Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Why we must talk about teacher professionalism now

By Diane Mayer

In 2016, Judyth Sachs reflected on her 2003 monograph ‘The Activist Teaching Profession’ and asked, ‘Teacher professionalism: Why are we still talking about it?‘. In that paper, she argued ‘the time for an industrial approach to the teaching profession has passed’ and made a case for ‘systems, schools and teachers to be more research active

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.