Contact Details of the Office for Professional Learning

The Office for Professional Learning Team

Manager - Tim Bartlett-Taylor

Student Support Team

  • Program Support Coordinator - Georgia Christiansen
  • Program Engagement Officer - Kirra Porter
  • Administrative Assistant - Kim Vallance
  • Administrative Assistant - Abby Cooper

Partnership and Professional Learning Team

  • Partnership and Professional Learning Coordinator - Brian Shumack
  • Partnership and Professional Learning Senior Support Officer - Sue Haydon
  • Partnership and Professional Learning Support Officer - Jenny Sauer

Contact number - (+61) 2 6773 3898

Postal Address
Office for Professional Learning - School of Education
Building E07 Room 230,
University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351

A table noting the operating hours of the OPL.
Operating Hours
Monday 8.30am-5pm (NSW time)
Tuesday 8.30am-5pm (NSW time)
Wednesday 8.30am-5pm (NSW time)  
Thursday 8.30am-5pm (NSW time)
Friday 8.30am-4pm (NSW time)
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

The Office for Professional Learning will be closed over Christmas (21 December 2018 to 2 January 2019) and for all NSW public holidays.

Supervising Teachers

Supervising Teacher (Supervising Teachers only)

Students/Teacher Education Students

General Enquiries from Students/Teacher Education Students

Submitting Placement Forms and Mandatory Certificates

Placement forms and Mandatory Certificates are to be submitted through InPlace self-placement module. Please follow the link, log in to InPlace and enter all the relevant information.


Student need to click on Staff and Students to bring up the login page and use their UNE Username and Password to log into InPlace.

Placement Request Forms

Placement Request Forms submission links have been broken into groups. These groups have been created around the first four letters of your unit code, for example, PREX201, PREX302 etc. have been grouped into one group called PREX. Please select the correct group for your request form submission.

All Early Childhood groups have been grouped into one group.

Early Childhood
Primary and Secondary
Special Education

Other Enquiries from Teacher Education Students

*For SET applications, please ensure you fill out a Special Extension of Time Application Form and submit it with your request.