Professional practice elements

The professional practice elements help teachers allocate more time and more support to the continuing task of improving professional practice. The three elements are:

The professional practice elements aim to achieve teaching and learning excellence.

Professional practice guide for teachers

Download the following guide to find out what the professional practice elements mean for you and your school:

Practice notes for teachers

We're developing a series of professional practice notes to supplement the practice guide:

Note one: four professional practice days
Note two: learning specialist
Note three: small school access to learning specialists
Note four: peer observation, feedback and reflection
Note five: using walls to turn data into instruction
Note six: formative assessment
Note seven: intellectual rigour challenges all students
Note eight: using the practice principles to guide literacy learning
Note nine: using high impact teaching strategies to support literacy learning
Note ten: effective professional learning
Note 11: enhancing literacy learning with the pedagogical model
Note 12: amplify literacy learning with student voice
Note 13: supporting students during the transition from primary to secondary school
Note 14: using metacognitive strategies to support student self-regulation and empowerment
Note 15: assessment moderation

Find out more about professional practice

Answers to specific questions about professional practice (eduMail login required) have been developed following discussions with teachers, principals and regional staff.

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