Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

References

  1. J Hattie 2003, 'Teachers make a difference: What is the research evidence?' paper presented to Australian Council for Educational Research Annual Conference, Melbourne, 19–21 October.
  2. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 2005, Teachers matter: Attracting, developing and retaining effective teachers, 6th edn, Paris, OECD Publishing.
  3. Council of Australian Governments (COAG) 2008, National partnership on improving teacher quality, Canberra, viewed 31 January 2011, ...National_Partnership_on_Improving_Teacher_Quality.pdf
  4. Ministerial Council for Education, Employment 2008, Training and Youth Affairs, Melbourne declaration on educational goals for young Australians, Melbourne, viewed 31 January 2011, ...Melbourne_Declaration_on_the_Educational_Goals_for_Young_Australians_-_NPST_-_Submission_2010.pdf
  5. B Jensen 2010, What teachers want: Better teacher management, Melbourne, Grattan Institute, , p. 5.
  6. OECD, 'Teacher evaluation: a conceptual framework and examples of country practice'19–2 December 2009, paper presented at the OECD-Mexico workshop, Towards a teacher evaluation framework in Mexico: international practices, criteria and mechanisms, Mexico City.
  7. M Barber & M Mourshed 2007, How the world's best-performing school systems come out on top, London, McKinsey & Company, p. 13.
  8. Ministerial Council for Education 2008, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs, Melbourne declaration on educational goals for young Australians, Melbourne, viewed 24 November 2010, ...Melbourne_Declaration_on_the_Educational_Goals_for_Young_Australians_-_NPST_-_Submission_2010.pdf
  9. Although Australian education systems perform strongly against other OECD countries, low equity is still a significant issue. In response to this, the Melbourne Declaration commits to specific actions such as improving educational outcomes for Indigenous youth and students with disability.
  10. The terminology 'initial teacher education' has replaced the term 'pre-service teacher' education.
  11. Ministerial Council for Education 2008, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs, Melbourne declaration on educational goals for young Australians, Melbourne, viewed 31 January 2011, p. 11. ...Melbourne_Declaration_on_the_Educational_Goals_for_Young_Australians_-_NPST_-_Submission_2010.pdf
  12. RJ Yinger & MS Hendricks-Lee 2000, The language of standards and teacher education reform, Educational Policy, 14(1), 94–106, viewed 18 January 2011,http://epx.sagepub.com/content/14/1/94
  13. ibid.
  14. In New South Wales (NSW) 'accreditation" is the equivalent of "registration'.
  15. 'Accreditation' in NSW.

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“There is nothing more important to the future of education in Australia than quality teachers. The Standards support this by articulating what is expected teachers should know and be able to do. They promote excellence in teaching.”

— Professor Bill Louden, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor/Winthrop Professor, University of Western Australia

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