The federal government has commissioned KPMG to investigate the usefulness/value of the Asia Education Foundation. Garry Collins is asking for your urgent input as he has a conference on October 9 to pass your thoughts on. Please blog your thoughts or email Garry.
1 Can you briefly describe your involvement/interaction with the AEF?
2 Why do you think the AEF and its activities are needed?
4 What do you view as government’s role in addressing this need?5 Could the AEF’s activities be provided by any other government department or agency (state or federal), non-Government organisation or private company?
6 How effective do you think the AEF has been in (please provide qualitative responses and rate your responses, with one being ‘strongly disagree’ and five being ‘strongly agree’):
• aligning key stakeholders to the Asia agenda to undertake initiatives to support Asia relevant curriculum and capabilities in schools
• improving school leader engagement and competence in leading schools to deliver Asia related content
• improving teacher competency in delivering Asia learning in schools
• improving student engagement with Asia learning in schools
• responding to changing policy environment and external needs?
8 Have there been any unintended benefits or costs associated with the AEF? If so, what are these?9 What could you improve about the program design or delivery to achieve a greater impact?
10 Would the objectives/outcomes of the AEF continue to be met if Australian government funding ceased? What would be the impact of ceasing the funding?
12 What should the future focus of the AEF be?13 Is there anything else you want to add about the AEF in general?
Teacher event - external assessment
Latest news Due to the lockdown in south east Queensland, this event will now be fully online. Links for the sessions will be emailed to all registrants on FRIDAY afternoon; you will be able to access the materials from 9am on Saturday morning. If you registered for in-person attendance, your registration will be automatic...
Darling Downs Branch presents
The Darling Downs Branch will present Everything about the external exam on Wednesday 11 August from 3:30 to 5:30pm.
Join us for an afternoon to reconnect with English colleagues, engage in discussion and explore ideas on how to prepare students for the external exam.
Grammar PD term 3
To assist attendees to develop their understandings of grammar in order to fully comprehend and to effectively teach the Australia Curriculum: English (AC:E), a further session will be held on Saturday 28 August at a venue (to be announced) in the metropolitan area. Download the flyer for further details. If your school is inter...
Student event - external assessment
Flexible modes of delivery will allow you and your students to engage with the materials at a time that suits you. Once again this event will be fully online to cater for all members and their students. This year the materials will come to you live in the afternoon of Wednesday 8 September. The recorded materials will th...
Pre-service teachers present
Townsville branch will present EMBEDDING INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES IN AUSTRALIAN SHORT STORY UNIT. by a group of pre-service teachers on Saturday 16 October 2021 from 9 am till 11 am.
See the flyer for more details. Registrations will open on 1st September.
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.
ETAQ conferences always have sessions that make me excited to be a teacher.
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