Teacher Intern Placement Programme: to identify, attract and retain student teachers with suitable academic, personal and professional aptitude into priority teaching areas and locations as identified by the Department. It is an opportunity for UTAS student teachers to be based full-time in a school, whilst undertaking their final year of study.
Teacher Development Initiative – Early Childhood Specialisation and Science Education Specialists to provide teachers with unique opportunities to be supported by the Department to undertake university accredited courses in specialised areas and in doing so, develop their knowledge, understanding and skills to impact student learning. These programmes support teachers currently teaching in our schools to gain a qualification in designated areas. Teachers participate in intensive learning opportunities to build their expertise which will enable students greater access to more experienced and qualified teachers.
School and System Leadership Development Initiative: to provide
experienced school and system leaders with a structured opportunity to
further develop their skills and expertise in the areas of educational and executive leadership. This is a key investment in increasing the leadership
capacity across the system through post graduate study.
Paraprofessional Development Initiative: to provide support and foster the growth and development of Teacher Assistants, by providing the option of
a career path to a newly established paraprofessional role which will ensure the provision of high level support for students and teaching staff.
Business Management Development Initiative: to provide non-teaching
corporate support staff, including current School Business Managers and
corporate employees, with the opportunity to undertake formal study in the
areas of school and government leadership and management.