- School registration, Teacher accreditation
The Minister for Education and Early Learning has approved the NSW Teacher Accreditation Manual (TA Manual), following amendments to the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 in November 2021.
Please note, some of the reform implementation dates in this Official Notice have been superseded by Official Notice 26/22.
The purpose of the TA Manual is:
The TA Manual is being implemented in stages. However, the whole manual has been published so teachers, schools, services, Teacher Accreditation Authorities (TAAs) and employers can prepare for its implementation in full.
Sections 1-3; 10; and 11, which replace the previous:
Effective 29 Nov 2022
Sections 4-7; 9; 12; and 14 which will replace all other NESA teacher accreditation policies and procedures. Section 5.1.1 will not be fully implemented until 2023, see below.
The Guidelines for the Regulation of Teacher Accreditation Authorities for Non-Government Schools and Early Childhood Education Centres (TAA Guidelines) will be decommissioned.
The following school registration manuals will also be updated:
Effective February 2023, date to be confirmed
Sections 8 and 13 which introduce:
Effective 2023, date to be confirmed
For more information: