The Primary Teachers' Sabbatical is a period of 10 school weeks' paid leave for you to undertake professional learning, reflection and rejuvenation. Each year there are 50 sabbaticals available to teachers, in state or state-integrated primary schools, covered by the Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement (PTCA).
Applications for the 2020 Primary Teachers' Sabbaticals' are now closed.
If you wish to apply for a Primary Teachers' Sabbatical you must:
Preference is given to applicants who have not received a study award or sabbatical in the last five years.
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