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 which is 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.
An opportunity to learn more about this process and meet other teaching colleagues:- Seminar for Provisionally Registered Teachers who are working as Casual Relief
Teachers or in another context.
Fully Registered Teachers
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)
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
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.
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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