An Area School Teachers' Sabbatical provides 10 school weeks' paid leave for you to undertake professional learning activities, reflection and rejuvenation.
Each year there are 12 sabbaticals available to teachers, in state or state-integrated area schools, covered by the Area School Teachers' Collective Agreement (ASTCA).
Applications for the 2019 Area School Teachers' Sabbaticals are now closed.
If you wish to apply for an Area School Teachers' Sabbatical, you must:
The application form includes guidelines on the types of professional learning that might be appropriate for a sabbatical and how your application will be assessed.
You can read previous recipients' sabbatical reports here.
We're here to help. If you can't find the answer you're looking for in the application guidelines, get in touch with us by calling 0800 165 225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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