PTCWA Purpose Statement

The primary purpose of the Professional Teaching Council of Western Australia is to promote professionalism in teaching. This is achieved through our commitment to support the work of autonomous professional education associations.

PTCWA provides a voice for the teaching profession and a wider context for the work of professional associations.

Membership 2018

Membership for 2018 is now due and the new form is available. Any queries regarding your membership can be addressed to the Treasurer, Val Baird –

World Teachers’ Day 2017

World Teachers Day 2017

Internationally, World Teachers’ Day is celebrated on the first Friday in October. However,
as this is usually during Australian school holidays, Australia celebrates the day on the last
Friday in October of each year.
World Teachers’ Day was inaugurated on 5 October 1994 by the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to commemorate the 1966
joint signing of the UNESCO/ILO (International Labour Organization) Recommendation concerning the
Status of Teachers.

Teachers Registration Board Review Submission

The Professional Teaching Council of WA has made a submission on behalf of some of its members to the Teachers Registration Board. Please click on the link below to read the submission.

Submission to TRBWA

Outstanding Professional Service Awards

The 2017 Professional Teaching Council of Western Australia’s Awards night took place on Wednesday 25th October 2017.


Click here to view the 2017 Awards Night Photos

PTCWA Sponsorship

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We are pleased to announce that RIC Publications has  sponsored our PTCWA Outstanding Service Awards Night on 25th October 2017
RIC Publications is an international education publisher, which was established in Perth in 1986.

We are very happy to have  RIC Publications to support the aims and objectives of PTCWA.



Teachers Mutual Bank has also agreed to be a sponsor for 2017

For over fifty years Teachers Mutual Bank has provided key financial services to Australian educators. Now, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is one of Australia’s largest mutual banks, comprising three brands:  the original Teachers Mutual Bank, UniBank, and Firefighters Mutual Bank.  With over 186,000 members and more than $6 billion in assets, Teachers Mutual Bank Ltd is one of Australia’s largest mutual banks. Teachers Mutual Bank continues to be passionate about assisting members secure their financial futures through superior member support and banking products.

Teachers Mutual Bank Ltd is a market leader in member advocacy in the Australian banking sector, and is also committed to strong standards of corporate responsibility through community investment and ethical business as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.