The Secondary Teachers' Study Award provides paid leave to complete part-time or full-time study in an agreed educational priority area. You can apply for leave to:
Each year there are 75 full-time teacher equivalent (FTTE) study award opportunities available to secondary teachers in state or state-integrated schools, who are covered by the Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement (STCA).
Please make sure you read all the webpages for information on the award before applying.
The Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.
If you wish to apply for a Secondary Teachers' Study Award, you must be:
You cannot undertake a study award at the same time as being appointed to a Kāhui Ako |Community Teacher (across community/schools) role.
Guidance counsellors covered by the STCA may apply. Fixed-term and long-term relieving part-time teachers and day relievers are not eligible to apply.
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