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The New Teacher Companion is a self-paced interactive online program. The program teaches new teachers an instructional system to quickly set them up for early career success.

Whether you’re a school, network, district or state, the New Teacher Companion is a go-to system that supports new teacher induction, retention, and high quality teaching and learning.

New teachers will learn a teaching & learning system that:

Maintains their wellbeing while increasing their effectiveness.
Allows them to quickly set up their own inspiring classrooms to prime students for engagement and learning.
Ensures full student engagement while limiting behaviour management challenges.
Affirms student diversity and supports inclusion.
Allows them to quickly connect with their students and create a classroom of belonging.
Streamlines their preparation processes and maximises effective lesson plan design.

Create a Community of New Teacher Success

This is more than an online program. The New Teacher Companion Mentor Manual provides step-by-step instructions for your mentors or instructional leaders to confidently ensure effective implementation, successful mentoring and an ongoing community of practice that supports new teacher success.

Helping New Teachers in Their Accreditation Process

The course is mapped to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and is a perfect tool to help new teachers collect evidence in the accreditation process.

What Others Say About Our Programs

Our new teachers are talking about how they are designing learning opportunities for students to be active participants, and that they are watching student engagement and participation increase as a result.

Julie BennettInduction Resource Teacher, San Diego City Schools

I feel that this has been an invaluable PD program for me and my staff. I have seen so many of the strategies implemented and the discussion around unleashing learning has given me confidence that the program will make a real difference to the students in my school.

Natasha MudiePrincipal, Murrayville Community College

I am noticing that when I use Unleash Learning™ strategies, all the students show up on the day of the test.

Kathryn RalphHead of Mathematics, Kent Street Senior High School

My student engagement has increased about 40% since I started learning about Unleashed Learning.

Juliana HamitVictoria University Secondary College, New teacher

Principal needs convincing?

Are you new teacher but need some help convincing your school or principal? Then look no further, we have put together the template below to help you in your request.


Who's the program for?

New teachers and their mentors at your schools, network, district & state.

How was the course developed?

The New Teacher Companion is an evidence-based system developed by Dr William DeJean, reflecting his 25 years of experience in the field of education.

How long does it take to complete?

It takes approximately 20 hours to complete the modules, however new teachers will have unlimited access to the program for the 12 month subscription period.

What's included in the program?

The program contains 6 modules, step-by-step videos, Action Sheets, bonus materials, an invitation to a private members Facebook group and emails throughout the 12 month subscription period.

How is it paced?

Based on the feedback from new teachers the program is self-paced, and taken over a 12 month period.

What bonuses does the New Teacher Companion offer?

  • Downloadable resources which can be used immediately in the classroom.
  •  Lifetime access to a community of support through our private Facebook group.

How long will participants have access to the program?

Subscriptions to the New Teacher Companion are granted for 12 months, with the option of renewal at the end of that period.

How will the New Teacher Companion help new teachers become proficient?

The course is mapped to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and the Californian Standards for the Teaching Profession. It is the perfect tool to help new teachers collect evidence in the accreditation process.

What are the technical requirements?

Each new teacher will require a computer, high-speed internet access and current software.

We already offer in house support, why should we consider this program?

The program can streamline and enhance the programs you already have in place, while providing new teachers with constant & accessible online support.