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    PTCplus -
    Building capacity through professional learning

    The Professional Teachers’ Council NSW is delighted to introduce a professional learning platform utilising the professional capacity of Teacher Associations called PTCplus . Professional Learning events produced by PTCplus across a wide range of curriculum areas, with BOSTES accreditation are quality events created by teachers and presented by teachers.

    Teacher Associations will be invited to provide quality presentations accessing their depth of subject specific knowledge to create contemporary professional learning experiences within schools. PTCplus will work with PTCplus registered schools to create a professional learning centre and community within individual schools. Professional learning events will be created to support individual school plans and staff identified areas of professional learning.

    Non-curriculum events will also be available from PTCplus via a suite of areas presented by leading consultants. To find out more about this exciting new venture for PTC NSW please contact the PTC NSW office to arrange a consultation in your school.

    PTCplus will:

    • Establish a professional learning centre within YOUR school
    • YOU decide on the professional learning needs of your staff/students/parents
    • PTCplus creates a PL event calendar with YOU
    • PL events are created by teachers – presented by teachers to YOUR needs
    • Compliant PL events are BOSTES accredited

    PTCplus is:

    • your professional learning partner
    • creating your learning community
    • your sustainable professional learning model

    sustainability                   productivity                  creativity                     diversity


PTC NSW Member Associations

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Teachers - Join a Professional Teaching Association today!

  • Membership of a Professional Teaching Association entitles you to:

    • Actively participate in curriculum development
    • Be involved in network meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences
    • Receive newsletters or journals and email updates
    • Have access to resources and support networks
    • Maintain and improve knowledge, skills and abilities
    • Develop a professional and social network of colleagues
    • Access to leadership and mentoring opportunities
    • Improve your involvement in education decision making


    Professional associations ... play an important role in enriching and enhancing the quality of teaching, curriculum support, educative leadership, and school development in general. - Schools Renewal Page 112


    How to join a Professional Teaching Association

    For information on joining a professional teachers association, please visit our Member Association websites.  On these sites you will find more information about the work of particular associations, event information, resources and publications AND how to become a member of the association.

    If a website link is not available, please contact the PTC NSW office stating the association you wish to communicate with and we will put you in touch with them. 


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Student Study Days

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Global Education Project NSW (GEPNSW)

  • The Global Education Project NSW (GEPNSW) works to help educators provide teaching and learning which broadens students’ outlook so they become more active, involved citizens of the global community.

    We work with universities to deliver Global Education content and pedagogy to pre-service teachers across the full range of KLAs and with schools in all sectors to develop resources and teaching programs.

    For teachers

    Access a range of Global Education classroom and background resources

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    gepnsw gpf cover s Global education is a perspective which broadens students’ outlook to become active, engaged citizens of the global community. It provides deep learning opportunities for the exploration of all subjects through the five global education learning emphases: interdependence and globalisation;identity and cultural diversity; social justice and human rights; peace building and conflict resolution; and sustainable futures.

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Global Education and MyScience (GEMS)

Upcoming Events

Friday, 19 February, 2016 - 09:00AM
Effective Pedagogy in English
Saturday, 27 February, 2016 - 10:00AM
Children Writing with New Technologies
Tuesday, 15 March, 2016 - 04:30PM
Leadership Webinars
Thursday, 17 March, 2016 - 08:00AM
Legal Studies State Conference 2016
Thursday, 17 March, 2016 - 04:00PM
Children’s perspectives on the literacy learning
Wednesday, 30 March, 2016 - 04:15AM
Revamping and Resourcing Commerce
Thursday, 28 April, 2016 - 04:30AM
Leadership Webinar – Session 2
Wednesday, 04 May, 2016 - 03:30PM
Nurturing Future Wordsmiths: A Focus on Vocabulary
Thursday, 05 May, 2016 - 03:30PM
Sydney West: Focus On Vocabulary
Tuesday, 17 May, 2016 - 04:30AM
Leadership Webinar – Session 3
Friday, 20 May, 2016 - 08:30AM
2016 EBE NSW Annual Conference
Friday, 20 May, 2016 - 08:45AM
New Careers Advisers Day 2016
Saturday, 21 May, 2016 - 08:30AM
Meet the Markers of the 2015 HSC Science Exams
Saturday, 28 May, 2016 - 09:00AM
Early Career Teachers Day
Tuesday, 14 June, 2016 - 04:30PM
Leadership Webinar – Session 4

Latest News

  • PTC NSW Member Association information event in Term 1 2016

    Our first member association information evening “Governance and all the jazz!” will be held early in Term 1. The evening will provide information for all associations around Governance, Financial and Legal
    requirements that all associations need to meet.

    Prior to the evening associations will be able to ask questions via email in advance, with answers provided during the evening. Once the date and venue has been set an invitation will be sent to all member association Presidents.

  • Showcasing our associations' PL events

    PTC NSW Secretariat has begun compiling Professional Learning events for the Semester 1 2016 PL Calendar. All PTC NSW member associations are invited to inform the Secretariat of all association PL events scheduled for each semester.

    The PL SemesterOne calendar will offer a smorgasbord of quality PL events across all participating member associations.

    This calendar is a wonderful vehicle for reaching a wide audience of members and non-members, encouraging teachers to attend courses or consider joining their respective Professional Teachering Association.

    For further information contact the PTC NSW office via email or phone 02 9716 0378.

  • PTCplus Takes Off in 2016

    Introducing the PTCNSWnew Professional Learning (PL) initiative PTCplus. This professional learning
    platform utilising the professional capacity of Teacher Associations, will provide professional learning experiences directly within schools based on their staff’s individual, faculty and whole school development plans. Compliant PL events will attract BOSTES accreditation. All PTC NSW member associations will be invited to provide quality presentations accessing their depth of subject specific knowledge and valued professional presenters to create contemporary professional learning
    experiences to be delivered within schools.

    Non-curriculum staff and student events are also available from PTCplus. To find out more about this exciting new venture PTC NSW will be hosting an information evening early in Term 1. Information will be sent to all member associations shortly.

    Contact the PTC NSW office on 02 9716 0378 if you would like further information about this exciting initiative.

    PTCplus supporting schools to build capacity through professional learning.

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