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Five new frameworks that can drive teacher education reform

We need a major revamp of teacher education from the inside out that changes the model to provide all children with the education that is right for them.
Moroccan teacher Moulay Ismael Lamrani with his class. Research suggests that an induction year is extremely valuable for teachers just entering the profession. Youssef Boudlal/Reuters

How an induction year can make all the difference to novice teachers

The first year at work is the toughest for novice teachers. Induction, guided by more experienced teachers, has proved an effective solution all over the world.
Teachers can learn a great deal from their pupils’ mistakes in maths. From www.shutterstock.com

When there’s meaning in mathematical mistakes

What if instead of dismissing wrong answers as a sign of failure, maths teachers tried to understand how their pupils came to that answer and then guided them in the right direction?
There’s more to being a good university lecturer than just projecting your voice. How can far deeper skills be developed? From www.shutterstock.com

How to turn lecturers into good university teachers

Who is best placed to shape university teachers who are more than just technically proficient? The answer lies in academic development.
A report has recommended an overhaul of the way teacher education courses are accredited, but will that translate to success in the classroom? AAP

Changes to teaching degrees are no guarantee of success for kids

The Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group report released today has much to live up to. After all, there have been a couple of dozen reports into teacher education over the past three decades. Is…
The review into teacher education says courses need to prove their graduates are classroom ready. Shutterstock

Review calls for teacher education overhaul: experts respond

A new report into teacher education in Australia has called for an overhaul of the system amid concerns students are being selected who aren’t fit to teach and some graduates are not classroom ready. The…
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Teachers tweet truth to power, but will the politicians listen?

During the magical month of December 2013 teachers across the UK were given an early Christmas gift from the least expected donor. Twitter buzzed with the news. I first saw it thanks to @teachertoolkit…
Are teaching graduates well enough prepared to enter the classroom? AAP

A teaching degree can’t prepare you for absolutely everything

Two reports released this week highlight that many teaching graduates don’t feel their university studies are sufficient to get them work-ready. A report released by ACER (Australian Council for Educational…
Teacher education and recruitment in Australia lags behind other nations, meaning we don’t get the same results, or the same respect. AAP

Why we don’t have the world’s best, or most respected, teachers

Barely a day goes by when people aren’t bemoaning the state of teacher education in Australia. Australian students’ results are declining, entry requirements for teachers aren’t high enough, teaching courses…
Do teachers’ grades affect how well they can teach? AAP

ATAR scores only part of the picture for teaching

A common debate has resurfaced over teacher quality and the quality of teacher education in Australia. This time it was started by a leaked draft report into teacher education from the Australian Institute…
Even teachers need to learn something new every day. Education Plus

Is teaching still a profession?

We assume that digital technology can improve education and that the challenge is how to bring innovative technology and educational professionals together. But the evidence shows that despite massive…

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