Lightning Ridge

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 May 2016

A two day conference open to all new (beginning) teachers in their first two years employed as a permanent, temporary or casual teacher in the schools sector by the NSW Department of Education. Teachers from the Western and North Western NSW region plus surrounding areas are eligible to apply.

This conference will include an opportunity for participants to network with other new teachers, explore their conditions of work and current issues in education, enhance their programming, planning and classroom management skills as well as explain the requirements and procedures for gaining and maintaining accreditation. Participants will also lean about the support and member services offered by the Federation.

The Federation receives overwhelmingly positive feedback from beginning teachers that have attended previous conferences.


Completing Beginning Teachers Conference – Lightning Ridge will contribute 6 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 1.4.2, 2.2.2, 2.3.2, 2.4.2, 3.2.2, 4.1.2, 6.1.2, 7.2.2, 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


A great opportunity to meet other beginning teachers in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Accommodation, all meals and conference notes are provided.

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