The following letter was submitted to The Australian for possible inclusion in th edition of Saturday 2 September 2017 but it was not selected for publication.
Proving positive impact on learning
You report that in future prospective teachers will need to prove the effectiveness of their teaching skills before being allowed to graduate from university teacher preparation courses ("Prove teaching skills in classroom or fail course", Aug 31).
This seems commendable but a little leadership by example would not go astray. Minister Birmingham along with the chair and chief executive of AITSL (the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership) should prove rather than just claim that their efforts are producing a significant positive impact on the classroom learning experiences of Australian school students. I look forward to reading the hard evidence.
Essential English CIA 2023
In response to requests from members, ETAQ organised a Community of Practice to help with preparation for the Common Internal Assessment on Saturday 18 February 2023. The entire program for this one was recorded so we are keeping registrations open for at least first semester so members who didn't see it in February, can still a...
External Assessment Preparation
The program will consist of three segments: Online self-paced teacher materials available from 22 July For students and teachers - sessions of new videos on Writing the Analytical Essay and pre-recorded text webinars: based on the EA texts from the Prescribed Text List including new additions this year of Wuthering Heights...
State Conference 2023
State Conference in 2023 will be held on Saturday 19 August 2023. The program will be released on 16 June and registrations will then open. Theme: Spring Awakenings: entering a New Era of Education and Innovation Submissions are called from people willing to share their professional work with participants via presentations/workshops on any ...
This is the first time I have been to an ETAQ conference and it was really sensational to get so much at all of the sessions.
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