Atomi's webinars may count towards teachers' professional learning and development hours. The post-webinar email thanking you for your attendance can be used as evidence of the activity when logging your hours. To find out more about your state's requirements, see our overview below.


New South Wales

This information has been sourced from the New South Wales Education Standards Authority website. Please see here for further details.

Atomi's webinars fall under the category of 'Elective PD'.

Elective PD requirements

  • Enhance teaching practice to effect positive change and impact on student/child learning progress and achievement

  • Link to clear and relevant goals that are related to improving student/child outcomes

  • Provide opportunities for collaboration, transference and application of learning into teaching practice

  • Involve opportunities to give and receive feedback and/or undertake self-reflection and reflection on the teaching practice of others

  • Be research-based and evidence-based

Evidence required

Elective PD should be logged through your NESA account. Atomi webinars fall under the category of “Any course and/or activity in a priority area that is not accredited” when recording the 'activity type'.


Queensland

This information has been sourced from the Queensland College of Teachers website. Please see here for further details.

Continuing Professional Development examples

Participation in online learning activities including web conferences, webinars, self-paced learning programs, networks, forums and discussion groups.

Evidence required

Evidence can include:

  • School or employer verification

  • Documenting a reflection about the activity, knowledge gained and applied to teaching practice


Western Australia

This information has been sourced from the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia website. Please see here for further details.

Atomi's webinars fall under the category of 'Informal Activities'.

Professional learning activities

  • Professional learning activities must directly relate to at least one of the professional standards, and the relationship must be articulated in the evidence collected and retained by the teacher

  • Informal activities can include professional or collegiate meetings dedicated to teacher professional learning or requiring reflection on professional practice

  • Formal activities can include activities offered by professional development providers such as workshops, seminars and online learning

Evidence required

  • Informal activities: Teacher’s own record, notes and reflections


Victoria

This information has been sourced from the Victorian Institute of Teaching website. Please see here for further details.

Professional learning activities

Any activities that teachers engage in that develop their professional knowledge and practice to support student learning, and that are relevant to their teaching context, can be counted as professional learning. These may include:

  • Seminars, conferences, workshops and online learning

  • Professional development days and action research projects within the workplace

  • Short courses, multi-session professional learning and post-graduate study

  • Research participation

  • Professional reading (i.e. journals, research papers, books, reports)

  • Collegiate meetings and professional conversations focussed on improving practice and outcomes for learners

  • Resource research (i.e. professional associations and education organisations such as DET, VCAA, ACARA, AITSL, VIT)

  • Participation in education-related boards, committees or panels

Evidence required

Professional learning activities should be recorded, and include a reflection demonstrating how the activity has enhanced the teacher’s professional knowledge and/or teaching practice. Professional learning activities are to be entered via the ‘MyPD’ tile of the teacher’s MyVIT account.


South Australia

This information has been sourced from the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia website. Please see here for further details.

Professional learning activities

Examples of professional learning could include:

  • Face-to-face activities offered by professional development providers, such as workshops, seminars, conferences and short courses

  • Formal study leading to a qualification in education or a field relating to a teaching area

  • Educational research/action research projects

  • Online learning

  • Professional reading

  • Communities of practice and involvement in professional education associations

  • Professional learning required by your employer that can be referenced to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Evidence required

Evidence may include:

  • Attendance record

  • Learning journal (including the name of course/activity, presenter if applicable, date, and reflection/notes)


Please note that this information serves as a guide only and may be subject to change. Please check with your state's education standard or authority before logging professional development and learning hours.

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