Frequently Asked Questions

Only Department of Education courses are recorded on My/PL.  CPL courses and conferences can be found on the NESA website, you can validate your Professional Learning by logging into your NESA account  here  

Please note there is limited on street parking around the Mary Street venue.  It is mostly 2 hour metered parking options. 
Below is a list including links of parking stations close by.

If you are traveling by train, exit at Central station which is less than a 10 minute walk away, exit Central station at Elizabeth Street.

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Goulburn Street
Secure Parking -Goulburn Street - Sydney

Rydges Surry Hills
28 Albion St, Surry Hills
Ph:  (02) 9289 0000
Sydney City Hotels, Surry Hills, Central Railway Station and Sydney CBD Accommodation

CBD Sydney South Car Parks - Car Park CBD Sydney South Car Parking Spaces

Teachers can read Journal of Professional Learning articles or listen to episodes of the JPL Podcast and then identify appropriate teaching standards and update their Maintenance of Accreditation log at the NESA website.

Reading the Journal of Professional Learning and listening to the JPL Podcast can inform your planning and goal identification for the Performance and Development Framework.  Reading JPL articles and listening to episodes of the JPL Podcast can contribute towards meeting your professional learning goals.

The Journal of Professional Learning (JPL) and the JPL Podcast are an online professional journal and a podcast that seek to enhance the quality of teaching and public education in NSW and Australia through practical articles and professional conversations for teachers. Reading JPL articles and listening to the JPL Podcast can contribute to meeting professional learning goals through the Performance and Development Framework as well as contribute to teacher identified professional learning hours for Maintenance of Accreditation. Access the JPL at: and the JPL Podcast at:

In the usual fashion, schools will be asked to meet the relief costs incurred by teachers attending professional learning courses. Each participant must lodge an individual enrolment application. All financial members of the NSW Teachers Federation are eligible to apply to attend CPL courses. For assistance with membership please call the NSW Teachers Federation on 1300 654 363.

The NSW Teachers Federation is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient and Highly Accomplished Teacher.