Study Support Grants provide a 0.16 FTTE time allowance allowing teachers to study or undertake research while continuing to teach.
You can also apply for a reimbursement of up to $500 toward your course fees, once you have successfully finished your course.
Each year there are 12 Study Support Grants available to fully registered teachers, in state or state-integrated schools, covered by the Area School Teachers' Collective Agreement (ASTCA).
The 0.16 FTTE is added to your schools staffing entitlement for use through the year. This works out approx. 4 hours per week depending on how you and your school structure your leave.
When a course has particular time requirements (e.g. a block course) the time allowance may be used flexibly in agreement with the your school.
If you wish to apply for an Area School Teachers' Study Support Grant, you must:
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