Graduate Teachers

The TLN provides professional development opportunities specifically designed for graduate teachers. TLN has partnerships with the AEU, IEU and Department of Education and Training to support graduate teachers in their work.

The Top 100 Graduate Teacher Program

The Top 100 Graduate Teacher Program was a series of 10 professional development programs running in 2018-2019, each containing 10 Top Tips for graduate teachers. The program was designed to support graduate teachers in their first year of employment. The program was available across the country and created an online professional community of graduate teachers. It was only available to graduate teachers who are members of the IEU or AEU.

For details about available courses consult the union branch in your state.

Graduate Teacher Learning Series

The TLN in partnership with the Victorian Department of Education and Training has produced 12 online newsletters for graduate teachers. Each newsletter includes feature articles on student engagement, teacher wellbeing and formative assessment. Each edition includes a wide range of material sourced from mentor teachers designed to support graduate teachers. The content of each newsletter is stored on a website. It includes written material, videos and podcasts.

For more information and to access the content go to:

Some of the content references documents that are specific to teachers in Victoria, however, the content is relevant to all graduate teachers.