Acknowledgements

The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers were endorsed by all Australian Education Ministers:

Mr Andrew Barr MLA
Minister for Education and Training (Australian Capital Territory)

The Hon. Peter Garrett AM MP
Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth (Australian Government)

The Hon. Verity Firth MP
Minister for Education and Training (New South Wales)

The Hon. Dr Christopher Burns MLA
Minister for Education and Training (Northern Territory)

The Hon. Geoff Wilson MP
Minister for Education and Training (Queensland)

The Hon. Jay Weatherill MP
Minister for Education Minister for Early Childhood Development (South Australia)

The Hon. Lin Thorp MLC
Minister for Education and Skills, Minister for Children (Tasmania)

The Hon. Peter Hall MLC
Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Minister responsible for the Teaching Profession (Victoria)

The Hon. Martin Dixon MP
Minister for Education (Victoria), Chair, Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs

The Hon. Dr Elizabeth Constable MLA
Minister for Education (Western Australia)

Special Thanks:

Australian Government – Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

National Standards Subgroup – Australian Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs Senior Officials Committee (AEEYSOC)

Chair: Professor Peter Dawkins, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (Victoria)

Ms Margaret Banks, Department of Education, Employment and Workforce Relations (Australian Government)

Mr Michael Bateman, Department of Education and Training (Australian Capital Territory)

Mr Patrick Bryan, Department of Education and Training (Queensland)

Ms Lesley Foster, MCEECDYA Secretariat

Ms Susan Halliday, Victorian Institute of Teaching

Mr Mark Hogan, National Catholic Education Commission

Ms Jayne Johnston, Department of Education and Training (Australian Capital Territory)

Dr Kerry Kavanagh, Department of Education and Children’s Services (South Australia)

Ms Chris Keightley, Department of Education and Training (Northern Territory)

Mr Patrick Lee, NSW Institute of Teachers

Ms Estelle Lewis, Independent Schools Council of Australia

Ms Kerrie Moss, Teachers Registration Board of Tasmania

Ms Chris Porter, Department of Education (Western Australia)

Mr John Ryan, Queensland College of Teachers

Professor Sue Willis, Monash University

National Standards Subgroup Expert Writing Group

Chair: Ms Chris Porter, Department of Education (Western Australia)

Writer: Ms Judith Page, NSW Institute of Teachers

Ms Bici Byrnes, Department of Education, Employment and Workforce Relations (Australian Government)

Ms Deborah Kember, Department of Education and Training (Queensland)

Ms Melissa Bennett, Department of Education and Training (Queensland)

Professor Rob Gilbert, University of Queensland

Ms Fran Cosgrove, Victorian Institute of Teachers

Ms Estelle Lewis, Independent Schools of New South Wales

Ms Robyn Mamouney, NSW Institute of Teachers

Ms Madeleine Scully, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

National Standards Validation Steering Group

Mr Scott Bulfin, Australian Association for the Teaching of English

Ms Fran Cosgrove, Victorian Institute of Teaching

Mr Rob Durbridge, Australian Education Union

Ms Sandra Harvey, Australian Primary Principals Association

Mr Will Morony, Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers

Mr Kim Tsolakis, Australian Professional Teachers’ Association

Ms Sheree Vertigan, Australian Secondary Principals’ Association

Mr Chris Watt, Independent Education Union of
Australia

University of New England
The National Centre of Science, ICT and Mathematics Education for Rural and Regional Australia (SiMERR)

Professor John Pegg, Project Team Leader, Director of SiMERR National Centre

Dr Greg McPhan, Project Executive Office, Postdoctoral Reseach Fellow

Dr Bruce Mowbray, Psychometric Analyst, Research Fellow

Mr Trevor Lynch, Research Fellow

Teaching Australia

Chair: Dr Gregor Ramsay AM

CEO: Ms Fran Hinton

CEO: Ms Helen Tracey

Australian Research Council (ARC)

Professional standards for English/literacy teachers in primary and secondary schools

Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE)

Australian Literacy Educators' Assoication (ALEA)

Monash University

Queensland University of Technology

Edith Cowan University

Department of Education (Victoria)

Department of Education and Training (Queensland)

Department of Education (Western Australia)