 

Completing the Education Events Face to Face or Online Course will provide self-identified professional development addressing the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining |Graduate | Proficient |

Sue Larkey’s Course Completing Making it a Success meets the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the level of Proficient Teacher 1.2.2, 1.4.2, 1.5.2, 1.6.2, 2.6.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 4.1.2, 4.3.2, 6.4.2

Tony Attwood’s Course Autism Spectrum Disorder meets the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the level of Proficient Teacher 1.5.2, 3.3.2, 4.1.2, 4.3.2, 6.4.2

Sue Larkey’s Developing Early Childhood Approaches for children with Additional Needs meets the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers  1.5, 1.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, and 4.3.

State and Territory PD Requirements for Teachers

 NEW SOUTH WALES

Maintenance of accreditation requires a teacher to demonstrate how their practice continues to meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (The Standards) at the relevant career stage.

Each maintenance period is either 5 years for teachers working full-time or 7 years for teachers working part-time or casual. 

Teachers must complete at least 100 hours of professional development (PD) in each maintenance period to support their practice and ongoing professional growth.

 Sue Larkey’s Course Completing Making it a Success – Teaching and Behaviour Support Strategies for students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder presented by Sue Larkey will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.2.2, 1.4.2, 1.5.2, 1.6.2, 2.6.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 4.1.2, 4.3.2, 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW

Tony Attwood’s Course Autism Spectrum Disorder: a different way of thinking, learning and managing emotions presented will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.5.2, 3.3.2, 4.1.2, 4.3.2, 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW us with your Teacher Number and we will enter into the NESA  Accreditation System.

Sue Larkey’s Developing Early Childhood Approaches for children with Additional Needs will contribute 5 hours NESA Registered PD addressing 1.5.2, 1.6.2, 3.1.2, 3.5.2, 4.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW Your Certificate is available immediately online from your ‘My Course’ Page (see below for exact details). For SLSO’s will need enter directly into their MyPL Account.

 

 

 AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY  

To maintain ongoing regirstration you must: record and reflect on 20 hours of professional learning each year in the TQI Teacher Portal.

You are required to undertake specific professional practice activities so you can maintain your registration. 20 hours of PD must be completed within each registration year.

Special Needs Plan

As part of the government Speical Needs Plan, teachers are now required to build their capacity to teach learners with disability. You are encouraged to continue that development.

Provide us with your Teacher Number and we will enter into the ACT Accreditation Your Certificate is available immediately online from your ‘My Course’ Page (see below for exact details). Please email your Teacher ID number to  Eliza ([email protected]) who will enter into the Department system.

Sue Larkey’s Course Completing Making it a Success Teaching and Behaviour Support Strategies for students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder presented by Sue Larkey will address 1.5, 1.6, 2.2, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 4.2, 4.3, 6.3 of the TQI Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Sue Larkey’s Developing Early Childhood Approaches for children with Additional Needs will address 1.5, 1.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, and 4.3 of the TQI Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Learn more on the ACT TQI Review of Sue Online Course

 

 VICTORIA

 Screen Shot 2016-05-23 at 10.47.44 am Each course is aligned with the ‘Australian Professional Standards for Teachers’ (see above for each course) and will contribute towards VIT annual renewal requirements. Learn more

Your Certificate is available immediately online from your ‘My Course’ Page (see below for exact details).

 

QUEENSLAND

Each course is aligned with the ‘Australian Professional Standards for Teachers’ (see above for each course)

You must complete at least 20 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for any calendar year in which you teach for 20 days or more. There is no CPD requirement in any year in which you teach fewer than 20 days. These courses contribute 5 hours towards Queensland Teachers CPD annual 20 hours requirement. 

 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Each course is aligned with the ‘Australian Professional Standards for Teachers’ (see above for each course) and contributes 5 hours towards Teachers Professional Learning annual learning requirements.

It is a requirement of teacher registration that a teacher completes sufficient professional learning to maintain the currency of their professional competence. The minimum number of hours of professional learning activities that will be reqiured for the renewal of teacher registration are as follows:

  • Full Registration – 100 hours
  • Limited or Provisional Registration granted for 3 years – 60 hours
  • Limited or Provisional Registration granted for less than 3 years. Calculated on a pro rata basis for the period since the registration was last granted or renewed, to the date of application at the rate of 20 hours per year.

 

 SOUTH AUSTRALIA 

Each course is aligned with the ‘Australian Professional Standards for Teachers’ (see above for each course) and contributes 5 hours towards Teachers Professional Learning annual learning requirements.

South Australian teachers are required to complete a minimum of 60 hours of professional learning refereneced to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and recorded this learning on the Teachers Portal.

 

TASMAINIA

 Each course is aligned with the ‘Australian Professional Standards for Teachers’ (see above for each course).

Any person wanting to teach in a Tasmainian school, college or the TasTAFE must have registration or a limited authority to teach (LAT). 

Registered teachers in Tasmainia must ensure they contine to participate in professional learning to build knowledge, skill and competence. 

NORTHERN TERRITORY  

 Each course is aligned with the ‘Australian Professional Standards for Teachers’ (see above for each course).

Teachers who continue to be eligble for registration and have complied with any conditions imposed on their registration will be granted registration renewal.

Profssional Development requirements include 100 hours minimum of a broad range of professional development activities across the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers or the Australian Professional Standards for Principals, within the preceding five year period.

 

For Counsellors (for ACA Members) – 5 OPD hours

All three course are ACA Accredited Courses and contribute 5 Ongoing Professional Development (OPD) hours towards the 25 hours of OPD required each year.

ACA members are required to undertake a minimum of 25-hours of relevant OPD each year. OPD is the process through which members improve and broaden their skills, knowledge and expertise, and develop the qualities required for professional practice.

 

For Teacher Assistants

Teacher Aides, Teacher Assistants can log the hours in their Professional Development Diaries.

[/geot_filter] When & How do I get my Certificate after Completing the Course? Online Explanation of Certificates

 

Can these Courses Count towards my Continuing Professional Development?

YES they can.

The following online training modules are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (the leading CPD accreditation institution) as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

Learners will receive a certificate of completion which can be used as verifiable documentary evidence when submitting CPD recording forms.

SCHOOL & ORGANISATION CAN ARRANGE TO BE INVOICED FOR STAFF – Contact Eliza on [email protected]