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ACDE ACDE @EducationDeans 2017 #NAPLAN National Report has been released by @ACARAeduau https://t.co/llXpV72Shq #education 2 days ago
ACDE ACDE @EducationDeans ''Expenditure on education and training in Australia 2017'' via @mitch_inst https://t.co/F98KnMLfxE #HigherEd #EdFunding 2 days ago
ACDE ACDE @EducationDeans Changes to PISA tests are afoot #Pisa #OECD https://t.co/3JTjvn0ABs 3 days ago
ACDE ACDE @EducationDeans Using positive words to encourage students https://t.co/vqyk0xmu0E #education #positive 3 days ago
ACDE ACDE @EducationDeans Regional Universities educate 1 in 5 tertiary students https://t.co/TOvGP0hI1K #HigherEd #RegionalUnis 3 days ago


ACDEVEG Network VET Teaching and VET Teacher Education Conference.

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

ACDE Deans’ Fora 2018

  • First 2018 ACDE Deans’ Forum. Perth. May 4.  Rural, Regional and Remote Teacher Education. Venue to be confirmed.
  • Second 2018 ACDE Deans’ Forum. Sydney. STEM education. Date and venue to be confirmed.
  • Third ACDE Deans’ Forum. Melbourne.  October 26. Topic to be confirmed. Park Royal, Melbourne Airport. (Preceded by AGM and Annual Dinner on October 25)


Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) Awards and Grants 2018.  

  • Apply here. Applications close 19 February 2018.

Associate Professor David Geelan, Chair of ACDE’s Learning and Teaching Network (NADLATE), on the things more experienced teachers see that beginners may not.

Why the 3Rs platform, with its credible resources curated by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders experts, is so important for teacher education students and teachers. AILITEA members discuss.


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.


Head of School of Education, UNSW 

  • Applications close 1 December 2017
  • Details here.

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

Professor Sue Shore, Chair of ACDE’s education researchers network (cADRE) on looking ahead with learning spaces and the challenges of communicating the role of education researchers


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.

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

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