Graduate teacher conferences (GTCs)

Teachers in the first or second year of teaching will build their capacity and foster networks at the area level through the Graduate Teacher Conferences.

Each area will have two Graduate Teacher Conferences, one for first year graduates and one for second year graduates.

Flourishing in your first year: Graduate Teacher Conference (GTC1)

Teachers in their first year of teaching are invited to attend Flourishing in your First Year: Graduate Teacher Conference.

The conference for first year teachers is being held face-to-face in a venue in your area.

The conference offers an opportunity to gain knowledge and practical strategies through sessions on:

  • developing your professional identity
  • developing your professional practice by selecting 1 morning and 1 afternoon breakout session on:
    • finding solutions through professional conversations
    • moving to behavioural engagement
    • meeting the needs of all your students
  • becoming an active member of professional communities
  • promoting your wellbeing
  • developing an awareness of professional resources and supports.

Succeeding in your second year: Graduate Teacher Conference (GTC2)

Teachers in their second year of teaching are invited to attend Succeeding in your Second Year: Graduate Teacher Conference

The conference for second year teachers is being held online for your area.

The conference offers an opportunity to gain knowledge and practical strategies through sessions on:

  • developing your professional integrity through your professional identity
  • developing your professional practice by selecting 1 morning and 1 afternoon breakout sessions on:
    • making the most of data
    • supporting diverse learners
    • building positive relationships
  • becoming an active member of professional communities
  • promoting your wellbeing
  • developing an awareness of professional resources and supports.

Registrations

Graduates are encouraged to attend the GTC assigned to their school's local area. You can register by clicking on the regional hyperlink below relevant to your area.

Flourishing in your First Year: Graduate Teacher Conference (GTC1)

Full day, face-to-face conferences. Registration will open soon.

See map on this page to find your area.

If your conference is sold out you are encouraged to register for an online conference.

GTC1- North Western Victorian Region

  • Loddon Campaspe, 23 August
  • Mallee, 24 August
  • North Eastern Melbourne, 26 August
  • Hume Moreland, 29 August

GTC1- South Western Victorian Region

  • Barwon, 19 August
  • Wimmera South West, 31 August
  • Western Melbourne, 1 September
  • Central Highlands, 2 September
  • Brimbank Melton, 5 September

GTC1- North Eastern Victorian Region

  • Inner Eastern Melbourne, 23 August
  • Goulburn, 25 August
  • Inner Eastern Melbourne, 30 August
  • Ovens Murray, 6 September
  • Outer Eastern Melbourne, 9 September

GTC1 - South Eastern Victorian Region

  • Bayside Peninsula, 18 August 
  • Bayside Peninsula, 1 September 
  • Southern Melbourne, 7 September
  • Outer/Inner Gippsland, 8 September
  • Southern Melbourne, 12 September

GTC1 - Online

  • Online conference 1 - 22 August
  • Online conference 2 - 2 September

Succeeding in Second Year Graduate Teacher Conference (GTC2)

Full day online conferences. Registration will open soon.

See map on this page to find your area.

GTC2 - North Western Victorian Region

  • Mallee, 3 August
  • Hume Moreland, 9 August
  • Loddon Campaspe, 12 August
  • North Eastern Melbourne, 15 August


GTC2 - South Western Victorian Region

  • Central Highlands, 26 July
  • Barwon, 1 August
  • Wimmera South West, 2 August
  • Western Melbourne, 8 August
  • Brimbank Melton, 10 August

GTC2 - North Eastern Victorian Region

  • Ovens Murray, 21 July
  • Goulburn, 22 July
  • Outer Eastern Melbourne, 13 August
  • Inner Eastern Melbourne, 4 August

GTC2 - South Eastern Victorian Region

  • Bayside Peninsula, 27 July
  • Southern Melbourne, 29 July
  • Southern Melbourne, 16 August
  • Outer/Inner Gippsland, 11 August

Map of department regions

Cost

The program is free.

Contact and advice

For queries about teacher professional practice, email professional.practice@education.vic.gov.au.

Conference resources

These graduate teacher induction resources are provided to you as part of the conferences and contain helpful resources on professional learning, wellbeing and more.