Teaching and learning – maximising our investment in Australian schools

Teaching and learning – maximising our investment in Australian schools

14 May 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-814-6

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 269KB)
 
PREFACE (PDF 5KB)
 
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 27KB)
 
CHAPTER 1 - Introduction (PDF 76KB)

Referral
Conduct of the inquiry
Other inquiries
Structure of the report
Note on references
Acknowledgements

 
CHAPTER 2 - Education in Australia: a background (PDF 194KB)

The role of the Commonwealth and the states and territories
School funding
Conclusion

 
CHAPTER 3 - Australia's performance (PDF 349KB)

Australian performance in international and national testing
Educational outcomes for different groups of students
Other factors that influence student achievement
Conclusion

 
CHAPTER 4 - Selection, training and registration of teachers (PDF 309KB)

Introduction
Quality teachers
Entry to education courses
Teacher training courses
Registration of teachers – managing supply and ensuring quality

 
CHAPTER 5 - Career development, retention and professional learning of teachers (PDF 268KB)

Introduction
Teacher career development and progression
Teacher retention
Ongoing professional learning and support

 
CHAPTER 6 - Conclusion (PDF 13KB)
 
APPENDIX 1 (PDF 28KB)
Submissions received
Additional information received
Answers to questions on notice
 
APPENDIX 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the committee (PDF 9KB)
 
APPENDIX 3 (PDF 346KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
Email: eewr.sen@aph.gov.au

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