Australian Professional Standards for Teachers - Australian Capital Territory


You must comply with this standard if you intend to teach at a school as a casual relief, temporary or permanent position teacher. The standard promotes excellence in the profession of teaching and school leadership in order to improve educational outcomes. Additionally, they provide a framework that teachers are required to comply with in the areas of:

  • knowledge
  • practice
  • professional engagement.

You must be able to demonstrate compliance with this standard if you intend to be registered as a teacher in the Australian Capital Territory.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

ACT Teacher Quality Institute Act 2010 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

ACT Teacher Quality Institute Regulation 2010 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Teacher Quality Institute

Contact details

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