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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.

Accreditation Policies

Accreditation at the point of employment

Accreditation of Transition Scheme Teachers

Accreditation at Proficient Teacher / Professional Competence

Accreditation at Professional Competence for existing teachers

Accreditation at Professional Accomplishment and Professional Leadership

Leave of Absence for provisionally and conditionally accredited teachers

Notification of a Decision to Revoke the Provisional or Conditional Accreditation of a New Scheme Teacher

Notification of a Decision to Refuse the Professional Competence Accreditation of a New Scheme Teacher

Policy for English Language Testing

Policy for Maintenance of Accreditation at Proficient Teacher

Withdrawal from Accreditation

Policy for Maintenance of Accreditation at Professional Accomplishment and Professional Leadership

Policy for issuing post-nominal letters to teachers -accredited at professional accomplishment and professional leadership