Why choose student membership?

PETAA’s free student membership options offer students vital support throughout their education, paving the way for new generations of confident classroom-ready teachers. Our evidence-informed publications and practical classroom resources equip Preservice teachers with the knowledge, skills and professional expertise you need from day one.

Recommended for:

Anyone currently studying at an Australian university can sign up for a PETAA student membership, but there are important differences between our free and paid student memberships.

  • Our heavily fee reduced part-time student membership is available to anyone studying a Bachelors or Masters of Education, or a Masters of Teaching degree part-time
  • Free student membership is only available to anyone studying a Bachelors or Masters of Education, or a Masters of Teaching degree full-time

Member Benefits

Paid student members receive digital copies of all three of our new release, quality, highly practical reference texts each year*, plus discounts off all extra purchases.

Teaching Units
All student members have access to curriculum linked, evidence-based 450+ teaching units of work based on quality children's literature.

   PETAA runs 25+ webinars per year for our members covering all aspects of teaching English, language and literacies in the classroom. Paid student members receive both live and on-demand access.*

PETAA Papers
All student members have access to our entire digital collection of 100+ papers. These best-practice articles focus on a specific aspect of English and literacy teaching and learning instruction.

Personalised Support
Our member portal has an entire section dedicated to beginning teachers: the best webinars, videos, readings and support templates and exemplars to get started in your new career. 

Professional Learning
Paid student members receive 4 complimentary microlearning courses per year*, plus significant discounts across all courses (150+ per year) and our annual conference.


Our student members say...


As a graduate teacher the PETAA membership allows for easy access to best practices, latest research and vetted teaching units and helps me to solidify my own practice to a great standard.


Graduate teacher


*these services, as stated, are only available to paid student members. Free student members do not receive access to these products or services.

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