Accreditation

NSW Department of Education: School Services Directorate

School Services - Learning, Teaching and Leading Team

Essential Links

The Teacher Quality Advisors created this page with links to key documentation to support you in the accreditation process across all career stages.


Please feel free to contact one of the team members in your school area for further assistance. Our contact details are at the end of the flyer - just keep scrolling down.

Early Childhood Teachers

It is now a requirement for all NSW early childhood teachers (ECTs) working in approved centre based early childhood services to be accredited.

Maintenance of Accreditation

Specific Roles and the Accreditation Process

The Higher Levels of Accreditation

Accreditation of Teachers at Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher

NESA: Policy for Accreditation at Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher (2016)

TQAs: Highly Accomplished and Lead Administration Essentials

Identify your strengths and plan your development with the School Leader Self Assessment Tool.

Professional Standards & Accreditation Officers

Please send the evidence & report for teachers seeking accreditation at proficient and to:


Ann Gibney: ann-maree.gibney@det.nsw.edu.au (46 332 711)

Teacher Quality Advisors