Professional development and learning for teachers
Graduate Teacher Conferences
The Graduate Teacher Conferences (GTCs) support teachers at Victorian government schools in their first and second year of teaching, or who are returning to the classroom after a period of leave.
Professional learning for teachers and teacher leaders
Explore leadership professional learning offered by the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership
Professional development for casual relief teachers
Use CRTPD to find professional learning on offer for the year.
Diversity and inclusion in schools
As one of Victoria's largest employers, the Department of Education aims to create an organisation that is diverse, fair and inclusive.
The Teaching Excellence Program
Apply to the Teaching Excellence Program, advanced professional learning for highly skilled teachers in Victorian government, Catholic and Independent schools.
OHS Induction and Training
Training starts at induction when an employee or contractor commences work. Every role within the department has certain OHS responsibilities, each requiring particular levels of competency.
Mentor training for experienced teachers
The Effective Mentoring Program is a professional learning opportunity for experienced teachers.
Training for international school coordinators
Victorian government schools accredited to enrol international students appoint an international student coordinator (ISC).
Managing challenging behaviours professional learning
This course has been designed to support school staff to respond to students who exhibit behaviours of concern.
Disability standards for education eLearning
These eLearning modules are to help schools and education providers understand their obligations under the disability standards for education legislation.
Professional learning program: Differentiated/play-based inquiry learning in the early years of schooling
Enhance early education with play-based learning. Discover our free online program for teachers in Victoria, developed in partnership with Deakin University.
This learning journey will give you the information you need to work with children with complex disabilities at your Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) service.
Master of Inclusive Education Program
Master's places are available for teachers to complete postgraduate study in inclusive education to continue supporting students of all abilities.
Manage challenging behaviour from parents
Toolkit of resources to manage situations where parents’ behaviour is challenging or aggressive.
Professional learning and development for principals and administrators
Professional development for principals and administrators
Most professional development opportunities for principals are run by the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership.
Professional learning for principals, assistant principals and business managers
Professional learning offered by the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership to help you find the training and support you need at your career stage.
Victorian Aspiring Principal Assessment
An assessment for aspiring principals that determines whether you are ready to be appointed to a principal role.
Training for CASES21 at regional information technology training centres (ITTCs) or online via eduPay.
IT training for school staff
School staff can access information and technology training through the CAMPUS learning centre and eduPay (eduMail login required).
Return to Work and Workers' Compensation Training
The department hosts training sessions for RTW Coordinators and for other people who are responsible for the administration of workers' compensation.
Reviewed 01 May 2023