New Career Teachers' Afternoon Forum: (TUT) Choose Your Own Adventure for Learning

60 places available

Start:  Friday 5 August 2022 - 12.45pm

Finish: Friday 5 August 2022 - 3.30pm

A light lunch will be provided from 12 noon.  Networking drinks and nibbles after the event.

Location:  SSTUWA building, 1 West Street, West Perth WA 6005 (off Thomas Street)



About the Forum

Inviting all teacher members in their first three years of teaching to join us for an afternoon of learning, fun and networking.

A choose your own adventure afternoon will find you selecting three sessions of your choice to attend.  Round table presentations will find you in a structured but informal format. Each session allowing maximum opportunity for interaction with the presenter and others in the group.

Your adventure will begin with three x 30-minute sessions around the topics of your choice.  

In between each session you will participate in A Burning Questions Challenge that will provide some fun and lots of learning.

End the afternoon forum with an opportunity to build you network. Join us for drinks and nibbles while you meet other early career teachers.

About the Sessions

The following sessions will be on offer throughout the afternoon.  You will complete an online pre-selection process prior to the event.

Let's Talk About...

  • Your Industrial Rights and New Agreement
  • Top Tips for Surviving and Thriving in your First years of Teaching
  • How to Communicate Assertively in the Workplace
  • Transitioning from Provisional to Full Registration
  • DOE Policies and Procedures around violence in Schools
  • Your Career Pathways in Education 
  • Top Tips for Writing Job Applications and Interview Skills


$ 60 : Members Only Event


A light lunch will be provided on arrival from 12 noon

Complimentary drinks and nibbles after the event.



Nominated Audience

K-12 Early Career Teachers (First three years)

Trade union training leave - Schools

Members in schools and TAFE colleges are eligible for five days of paid leave per year to attend trade union training (TUT).

To comply with TUT leave requirements applicants must:

  • Submit applications to DoE/principal four weeks prior to the event.
  • Provide DoE/principal with a printed copy of the course program attached to this form.
  • Be nominated by the SSTUWA. See “nominated audience” on the attached course program.

The school will not be charged for the salary of the person attending trade union training - this is covered by the DoE.  However, if a relief teacher is required, this is funded through the school's one line budget.

For school administration
When processing TUT leave applications:

  • Ensure staff attending training have selected TUT Leave in HRMIS.
  • Project code 1471 will be generated within the payment system.

Professional Standards for Teachers in Western Australia

This training relates to the following standards :

Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community