School leaders utilise Appretio to increase the collective professional capacity of teachers within their school, through the establishment and pursuit of goals. Appretio integrates a school led process with a specialised online platform which supports and documents the growth and performance of teachers in relation to their goals.

Flexibility exists within Appretio to recognise the diversity of independent school contexts and priorities.

Features of the Appretio process
  • Establishes the pursuit of goal or inquiry cycles
  • Enables the alignment of goals to:
    • school priorities such as strategic plans or learning frameworks
    • the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
  • Strategically aligns professional learning
  • Fosters teacher collaboration through mentoring relationships
  • Facilitates ongoing informal and formal feedback
  • Builds capacity as teachers share evidence of their learning and practice with each other
Features of the Appretio online platform
  • A user friendly interface for reflection, collaboration and professional conversations
  • Documents and tracks professional learning for teachers
  • Offers opportunities to identify and showcase exemplary practice
  • A central place for teachers to record and reflect upon evidence of their learning and practice
  • Captures and reports whole school data, enabling trend analysis over time
Finding out more about Appretio

For further information please contact Sharon Cheers, Division Head: School Innovation at AISNSW. 

Phone: (02) 9299 2845  Email:

What counts
Teacher Performance and Development Team
Sharon Cheers
Michael Bignill
Rebecca Beattie
Melinda Phillips
Robyn Edwards