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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

PRT/CRT Seminar 30 June 2015
10am - 3pm

The Seminar is FULLY BOOKED. 
If you are registered for this event and are unable to attend, please access your MyVIT portal and un-register to enable others to attend.
For further information on applying for full registration as a casual relief teacher see the e-book on the PRT website.

Provisionally registered teachers working as Casual Relief Teachers are invited to attend this full day seminar. If you are a CRT with full registration you are not able to register for this seminar.

PRTs register on-line through their portal access accessed via the website.

The purpose of the day is to:

  • Provide targeted support in the process of applying for full registration
  • Share strategies and approaches that can result in success when working as a CRT
  • Provide networking opportunities

There is no cost involved in this event.

How to register for this event

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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