NSW teachers pay an annual fee to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) to support accreditation and ongoing professional development and training. Application fees also apply to higher levels of accreditation.
2016 accreditation fee payment
The deadline for payment of 2016 Accreditation Fees was 29 January 2016.
Payment of the annual fee is a mandatory condition for accreditation.
Annual accreditation fee
The annual accreditation fee is payable by all teachers in NSW who are accredited at the following levels:
How much is the annual accreditation fee?
- The current fee is $100 and covers the calendar year.
- Accreditation fees are tax deductible and GST free.
Application fees for higher levels of accreditation
If you choose to undertake a NSW preliminary assessment prior to submitting your application a $65 fee, which is deducted from your submission fee, is payable.
The submission fee is payable to start your online application, which can be saved and completed over time.
|Fee||Highly Accomplished||Lead Teacher|
|Submission (with preliminary assessment)||$540||$650|
|Submission (without preliminary assessment)||$605||$715|