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. Currently there are three weekend  face to face workshops in the Sydney (eastern suburbs) available to enrol in:

  • (All sessions currently full)

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. 

  • Thursday 13 Aug (Full)

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

  • Mon & Wed: 10 Aug (6.30pm) then 12, 17, 19, 24 Aug 
  • Wed & Sat: 12 Aug (10am) then 15, 19, 22, 26 Aug
  • Sun & Thurs: 23 Aug (11.00am) then 27 & 30 Aug, 3 & 6 Sept
  • Thurs & Sun: 10 Sept (11.00am) then 12, 17, 19, 24 Sept

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 there training. A number of  Virtual Classrooms have been conducted in recent months and more will be scheduled in term 3. 

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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