Teacher Professional Development
To maintain their standards of excellence, teachers need to be continually and actively engaged in their own learning throughout their career. The government is committed to supporting teachers in this pursuit.
The Teacher Learning and Leadership Program
Working Table on Teacher Development
In June 2004, a mini-discussion paper, Teacher Excellence: Unlocking Student Potential through Continuing Professional Development, was presented to the Minister's Education Partnership Table.
The Working Table on Teacher Development was established in 2005 and was charged with the task of considering the recommendations of the mini-discussion paper and making proposals for supporting the professional growth of teachers throughout their careers.
The Working Table on Teacher Development has made a number of recommendations which have impacted significantly on teacher growth and student learning: