International teacher exchange
An International teacher exchange allows you to
about a different education system
teaching opportunities to enhance your proven outstanding teaching practice
with international cultures and communities
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We are now accepting applications for 2018 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 2018.
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.
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Hear from some of our international teacher exchange participants about how they've benefited from the program.
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Contact our teacher exchange team via firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 02 4224 9085.