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Teacher accreditation in NSW

Accreditation supports quality teaching and recognises the invaluable role teachers play in the community.

To start or return to working as a teacher in a NSW school, you must be accredited by BOSTES.

The first step in the accreditation process is applying for Provisional or Conditional Accreditation. Apply for Provisional or Conditional Accreditation.

Teachers who have worked in a NSW school since before 1 October 2004, and have not had a break from teaching of more than 5 years, do not currently need to be accredited.

Accreditation will be mandatory for all NSW school and early childhood teachers in the future. This requirement will be rolled out over the next three years with a focus, during 2015, on consultation and planning with key stakeholders.


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