A young female teacher is sitting at a desk next to her male mentor teacher. She is smiling and making notes as he talks and gestures to describe a specific teaching strategy.

Writing Good Notes as a Mentor Teacher

A mentor teacher can make or break a teacher’s career. One of the most important things you can do as a mentor is to write good notes.

Teacher stressed with her head in her hands because she struggles with work-life balance.

What do I do if I can’t pass the LANTITE?

You’ve tried your hardest, and it wasn’t enough. You still failed your third attempt at the LANTITE. ACER won’t help, so what do you do now?

Older female teacher talking to two younger teachers while they take notes.

7 Ways to Build a Strong Relationship with Your Mentor Teacher on your Teaching Placement.

They will guide and support you through your placement, and having strong relationships is invaluable when looking for a job

Two teachers debriefing in the staffroom after a hard lesson.

10 Tips for Making the Most of Your Teaching Placement

Teaching is a set of skills that are impossible to truly learn from a book. Being in a school watching and teaching is the best way to get better at teaching.

A teacher working on a laptop at a desk.

A Guide to Organising Your Own Teaching Placement.

If you find yourself needing to organise your own teaching placement, it is definitely doable. Here are a few tips to help you through the process.

Teacher sitting in front of a window intensely studying for the LANTITE.

What’s the best way to study for the LANTITE?

Because ACER administers the test, they are in the best position to know what will be in the test and how to prepare for it. Their website is a good place to…

Teacher smiling while she talks to a school on the phone about her teaching placement.

Why shouldn’t I find my own teaching placement?

Many universities in Australia have agreements with local schools. These agreements are designed to make it easier for universities to quickly find placements

Teacher looking at his watch while he anxiously waits for his university to find him a teaching placement.

What if my university can’t find me a teaching placement?

Even though many schools across Australia take pre-service teachers for placements every year, there never seems to be enough places to go around.