Attaining Highly Accomplished or Lead certification opens up a wealth of career possibilities, without having to leave the classroom. Advocate for quality teaching, get recognition for your achievements and lead the profession towards better outcomes for teachers and learners everywhere.
This guide provides information to help principals and their school leaders to understand and support national teacher certification.
Achieving Highly Accomplished or Lead teacher certification is a milestone in your career. Teachers applying for certification will use the Highly Accomplished or Lead career stages of the Teacher Standards to critically reflect on their own practice and the impact they have on their students and colleagues. HALT certification demonstrates leadership and commitment to excellence in teaching. It can help you progress professionally and gain valuable recognition for your skills, while allowing you to continue teaching.
Data correct as at 31 December 2022
A snapshot of National certification of Highly Accomplished and Lead Teachers (HALTs) in 2022 (PDF 176k)
Use these resources to help you develop your collection of evidence when you're undertaking national teacher certification through your certifying authority.
Although we're always here to help, if you have a question about certification, you should contact your relevant certifying authority for the most accurate information.