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IMPROVE TEACHER CONFIDENCE

Why the 3Rs platform is so important: a discussion with members of the Australian Indigenous Lecturers in Initial Teacher Education Association (AILITEA).

Check out our new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education website pages with their inspiring teaching stories.

ASSESSING OUR TEACHERS EXPLAINER

A short animation that explains how teacher education students are selected, with the minority being chosen solely on the basis of  their ATAR (Academic Tertiary Entrance Rank).

AVATARS TO SIMULATE STUDENTS?

It’s an Australian first: using virtual reality to hone the classroom skills of teacher education students. Read more

COMING EVENTS

ACDE 2017 National Deans’ Forum and AGM. 

  • October 20, Sydney (following the October 19 AGM)

ACDEVEG Network VET Teaching and VET Teacher Education Conference.

  • Friday, 8 December. TAFE Queensland Southbank Campus.
  • Workshops Thursday, 7 December. Register your interest.

 

OPPORTUNITIES – APPLY NOW

Ray Debus Award for Doctoral Research In Education. Nominations close 31 July 2017. More information on the Australian Association for Research in Education website.

2018 Fulbright Scholarship for study or research exchange opportunities in the US.  Nominations close 1 August 2017. More information here.

WHO WE ARE

The Australian Council of Deans of Education (ACDE) is the peak body representing all Australian universities and several of the private colleges that offer initial teacher education degrees.

ACDE works to ensure that Australia produces teacher graduates of the highest quality; has a strong teaching profession; and an inclusive and innovative education system that enhances learning and teaching.

TEACHERS MUTUAL BANK SPONSORSHIP

Teachers Mutual Bank kindly sponsors a 2017 ACDE Deans’ Forum and other projects related to Indigenous Education. Teachers Mutual has been named Bank of the Year and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.

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