Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Are regular classroom teachers really not qualified to teach students with special needs?

By Linda Graham and Kate de Bruin and Ilektra Spandagou

Sure enough, representatives of parent and teacher groups have emerged to back Senator Pauline Hanson’s claims that children with ‘autism and disabilities’ should be removed from mainstream classroom. Primary principals in south western Sydney were reported as saying a shortage of places in special schools and classes is leading to the placement of students with

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers are useful to teacher education students, here’s how

By Tony Loughland and Neville John Ellis

There is a strong critique of the impacts of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers from educational researchers.