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Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) Awards and Grants 2018

Applications are open for the following ATEA Awards and Grants for 2018:

*   Teacher’s Mutual Bank – ATEA Teacher Educator of the Year Award

*   ATEA Research Recognition Award for an Early Career Researcher

*   ATEA Early Career Researcher Grant

*   ATEA Teacher Education Partnership Grant

Details on how to apply are available here.

Please note that all applicants must be current ATEA members. Details about ATEA, including membership, can be found on the ATEA website: https://atea.edu.au

The closing date for applications is 19 February 2018.

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Professor Aspland discusses entrance to Initial Teacher Education (ITE) degrees; read the article here.


ACDE Deans’ Forum – Friday, 20 October 2017 – PowerPoints

Professional Experience in Initial Teacher Education: A review of current practices in Australian Initial Teacher Education (ITE) courses; see slides here.

COMING EVENTS

AARE Conference 2017. Education: What’s politics got to do with it? 

 

ACDEVEG Network VET Teaching and VET Teacher Education Conference.

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

A short animation that explains how teacher education students are selected.

Summer May Finlay, Aboriginal PhD Candidate, gives an impassioned call for universities to focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander strengths, not deficits. 

New Mitchell Institute Report – Quality is Key in Early Childhood Education

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.

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

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