Department of Education



Entry and Orientation Program

About the program

The Entry and Orientation program is designed to support teachers returning to teaching or joining the Department from other states or overseas. This program familiarises participants with current best practice in Western Australian public schools.

Qualified teachers who are returning to teaching after a period of leave, or are new to Western Australia, are eligible to enrol.

Learning intentions

By the end of this program, it is intended participants will gain a better understanding of:

  • working for the Department of Education and the benefits of teaching in the Western Australian public school system
  • effective classroom practice
  • using data to inform planning
  • evidencing the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and maintaining teacher registration
  • planning for the Western Australian Curriculum
  • the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework
  • NAPLAN and OLNA.

Target audience

Teachers returning to public education teaching in Western Australia.

About the facilitators

Consultants from a variety of Department of Education business units facilitate the sessions.

Electronic certificates of attendance will be emailed to all participants.


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