International teacher exchange

An International teacher exchange allows you to

LEARN
about a different education system
+
EXPAND
teaching opportunities to enhance your proven outstanding teaching practice
+
CONNECT
with international cultures and communities

Applications are now open

The application process requires a considerable amount of preparation, so don’t delay!

Applications close Friday 8th of December 2017.

Apply now

International teacher exchange

Through the department's International Teacher Exchange Program, you could swap teaching positions and personal accommodation with a similarly placed overseas teacher for one year, commencing in either January or July 2019.

Exchange selection is a competitive process. Applicants will be considered on their merit with preference being given to teachers who:

  • have demonstrated exceptional practice, in particular if they have achieved Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher accreditation;
  • provide a strong recommendation from their principal around their professional and personal suitability for an exchange; and
  • have been highly recommended by their Director, Public Schools NSW.

Check your eligibility

Find out if you're eligible to apply.

Be inspired

Hear from some of our international teacher exchange participants about how they've benefited from the program.

Read the FAQs

Get answers to your questions about the International Teacher Exchange Program.

Remind me to apply

Sign-up and we'll send you a reminder email one week before applications close!

Connect via Facebook

Connect with us and other teachers interested in a teacher exchange through the Teacher exchange NSW Facebook page.

Talk to us

Contact our teacher exchange team via corporate.exchangeprograms@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 02 4224 9085.