2018 TEMAG Forum Summary Report

In June 2018, leaders in the education sector met at a forum in Canberra to discuss common nationally identified themes in relation to school university partnerships and agree priority areas to collectively progress.
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2018 TEMAG Evaluation: School-university partnerships

This evaluation explores key participants’ experiences of the achievements and challenges in relation to partnerships between schools and providers of initial teacher education. It is the second in-depth qualitative review of the TEMAG reforms.
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TEMAG Report Card - September 2017

In 2014 the Australian Government appointed a Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TEMAG) to make recommendations to improve initial teacher education (ITE) to better prepare new teachers and ensure new graduates are classroom ready. The report card shows what's been achieved so far.
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Teaching Performance Assessment

Learn how we're improving assessment in initial teacher education with the Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA).

Background on the reform

In February 2015, the Australian Government released its response to the Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers (Action Now) report from the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TEMAG). This response committed to a reform agenda for teacher education that aimed to add rigour to the system and provide a stronger evidence base for ITE in Australia.


175 public submissions

5 key pillars

30 consultations

Read the reports

Minister Pyne released the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group report on teacher education and the Government’s response on 13 February 2015.

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Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers

Read the the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group’s report Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers.
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Australian Government Response

Read the Government's response to Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers report

Together, we're delivering improved ITE in five key areas:

We are working closely with state and territory teacher regulatory authorities, teachers, school leaders, employers and initial teacher education providers to further improve the quality of Australian initial teacher education. 

See our ITE-related resources

Get valuable resources on Initial Teacher Education and ITE reform.