Professional Learning

The Pathways and Transitions, Career Learning team is dedicated to the development and provision of quality professional learning for careers, transition advisers and school staff.

Professional learning is core to enable educators to improve their practice which leads to improved student outcomes and achievements.

Professional learning events

Event Date and registration details

Teachers Innovation Challenge

The Teachers’ Innovation Challenge is designed for teachers to deliver the NSW Department of Education iEntrepreneur resource to promote an entrepreneurial mindset.

Who: Secondary KLAs teachers Years 7-12 from the NSW Department of Education.

How: Interested teachers register their interest using an online Google form.

Where: Two day incubation workshops will be delivered at the Sydney Startup Hub followed by delivery at teachers’ schools. One day symposium delivered at the Sydney Startup Hub.

When: Term 1 and Term 2, 2023


EOIs open until 28 February 2023

For more information about

Entrepreneurial learning see Career Learning Website here

Teachers Innovation Challenge see staff noticeboard here

Expression of Interest:

Google form. Closes 28 February 2023.

Participating teachers are expected to:

  1. engage with MyPL iEntrepreneur e-learning modules (approx 3 hours)
  2. attend a two day incubation workshop at the Sydney Startup Hub
  3. develop a project plan to deliver the resource
  4. implement the iEntrepreneur resource at your school
  5. complete an evaluation form
  6. submit a final project report based on the delivery
  7. attend and present at the symposium at the Sydney Startup Hub.

Career Bites

Career Bites is delivered virtually by the Career Learning Team.

Each session is designed to be short and sharp providing career and transition advisers with updates and also professional learning to help you in your role. Sessions are recorded and then uploaded under the recordings tab in the professional learning and meetings channel.

Email Arthur Zigas for enquiries and suggestions: Arthur.zigas@det.nsw.edu.au



Upcoming dates:

Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm School to Work (STW) report

Location: Professional Learning and Meetings channel, Careers and Transition Adviser State Wide Staffroom, here.

Careers Adviser 201 Professional Learning

'Careers Adviser 201 Professional Learning' builds on the learning from Careers

Adviser 101 Professional Learning and applies the capability, knowledge and skills of Careers Advisers to develop and deliver quality careers education to secondary students in public schools. Careers Adviser 201 Professional Learning, is a series of three learning modules developed to ensure consistent understanding of careers education including policy, programs and available support.

Registrations now open.

Email Arthur Zigas for enquiries Arthur.zigas@det.nsw.edu.au


Module 1: Thursday, 17 November 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Module 2: Thursday, 24 November 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Module 3: Thursday, 1 December 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Download the flyer.

Models of Workplace Engagement

Expanding Workplace Learning and Workplace Engagement Activities for School Students.

The ability to provide a range of workplace learning and workplace engagement activities for students has the potential to enrich school career education programs and enhance vocational learning outcomes for students across the curriculum.

This professional learning delves into the four models supporting their career education program, curriculum delivery, school values and plans, student cohort profiles and needs, and other local factors (e.g. business and industry profiles and relationships, ability to coordinate, geographic, population and cultural factors).

For further information contact:

Amy Greenshields at Amy.Greenshields1@det.nsw.edu.au

Two Sessions Available: maximum 20 participants per P/L session.

Sessions are 90 minutes each. Participants need only attend one session.

  • Option 1 - Wednesday 16 November 2022 (12.30 pm - 2:00 pm) CANCELLED
  • Option 2 - Wednesday 7 December 2022 (2:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

Register on MyPL NR36039:

Note: To register select:

  1. Careers Adviser Professional Learning
  2. Sessions
  3. Models of Workplace Engagement
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