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Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher (HALT) Certification: Information session is a Course

Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher (HALT) Certification: Information session

Oct 11 - Oct 26, 2021


Full course description

Date and time

Tuesday 12 October 2021, 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm

Delivery mode

Online - a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event


This learning event is right for you if you are an educator interested in pursuing HALT certification and wanting to find out what's involved.


National Certification as a Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher (HALT) recognises quality teaching, provides feedback on practice and supports further development and growth in the profession. Interested teachers engage in a rigorous and rewarding process that is supported by ISV's trained assessors and school leadership. This session will provide information about the HALT certification process to help you determine if you are ready to be recognised for your achievements and advocate for quality teaching.

This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):

  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Curriculum framework 
  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes  
  • The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Student learning outcomes

Key takeaways

  • understanding of the HALT certification process
  • awareness of timeframes, cost and the commitment required for the application process
  • understanding of the support available to applicants.


Jackie Macreadie

Jackie Macreadie is a Principal Consultant for Independent Schools Victoria with over 25 years’ experience in education, both in schools and universities. She has held diverse portfolios, ranging from development of international student programs, Registered Training Organisations, to leading change in schools as a school leader. Jackie has held several roles at university in a faculty and marketing management and administrative capacity, as well as lecturing in science and the Masters of Teaching for Deakin University, Monash University and Holmesglen TAFE. She has also played leading roles in the implementation of various Australian and Victorian Government education programs.



Deb Carmichael

Deb Carmichael has worked in Independent schools for over 25 years as a teacher, department head and in senior executive roles. During this time, she was involved in a number of projects including professional learning models, classroom observation, student leadership and curriculum development. Deb is now a Senior Advisor at Independent Schools Victoria, working in The Development Centre. This allows her to use her experience, ideas, interest in current research and passion for teaching and learning to engage and work with fellow educators.



Julie Baud

Julie Baud is a Principal Consultant and member of the School Improvement Team at Independent Schools Victoria. With over 30 years’ experience in independent school education in Victoria, South Australia, the ACT and the United Kingdom, she has held a number of senior leadership roles with responsibility for teaching and learning, curriculum, wellbeing and behaviour management, including those of Principal, Deputy Principal, Assistant Principal and Head of School. As an experienced leader, Julie has worked in diverse settings, including boarding and residential, in both regional and metropolitan areas, and has led and implemented significant change within both existing and new schools.

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