Student Teacher Conference 2020

Preparing you for the teaching workforce 

Wednesday 23 September | Online

This conference is designed to help you feel confident navigating the world of work after you graduate from your teaching degree. It's a fantastic professional development opportunity, where you'll hear from education experts and network with peers from other universities.

All student teachers and pre-service teachers are welcome, no matter how far you are into your degree. 

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Session overview

Your first teaching job - Principal Q&A
What do school leaders look for in an applicant? What value do graduate teachers bring to a school? How can you make yourself stand out from other applicants? Bring your questions for an interactive panel discussion with a group of current school leaders.

Victorian Institute of Teaching
Meet the VIT and find out the important information you need as you move to becoming a registered teacher.

Preparing for interviews
Congratulations, you have an interview! This practical session will help prepare you for what to expect at an interview and give you an opportunity to develop some practical skills for your next panel interview.

The path from uni to work – a graduate teacher perspective
After finishing your degree, it can feel daunting stepping into your own classroom. Hear the perspective of two graduate teachers and their advice to make the transition smooth. Have your questions ready for this interactive workshop.

9.50am Registration - via online platform
10.00am Welcome to Country
Wurundjeri Tribe Council
10.10am Sponsors:
VicSuper/First State Super
Teachers Health
10.20am Welcome and outline of the day
10.30am Welcome
AEU Leadership
10.50am Your first teaching job
Principal Q&A
11.20am Quick break
11.30am Graduate panel discussion
12.10pm Quick break
12.20pm Victorian Institute of Teaching
1.00pm Lunch break
1.30pm Preparing for interviews
2.30pm Quick break
2.40pm The path from uni to work - a graduate teacher perspective
3.40pm Closing activity
3.50pm Conference concludes

The AEU Student Teacher Conference is proudly sponsored by:


Payment must be made before the day of the conference. Register early, places are limited.


If you have any queries regarding this conference, please contact Linda McKenzie either by phone 03 9418 4860 or email - [email protected]

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