Continuing Professional Development FAQs

What are the CPD requirements?

CPD is an annual requirement for all teachers with full registration. This includes teachers working full and part-time, as well as supply and contract teachers.

You must undertake CPD that demonstrates:

  • a balance across
    • employer directed and supported CPD ƒ
    • school-supported CPD
  • a range of types of CPD activities
  • completion of at least the minimum annual amount required.

Your CPD must have regard to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers1(PDF, 5.4MB)  or, for Principals, the Australian Standard for Principals2 (PDF, 702KB).


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