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Welcome to the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES)

BOSTES has been created as a new authority in NSW for standards in curriculum, student assessment and teacher quality.

BOSTES will deliver services previously provided by the Board of Studies NSW and the NSW Institute of Teachers.

A new BOSTES website is currently being prepared. In the meantime, please continue to use existing web pages for services and information.

For more information, visit the BOSTES homepage.

National Professional Standards for Teachers

The National Professional Standards for Teachers have been developed in consultation with all states and territories. Like the NSW Standards, they are intended to support the development of teachers throughout their teaching careers.

The National Standards broadly reflect the quality and context of the NSW Standards. 

Teachers provisionally and conditionally accredited in NSW after 1 October 2012 will be required to meet the National Standards in their work.

The National Professional Standards for Teachers

Template for the Accreditation at Proficient Teacher Report

Template for the Maintenance of Accreditation at Proficient Teacher Report

Information for Teachers Progressing to Proficient Teacher

pdf format How do I become Accredited at Proficient Teacher (144.39 KB)

Summary How do I support a teacher to become accredited at Proficient Teacher

pdf format Proficient Teacher Evidence Guide (749.81 KB)

Information about Transition Arrangements:  Accreditation Matters 1

                                                                  Accreditation Matters 2

                                                                  Accreditation Matters 3