Who we are

The NSW Teachers Federation's (Federation) Centre for Professional Learning (CPL) provides high quality professional training and development for teachers in NSW public schools. The courses and conferences aim to provide practical, tested and well researched approaches to issues that face teachers every day at the school level.

The Journal of Professional Learning (JPL) and the CPL Podcast seek to enhance the quality of teaching and public education in NSW and Australia through practical articles and professional conversations for teachers.

The Director and the Assistant Director of the CPL are teachers from public schools.

Kate Ambrose is the NSW Teachers Federation’s Director CPL.
Carly Boreland is the Assistant Director of the CPL.

Alison Thorpe is the Senior Administrator of the CPL.
Joanne Fellas is the Aministration Assistant of the CPL.

The NSW Teachers Federation Librarians, Mary Schmidt and Graeme Smart, also support the work of the CPL.

The resources and facilities of the NSW Teachers Federation are also deployed in support of the CPL.