As part of Sydney Catholic Schools, we employ highly qualified and competent teachers who are accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). To continuously improve our practice, teachers also work towards the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, from proficient teacher to lead teacher level.

The delivery of quality curriculum, pedagogy (teaching methods) and assessment is ensured by our system of schools through the provision of contemporary NESA accredited professional learning in a range of modes. Our Centres of Excellence offer online learning and external face-to-face courses, and timely, collaborative and relevant in-situ learning take place within the context of each classroom. Sydney Catholic Schools’ teachers are strongly committed to their ongoing learning, with many having completed, or are currently undertaking, postgraduate studies in areas related to curriculum, student wellbeing, special education, theology, pastoral care and leadership.

The staff of St Therese’s Catholic Primary School Denistone are committed to continuous improvement and development. They too consider themselves to be on a ‘learning journey.’ A  professional development program is designed on a yearly basis, data driven and incorporated into the school’s annual improvement plan. This program is supported and initiated by working collaboratively with external providers, system specialists and in-school ‘experts’ across specific key learning and compliance areas.