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1 Teacher Registration Provisionally Registered Teachers Cheryl Harvey Secondary PRT Facilitator Team Solutions, 2010 This presentation is based on information taken from the Teachers Council website and the Towards Full Registration kit.http://www.teacherscouncil.govt.nz

2 Why registration? Teacher registration is your official membership to the teaching profession. It was established to ensure a minimum quality standard is applied to all teachers entering or currently teaching in the general education system of NZ. (Teachers Council)

3 Practising Certificate When an application for registration is approved, a teacher is issued with a practising certificate. This practising certificate is valid for three years from the date of issue, and enables the holder to be legally employed in a teaching position within the general education system of New Zealand. A current practising certificate is mandatory for those employed in teaching positions in Primary schools, Secondary schools, Kindergartens & some ECE.

4 Getting Started To begin your induction programme, you need to be employed in a teaching position that meets the requirements set by the Teachers Council. You need to: * be employed in a teaching position of 0.5 Full Time Teacher Equivalent (this normally equates to 12.5 hours per week) * teach in minimum blocks of 10 weeks * be employed within the general education system or a setting approved by the Teachers Council for gaining full registration * hold provisional registration and a current practising certificate

5 When you begin employment you need to: ensure you have a job description that incorporates the Satisfactory Teacher Dimensions or the Registered Teacher Criteria negotiate an induction programme with your mentor teacher that meets your own learning needs and is appropriate and realistic for your setting. This will include planning for your professional development and support. review and renegotiate your programme as your needs change. ask for help when you need it.

6 You need to keep your own record of: meetings and discussions with your supervising teacher goals set and followed up your own reflections on your progress observations of your teaching by your mentor teacher key areas of your professional development. Keep these records with you

7 You need to keep records of: Participation in courses and meetings, which require release from your teaching duties For each of these opportunities you need to reflect on the activity and apply it to your work as a teacher, and for your learners

8 You need to keep records of: professional discussions observations and feedback your critical reflections on data and assessment. The formative and summative evaluations of you in relation to the STDs or RTC.

9 Reflect on: Lesson planning and preparation Teaching practices Understanding of students’ learning Developing curriculum knowledge Developing expertise in use of assessment information Classroom management Interactions with students Interactions with parents & whanau

10 Professional Development Activities for Registration: Observing other teachers and learners in another learning centre Discussions with other teachers such as guidance counsellors, senior staff or with advisers or SES Studying professional material, analysing your own professional needs and development, and planning for better teaching

11 Professional Development Activities Becoming familiar with the library, teaching resources and records of the learning centre Finding out about the policies and procedures in your learning centre


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