Australian Professional Teachers’ Association

APTA is offering an Adobe Connect workshop to your member associations. There is availability for 30 registrants. The registrations will be through Eventbrite.  Please email the Secretary at to register early interest.

See the message from the APTA President and the news in brief
APTA News In Brief – February 2017


ACER Review of Years 9 to 12 TASMANIA: Final Report 23 December 2016 

The purpose of the Review of Years 9 to 12 in Tasmania was to ‘identify opportunities to improve attendance, retention and attainment outcomes’ (A contract between ACER and the Tasmanian Department of Education, 2016).  The Tasmanian Government is implementing reforms to improve students’ retention and attainment in Tasmania’s schools. The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) was commissioned to undertake an independent review of Years 9 to 12 concerning the following issues:
• student and workforce data
• curriculum policy and provision (including vocational education and training (VET)
• design and delivery for Years 9 to 12 (which includes the three Tasmanian education sectors: the Tasmanian Catholic Education Office (TCEO), Independent Schools Tasmania (IST) and the Department of Education (DoE)).

See pages 19-26 for the Executive summary of the 232 page .Final Report Years 9-12 Tasmania

Outdoor Education Tasmania (OET)

NEAT welcomes the newly formed Outdoor Education Tasmania (OET) network. Previously known as the Tasmanian Outdoor Education Teachers Association (TOETA). Teachers, instructors and commercial providers implementing outdoor education in Tasmanian schools are invited to view or join online 


Australian Professional Teachers Association (APTA) 

APTA Award Nominations – close 4 March 2016

Nominations are called for the APTAs.
The APTA awards acknowledge the exemplary innovation and leadership carried out by individuals and associations who have made outstanding contributions as volunteers for professional teaching associations.

Nominate worthy Australian educators and associations for the APTAs.  There are six APTA awards categories. For the information about the award and the nomination form click on the link/s below.

The APTAs are sponsored by Solution Tree.


Reports by NEAT Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Reports


2015 President’s Report – Annual General Meeting, December 2015

2015 President’s Report

2013 President’s Report – Annual General Meeting, April 2013

2013 President’s Report 

2012 President’s Report – Annual General Meeting, April 2012

2012 President’s Report 

Building School-Based Curriculum Area Leadership

Improving the learning outcomes of Tasmanian Students 

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