Ideas for Special Needs Professional Development

23 JUNE 2017

Nearly 90% of teachers met the Special Needs PD requirement for renewal of registration in 2016.

If you are a teacher who needs to declare it this year in your 20 hours of PD, you should have received reminders from us.

Keeping your professional knowledge and practice updated is an important responsibility. It directly affects learning outcomes for those you teach. 

Here are some resources to help you with your own Special Needs PD: 


Watch this video for ideas on sourcing Special Needs PD.


Reflection Tool

Download this Special Needs Professional Development Reflection Tool. DOCX, 87.77 KB

Further information

To find out more about why teacher professional development is important go to the Australian Charter for the Professional Learning of Teachers and School Leaders

The Victorian Government sees it as a key priority that you further develop your capability to design and implement teaching activities that support the participation and learning of learners with disability. You also need to know the relevant policy and legislative requirements that relate to these learners.