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Early childhood education (ECE) teachers can now renew full practising certificates online!

The Council is excited to announce that early childhood teachers can apply to renew their full practising certificate (EC30) online, the process is simple, fast and efficient for teachers and leaders. Apply for EC30 online.

Matatū November: find out how to nominate candidates for the Teaching Council elections

In this issue you'll find stories about how to nominate candidates for the Teaching Council elections, our latest podcast, and teachers from Nelson College for Girls focusing on student wellbeing.

Council to strengthen evidence-based English language proficiency requirements

From 1 January 2019, we will be broadening the types of evidence we accept of English language proficiency to provide candidates with more ways to demonstrate they meet the standard for registration. We are also extending the range of recognised English-language test providers. Click here for current English language requirements

Are you a beginning teacher looking for a mentor? Or an experienced teacher interested in becoming a mentor?

Our Tuakana Teina programme aims to match experienced pou tautoko/mentor teachers with Provisionally Certified Teachers/Beginning Teachers to help them to progress towards Full Certification. Mentoring is a team effort, read about a Steiner school experience

Teaching Today Podcast Episode 6: professional boundaries 

Expert John Parsons speaks about real-life examples and gives his tips on how boundaries can help teachers navigate complex relationships, protect themselves, preserve mental health and emotional energy and uphold standards and values.

Information for secondary teachers about fees and the collective agreement

The payment of fees by the Secretary of Education was agreed upon for the term of the Secondary Teachers Collective Agreement only. As such, fees for a practising certificate that expires after 31 October 2018 are payable by individual teachers.