initial teacher education

Three major concerns with teacher education reforms in Australia

By Martin Mills and Merrilyn Goos

We are deeply concerned about advice the Australian Government has been given on teacher education. We believe it is seriously flawed. The advice has led, and is leading, to major reforms to teacher education throughout Australia. Teacher educators and educational researchers like ourselves would like the public to know what is happening. Significantly we want

The four challenges Australia faces to improve the digital literacy of new teachers

By Jane Hunter

The digital literacy of pre-service teachers was put in the spotlight recently. A report on the review of

Understanding educational theory: vital or a waste of time for student teachers?

By Naomi Barnes

My student teachers often question the value of educational theory in their initial teacher education. Also often early