ANIMATED EXPLAINER

A short animation that explains why fewer than one in three initial teacher education students are selected solely on the basis of  their ATAR (Academic Tertiary Entrance Rank).

MOTIVATION

Deakin University initial teacher education students discuss what inspired them to become teachers.

CROSSING BOUNDARIES – A CASE HISTORY

The Teaching Academies program aims to improve the practical experience and assessment of teacher education students. It’s believed to be a world first in terms of scale.

COMING EVENTS

October 22 – October 23.  Nadlate and cAdre meetings,  the ACDE AGM and ACDE dinner on the Thursday, followed by the Deans’ Forum all day Friday. Novotel Brighton Beach, Sydney.
 #OurMobTeach 2015 Conference. September 30 – October 1. Adelaide. The premier event for the More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative (MATSITI).

WHO WE ARE

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

The peak association informs higher education policies, strategies, conversations and research and works to ensure that Australia produces teacher graduates of the highest quality.

WHAT THE ACDE DOES

  • Provides members with a forum to debate, develop strategies and share professional learning
  • Aims to enhance the public standing of the education profession
  • Promotes the importance of evidence-based higher education practices and policies
  • Supports the funding, recognition and conduct of research in education and the training of researchers
  • Partners with national organisations to influence policy and practice in education

STRONG PARTNERSHIPS

We need for strong partnerships to educate our future teachers.

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