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    Support available to casual relief teachers 

    Casual Relief Teachers

    CRTs play a critical role in education by ensuring that schools are able to provide continuity of programs and teaching.

    Provisionally Registered Teachers

    PRTs working as CRTs have the same requirements of registration: to gather evidence of teaching to demonstrate proficiency as a teacher to move to full registration. 

    Full details are available from the supporting provisionally registered teachers website.

    Support to become a fully registered teacher

    Fully Registered Teacher

    All fully registered teachers have the same requirements of registration regardless of employment.

    To find out more about currency of practice teaching days take a look at the equivalent practice fact sheet Equivalent Practice (PDF - 39.83 KB)

    Useful information on professional learning for the purposes of renewal of registration including some handy hints and suggestions for sourcing professional learning.

    Professional Learning (PDF - 370 KB)


    CRT networks

    Networks operate across Victoria where there is interest from CRTs. They provide an avenue for teachers to meet regularly to share information and gain knowledge. They are not employment agencies and meet for professional learning only.

    Currently CRT networks are operating in a range of regional locations. If you wish to join one of these networks please contact the relevant coordinator.


    Resources for casual relief teachers

    Assessment Professional Learning Modules
    Research publications
    DEECD Casual Relief Teachers Support Initiative
    AITSL (Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership)
    SCOOTLE resources and online community
    AEU (Australian Education Union) CRT association
    IEU (Independent Education Union of Australia)
    The Digest  - The Digest is prepared for the Institute by the Australian Council for Educational Research, and will be published periodically. Each digest focuses on a single topic, and provides a review of key messages from current research.
    Inside Teaching
    The Professional Identity of relief teachers (PDF - 73 KB)

    The international teacher refresher program

    The International Teacher Refresher Program at Homesglen is a three month full-time course that provides participants with an understanding of the context, culture and pedagogy that is used with in Victorian government schools.

    More information on the Holmesglen website

    International Teacher Refresher program (PDF - 129 KB)

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      Last updated: 7/10/2014 10:04 AM