Federal Education Minister on STEM, Early Childhood and ITE entry
On the ABC’s AM show on February 5, Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham :
- Reiterated that the Government had moved to shift the focus from ATARs to other measures for entry to teaching
- Said the requirement to undertake subject specialisation for primary school teachers would lead to more specialist science teachers
- Mentioned Teach for Australia as part of a move to invest in alternative pathways to train teachers.
Full transcript and podcast: http://ow.ly/riTz30icflY