The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) came into being on 1 January 2010. The Commonwealth Minister for Education has outlined SCSEEC's priorities for the Institute in a Letter of Expectation signed on 15 January 2013.
AITSL has responsibility for:
- rigorous professional standards
- fostering and driving high quality professional development for teachers and school leaders
- working collaboratively across jurisdictions and engaging with key professional bodies.
The AITSL Board held its most recent meeting on 5 July 2013.