Accreditation

Accreditation A – To work in a catholic school/system

‘Accreditation A’ is for all employees working in Catholic schools and the Catholic education system in Tasmania. All employees are called to share in the evangelising mission of Catholic schools. The foundational knowledge of the mission and purpose of the Catholic school supports the efforts of all employees to understand and give witness to the Catholic faith.

 

Who is ‘Accreditation to work in a Catholic school’ for?

All staff employed in Catholic schools and the Catholic education system in Tasmania. ‘Accreditation A’ is foundational to accreditations ‘B’ (to teach) and ‘C’ (to teach Religious Education).

 

Accreditation B – To Teach in a Catholic school

‘Accreditation B’ is for all employees teaching in Catholic schools in Tasmania. All teachers have a responsibility to foster the Catholic school’s mission through its life and curriculum. Catholic school teachers are required to understand and to give witness to the Gospel.

 

Who is ‘Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic’ school for?

All teaching staff employed on or after 1 January 2017.

On commencement of their appointment to work as a teacher in a Catholic school, teachers are awarded ‘Provisional Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School’. 

Relief and temporary staff are encouraged but not required to complete ‘Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School’.

 

Accreditation C – To teach Religious Education (RE) in a Catholic school 

‘Accreditation C’ is for all employees teaching Religious Education in Catholic schools in Tasmania. Religious Education teachers present, explain and justify the Christian message as it is transmitted by the Catholic Church. They implement the Religious Education program mandated by the Archbishop of Hobart. 


Who is ‘Accreditation to teach Religious Education in a Catholic school’ for? 

Teachers of Religious Education in Catholic Schools in Tasmania.

On commencement of their appointment to work as a teacher of Religious Education in a Catholic school, teachers are awarded ‘Provisional Accreditation to Teach Religious Education in a Catholic school’.

All Strands have a maintenance component, which must be met, once Accreditation levels are attained.

For further information, please refer to the Accreditation Policy  or contact the Accreditation administrator.

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