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Facts and figures, forms, checklists, videos and helpful websites are available to help guide your teacher accreditation process, professional development provider endorsement or initial teacher education program accreditation.

Overview of requirements

The NSW Government Great Teaching, Inspired Learning (GTIL) reforms mean that every NSW school teacher now needs to meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. This includes the need for all teachers to be accredited to continue, return to or start teaching in a NSW school from 1 January 2018.

Read the requirements for your stage of accreditation

Facts and figures

Quick statistics and the history about teacher accreditation in NSW.

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Forms and templates

Forms and templates for submitting information to the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES).

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Watch our success stories to see how other teachers and schools are approaching achieving accreditation and planning  professional development.

Watch videos


Evidence guides and other documents to support your accreditation journey.

Read our guidelines and other support documents

Checklists and tips

Checklists and tips to make sure you have all the documentation you need when submitting information to BOSTES.

Read our checklists and tips


Read reports about teacher quality, education, accreditation and standards.

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Useful websites

A series of NSW, interstate and international websites relating to teacher accreditation.

View list of helpful websites