From 1 October 2017 the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) will only recognise previous teaching experience when it is part of an application for immediate full registration.
A significant decision concerning the relevance of a serious criminal offence (unrelated to teaching) to the suitability of a person to teach, was made by VCAT late last year.
As part of the Victorian government’s special needs plan, registered teachers are now required to undertake professional development (PD) activities to develop their capability to teacher learners with disability (special needs).
The Minister for Education, the Hon. James Merlino MP has released a video message for school professionals and parents to help them prepare for the 1 August 2016 implementation of child safe standards.