Teacher Professional Learning
Courses have been aligned and accredited through BOSTES and delivered through a partnership with the NSW School Sport Unit. Course dates can be found HERE
Courses have been aligned and accredited through TQI and delivered by AFL NSW/ACT. Course dates can be found HERE
What is the program about?
The AFL School Ambassador Program (AFLSA) aims to resource, recognise and reward teachers who strongly promote the game of Australian Football. Importantly, the program aims to establish a partnership between schools and AFL NSW/ACT to develop and promote Australian Football in the classroom and on the sporting field. And it is free to join!
Who can become an Ambassador?
All primary and high school teachers who are passionate about providing their students with opportunities to be active and develop their motor skills in a fun and engaging way.
Your role as an Ambassador:
- Be a strong promoter of Australian Football – especially how it can enhance learning outcomes for students
- Be a positive advocate for and help implement Australian Football programs in school
- Share your passion and knowledge of Australian Football with your fellow teachers
- Ensure your school participates in Australian Football programs
- Promote the AFL values of inclusion, game progression and teamwork
How the AFL support our Ambassadors:
- Curriculum materials and classroom resources
- Professional development opportunities
- Ongoing regional support from AFL NSW/ACT staff
- Regular communications on topical matters and new content
Reward and Recognition
Volunteers are vital to the growth of the AFL game and brand across schools and communities alike. As such, the AFL wants to pay homage to all volunteers through the Volunteer of the Year award. All registered AFL School Ambassadors are eligible to be nominated.
- State and Territory Winners – Each state and territory winner (across primary & secondary categories) will be invited to attend the national event – Toyota Good for Footy AFL National Volunteer Awards. Flights, accommodation and function ticket are all included in this prize.
- Overall National Winner – The overall winner (one from each category), will be announced at the annual Toyota Good for Footy AFL National Volunteer Awards and invited to attend the Toyota AFL Grand Final with a guest.
How do I become an AFL School Ambassador?
Please click HERE to register (free of charge).
For more information contact Dan Trevenen – Daniel.Trevenen@afl.com.au