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Tag Archives: professional development

NIDA targets early career teachers for free program

The program welcomes all teachers employed in a primary or secondary school in the  first five years of their teaching career. There is no tuition fee for successful applicants, who take advantage of a week of masterclasses at NIDA to develop their skills to take back to the  classroom - as drama specialists, cultural leaders and creative teachers.

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Teachers skilling up through online learning

PD Online learning

Every state and territory issues specific requirements for professional development (PD) requirements for continued registration of teachers. Amid constant discussion about ‘better teachers’ and sliding PISA results, teachers are feeling the pressure to skill up. 

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Is teacher PD our only way forward?

Associate Professor Helen Cahill

If, as John Hattie says, teachers are the single biggest in-school determinant of student outcomes, why don't we support our teachers to undertake professional development? Australian teachers work longer, and have fewer allocated training days than in many other countries.

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