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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.

Information for Potential Teachers

From 1 October 2004 all Undergraduates and Graduates seeking to be employed as a teacher in a New South Wales school are required to be accredited.

This site provides information for NSW Graduate Teachers , Interstate Teachers and Overseas-trained Teachers

It provides information on:

  • undergraduate and graduate qualifications required to become a teacher in a New South Wales school; and
  • requirements to be eligible for accreditation to teach in NSW schools and
  • links to approved initial teacher education programs.

Information for Prospective Teachers (pdf)  - information for those currently studying or planning on studying to become a teacher.

Who is eligible for accreditation to teach?

What qualifications are required to teach in NSW?

What if I have a Diploma level teaching qualification?

How can I be accredited to teach in NSW? (Applying for a Statement of Eligibility).

What opportunities are there for employment in New South Wales?