STEM professional experiences
We provide pre-service teachers with funding when completing their professional experience in secondary science, technologies, and mathematics (STEM).
In addition to financial subsidies, participants have access to our induction program and ongoing support.
Funding will vary based on the education region in which you undertake your professional experience.
|Education region||Funding amount (per week)|
|Final professional experience rate||Penultimate professional experience rate|
|Goldfields, Kimberley and Pilbara||$700||$350|
- Before applying, talk with your university professional experience team to organise a professional experience placement.
- When you are ready to apply, download and complete the Pre-service Development Program application form.
- Follow the submission instructions provided on the form.
Key dates for 2023 professional experiencesAll applicants must attend an induction. Refer to the following table for induction dates.
You will also need to attend reflection and professional learning sessions. We will provide you with details before the sessions.
|Term 2||Monday 27 March 2023||Tuesday 4 April 2023|
|Term 3||Monday 5 June 2023||Tuesday 13 June 2023|
We receive a high volume of applicants and are unable to support all who apply for our program. We recommend you submit your application prior to the due date.
Participation in the program does not guarantee future employment in a public school.
We review and update this information regularly to ensure the program meets the workforce needs of the Department.