NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2019 PRIME MINISTER’S PRIZES FOR SCIENCE AND SCIENCE TEACHING
Nominate a teacher that you, it know could change their life – they could win one of two $50 000 prizes and receive the recognition they deserve.
Nominating is easy! See here for more information.
We want to receive a diverse range of nominations across the PM’s Prizes, so we encourage you to consider nominating women and people from underrepresented groups such as Indigenous Australians.
PROJECT COLLABORATORS SOUGHT
The University of Melbourne is is seeking stakeholder input to the development of a framework to to guide approaches to promoting teacher professional growth in Australian schools. Details here.
- ACDE Forum. Friday, August 23. Brisbane.
- ACDE Forum, AGM and Annual Dinner. Thursday, 31 October – Friday, 1 November. Sydney.
TEACHING FOR THE FUTURE
The CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians, Jan Owen AM, gave an insightful talk about what our students are facing with the future of work at the ACDE Annual Dinner.
The ACDE and the Australian Indigenous Lecturers in Initial Teacher Education have released videos and infographics to answer some basic questions about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history. There’s more on our Know This? page.
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 is kindly sponsoring projects related to Indigenous Education and Improving the Status of Teachers. Teachers Mutual has been named Bank of the Year and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.
IN YOUR FACE
Would-be and current teacher education students, and early career teachers on their passion to teach and the reactions they received when they told others about their goals. From our Collaborating to Improve the Status of Teachers forum on 29 March.