Induction for New and Beginning Support Teachers

Learning Focus
Student Support
Start Date
16 May, 2024
Enrol by
2 May, 2024
Program Description

New and beginning support teachers are encouraged to attend this Professional Learning to support them as they begin in the role as Support Teacher. Discussion topics include the role of the Support Teacher, where they can access support, Learning Plans, National Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) and the Disability Funding moderation process, ways of communicating within the team and where to find information.

Participants are encouraged to attend the session as an opportunity to meet some of the team, including Inclusive Practice Coaches and Inclusion and Cultural Diversity staff.

Program Outcomes

Participants will gain an increased understanding of the role of the Support Teacher, obligations under the Disability Standards for Education as well as an overview of both the National Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) and the Tasmanian Educational Adjustment Funding Model and contingency process.

Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
Location, Date & Time

Participants are encouraged to enrol in one session that is convenient to them. Term 2 sessions are a repeat of Term 1.

North-West (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)

  • Term 1: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 – Penguin Community Learning Centre, Penguin District School
  • Term 2 (repeated session): Tuesday, May 14, 2024 – ┬áparanaple convention centre

North (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)

  • Term 1: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 – Launceston Conference Centre

South (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)

  • Term 1: Thursday, February 22, 2024 – Professional Learning Institute
  • Term 2 (repeated session): Thursday, May 16, 2024 – Professional Learning Institute