Teacher professional development

Tocal College delivers courses designed specifically for teachers and is endorsed to provide NESA Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher, for the following courses:

Agpatch – Garden connections

An online course consisting of five modules that guide you through planning for the integration of a school garden into classroom practice and for connecting it to local primary industries.

We are currently reviewing this course and are not taking new enrolments. If you would like to know when it is available again please send an email to schools.program@dpi.nsw.gov.au.

The Climate Challenge for NSW teachers

This course will assist teachers of Agriculture and Primary Industries subjects in NSW to deliver up to date information related to weather and climate change. It specifically addresses the Stage 6 Agriculture elective The Climate Challenge but also provides general information in relation to the main drivers of weather patterns in Australia, impacts of climate change to our agricultural systems and risk management techniques.

Completing this course contributes 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2 and 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Cost: $150