Promoting teacher quality in the UK

Promoting teacher quality in the UK

Monday, 20 Oct 2003

A program of reform in England's Initial Teacher Training (ITT) led to measurable improvements in the quality of teaching and helped to build a stronger teaching sector according to the chief executive of the Teacher Training Agency, Mr Ralph Tabberer. Mr Tabberer is in Melbourne to present a keynote address at Research Conference 2003 hosted by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) on the role of the Teacher Training Agency in promoting teacher quality in England.

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Quality teaching matters most

Quality teaching matters most

Monday, 20 Oct 2003

Quality teachers and teaching, supported by strategic professional development, is what matters most in students' experiences and outcomes of schooling, ACER Research Director Dr Ken Rowe said in Melbourne today. Speaking at ACER's Research Conference 2003 , Dr Rowe presented key findings from Australian and international evidence-based research on educational effectiveness.

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Building teacher quality: What does the research tell us?

Building teacher quality: What does the research tell us?

Thursday, 16 Oct 2003

Some 400 educational researchers, policy makers and practitioners from around Australia and overseas will come together in Melbourne next week to share knowledge and developments in building teacher quality.

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is hosting its eighth annual Research Conference at the Carlton Crest hotel, Melbourne from 19-21 October.

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Year 12 subject selection broadens

Year 12 subject selection broadens

Thursday, 21 Aug 2003

A new report has dentified a broadening in subject selection by Australian Year 12 students over the past decade as more students opt for vocationally oriented subjects rather than the key learning areas of English, mathematics, society and environment and the sciences.

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Early school leavers can do well in workforce

Early school leavers can do well in workforce

Monday, 21 Jul 2003

Many early school leavers progress well in the first few years after leaving school, according to a report released today hat questions the widespread belief that all students who leave school before Year 12 struggle to make a successful transition to the workforce.

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