Teacher Intern Placement Program (TIPP)

Learning Focus
Initial Teacher Education
Start Date
4 May, 2023
Enrol by
2 May, 2023

Expressions of Interest for the Teacher Intern Placement Program for 2024 are now closed. Please email tipp@decyp.tas.gov.au with general enquiries.

Program Description

The Teacher Intern Placement Program (TIPP) provides University of Tasmania (UTAS) teacher education students with the opportunity to undertake their final year of study while based full-time in a Tasmanian public education school.

TIPP scholarships (minimum $30,000) are awarded to UTAS teacher education students who demonstrate academic, personal and professional aptitude for quality teaching.

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Brochure Information


Expressions of Interest closing Sunday 28th May.

Program Outcomes

The TIPP provides participants the opportunity work alongside experienced teachers (mentors) and embed practical teaching skills into their final year of study. Successful completion of the TIPP in 2024 guarantees a permanent teaching position with the Department in 2025.

Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Standard 5 – Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community
Location, Date & Time

Expressions of interest for 2024 are now closed. Please contact tipp@decyp.tas.gov.au