STAY INFORMED | Teacher Training and Education Standards – recent changes..
The Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Chris Bowen MP, and the Minister for School Education, Peter Garrett MP, announced the new standards as part of the National Plan for School Improvement… http://www.betterschools.gov.au/news/higher-standards-teacher-training-courses
Further reading can be found at Initial Teacher Education at http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/news/greatteaching/initial-teacheredu/index.php
These are major changes to teacher education and ongoing professional development.
Final Report on Review of School Funding released (Chair David Gonski)
Read the final report and issues papers available on the Your School, Our Future website
See also, online media articles about the Gonski Review from 'the Conversation'
From OECD PISA- Let's read them a story! The parent factor in education
OECD PISA Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) now available. Access University subscription via OECD iLibrary
The UK Coalition Government's white paper on schools The Importance of Teaching - The Schools White Paper 2010
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