Teachers Registration Board of the Northern Territory
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The Board is an independent body charged with: registering teachers, or granting authorisation to an employer to employ an unregistered person as a teacher; liaising with providers of teacher education and professional development in the Northern Territory; supporting the development of appropriate teacher education courses.


Dear Colleagues,

World Teachers' Day 2017: Celebrated in Australia on Friday 27 October

World Teachers' Day is an opportunity to acknowledge our teachers and say thanks for the significant contributions they make to students in our classrooms in all sectors from urban to remote communities across the Northern Territory.

Teachers truly make a difference educating and inspiring young people through their commitment to the profession.

"Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions" Anonymous

The Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory celebrates your contributions as teachers and wishes you a very

Sue Fisher


Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students in the NT

The test is currently available and is administered by the Australian Council of Educational Research on behalf of the Australian Government.
All students commencing an initial teacher education course from 1 January 2017 will be required to sit the test prior to graduation.
Current students are encouraged to sit the test as successful completion of the test may enhance employment prospects.

IJICC Article Invitation

Doing something innovative? Interested in writing an article on ‘STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS and Mathematics’? Click here for more information IJICC Article Invitation

Here are some great resources to begin the school year for teaching staff working in the Northern Territory:


International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change

Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers Report

Read the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TEMAG) Report,
Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers