Training dates


If you’d like to teach ethics and volunteer at a school near you, please apply at You’ll need a minimum of 2 – 3 weeks to complete recruitment, background checks and background training. You’ll then be able to attend one of these free two day workshops, subject to a place being available. 

New teacher training workshops

Due to the COVID-19 situation face to face workshops are limited and restricted to 8 participants to ensure adequate social distancing. 

  • (No face to face sessions are available)

New teacher training online courses

New teacher training online courses have been introduced during the COVID-19 restrictions as an alternative to the new teacher training workshops. Course participants need to be able to commit to attend zoom sessions at the same time every week for a period of 5 weeks. The course commences with a 1 hour introductory Zoom session and is followed by weekly self-paced e-learning and contributing to an online forum (for approximately 1 hour) in preparation for the weekly 2 hour zoom sessions with a Primary Ethics trainer. 

Dates for a new round of courses are now published for the following dates. 

  • Monday: 13 Jan (6.30 pm) then 20, 27 Jan, 3, 10 Feb 2021  

New express online course runs two days a week over 2.5 weeks.

  • Tue/Fri: 1 Dec (9.30 am) then 4, 8, 11, 15 Dec
  • Thurs/Sat: 3 Dec (11:00 am) then 5, 10, 12, 17 Dec
  • Thurs/Sat: 7 Jan (1:00 pm) then 9, 14, 16, 21 Jan 2021

Ethics Coordinator – Virtual Classrooms

Due to the COVID-19 situation face to face Ethics Coordinator workshops are on hold until further notice. Ethics Coordinator Virtual Classrooms are available as an alternative for coordinators to complete their training. A number of  Virtual Classrooms have been conducted in recent months.

Dates for a new round of courses are now published for the following dates.

  • Sunday 1 November (10am – 1pm)

Feedback from recent training sessions:

‘Possibly the best structured and most professionally delivered training course I have ever attended. Thank you’

‘Excellent program. I have been working in tertiary education over the past year and I think this was some of the best training in facilitating small group learning I have received’

‘I was so amazed with the training, how much practical training was present and how ready I feel now to the class, even though I was getting nervous about it before training. Thank you very much.’

‘The material presented to me was precise and logical. It combined to provide a conclusion that would prepare me in commencing my role as a teacher.’

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