Adelaide High School, Adelaide

Name: Adelaide High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: West Terrace
Town: Adelaide
Postcode: 5000
State: South Australia
Region Adelaide
Phone: (08) 8231 9373
Fax: (08) 8212 7827
Pupils: 1167

Adelaide High School, established in 1908, is the first free high school in South Australia, catering for over 1100 students from Years 8 -13. Since it was founded Adelaide High School has been recognised as a successful and innovative school offering students care and attention in a supportive community environment.

n 1979 Adelaide High School was designated as South Australia's only Special Interest Language School, enabling students to enrol to study two of the seven languages on offer. Complementing the Languages Other than English specialisation is a strong program in English as a Second Language. Uniting all elements of the school is an appreciation of, and respect for, a diversity of cultures and practices.  

Adelaide High School is also DECS' provider for the Italian Professional Learning Service.


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The Department for Education have now confirmed that as of April 1st 2012, teachers whom have qualified in Australia and New Zealand will now be recognised as qualified teachers and awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in England without being required to undertake any further training or assessment.

As well as being eligible to work in the UK, overseas trained teachers (OTTs) will need to have a fully recognised teaching qualification and, in some instances, registration from their country of origin. Teachers can apply for UK Qualified Teachers Status (QTS) by completing the following form:

QTS Application for Teachers from Australia and New Zealand.

For more information on how to gain QTS as an overseas trained teacher please visit the Department for Education's website by clicking here.

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