House of Representatives Committees

Appendix D – Teacher education inquiries

 

1979

Commonwealth Schools Commission, Issues in Teacher Education: A Discussion Paper, Canberra, 1979.

Hewitson, M., ed., Research into Teacher Education: The Practical Teaching Skills, Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS), Canberra, 1979.

National Aboriginal Education Committee, Steering Committee, The Education and Employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers: Report to the NAEC of the Investigation into the Education, Training and Employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers, Canberra, 1979.

Northern Territory Deptartment of Education, Northern Territory Liaison Committee to the National Inquiry into Teacher Education: Draft Report, Darwin, 1979.

Queensland Board of Teacher Education, Teacher Education Review Committee, The Preparation of Teachers to Teach Reading and Associated Language Skills: A Report Prepared for Discussion and Review Purposes, Brisbane, 1979.

Tisher, R. P., Fyfield, J. A. , and Taylor, S. M., Beginning to Teach, Volume 2, The Induction of Beginning Teachers in Australia: Rsearch Report on Stage II of the Teacher Induction Project, Monash University 1978, AGPS, Canberra, 1979.

1980

Carpenter, P. G. and Foster, W. J., Becoming a Schoolteacher: A Report to the Education Research and Development Committee 1980 (2 vols), Canberra, 1980.

Committee to Examine Teacher Education in New South Wales, Teachers for Tomorrow: Continuity, Challenge and Change in Teacher Education in New South Wales, Govt Printer, Sydney, 1980. [Correy Report]

National Inquiry into Teacher Education (Australia), Report of the National Inquiry into Teacher Education, AGPS, Canberra, 1980. [Auchmuty Report]

Penny, H. H., The Training of Aborigines for Teaching in the Aboriginal Schools of the Northern Territory: A Report to the Education Department of the N.T., the National Aboriginal Education Committee, the Education Research and Development Committee, Government Printer, Darwin, 1980.

South Australian Enquiry into Teacher Education, Report, Government Printer, Adelaide, 1980.

Victorian Enquiry into Teacher Education, Teacher Education in Victoria : Interim Report of the Committee of the Victorian Enquiry into Teacher Education, Government Printer, Melbourne, 1980.

Western Australia Committee of Inquiry into Teacher Education, Teacher Education in Western Australia, Education Department of Western Australia, Perth, 1980.

1981

Queensland Board of Teacher Education, Teacher Education Review Committee, The Induction of Beginning Primary Teachers, Toowong, Queensland, 1981.

Victorian Enquiry into Teacher Education, Teacher Education in Victoria: Final Report of the Committee of the Victorian Enquiry into Teacher Education, Government Printer, 1981.

1982

Reynolds, P. and Clark, M. L. ,Western Australian In-service Teacher Education Project: An Overview of the Literature and Current Provisions in W.A.: Report One: Perspectives on In-service Teacher Education, Western Australian Post-Secondary Education Commission, Nedlands, Western Australia, 1982.

1983

1984

Commonwealth Schools Commission and Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission, Interim Report on the Review of Teacher Education, Canberra, 1984.

Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission, Issues for Action: Some Preliminary Views on the Improvement of Teacher Education, Canberra, 1984.

1985

Coulter, F. and Ingvarson, L., Professional Development and the Improvement of Schooling: Roles and Responsibilities, a Report to the Commonwealth Schools Commission, Canberra, 1985.

Quality of Education Review Committee, Quality of Education in Australia : Report, AGPS, Canberra, 1985.

Queensland Board of Teacher Education, School Experience in Queensland Pre-service Teacher Education Programs, Toowong, Queensland, 1984–1985 (2 vols).

Queensland Board of Teacher Education, Working Party on the Preparation of Teachers in Mathematics and Science, Teachers for Mathematics and Science, Toowong, Queensland, 1985.

Ryan, S., Commonwealth Review of Teacher Education: Interim Statement by the Minister for Education, Department of Education, Canberra, 1985.

1986

Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission and Commonwealth Schools Commission, Improving Teacher Education: Report of the Joint Review of Teacher Education, Canberra, 1986.

National Aboriginal Education Committee, Policy Statement on Teacher Education for Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, AGPS, Canberra, 1986.

Queensland Board of Teacher Education, The Bachelor of Education Degree in the Queensland Advanced Education System: An Evaluation, Toowong, Queensland, 1986.

Queensland Department of Education, Division of Secondary Education, School-based Teacher Development: Report of a Working Party on Teacher Development, Brisbane, 1986.

1987

Blakers, A. L. and Anderson, A. W., The Preservice Education of Secondary Teachers of Mathematics, Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission, Canberra, 1987.

Queensland Board of Teacher Education, Project 21: Teachers for the Twenty-first Century, Toowong, Queensland, 1987.

Queensland Board of Teacher Education, Teacher Education and the Arts in Queensland Primary Schools, Toowong, Queensland, 1987.

1988

Andrews, B., Some Exemplary Practices in In-service Teacher Training and Development: Report of a Study Undertaken to Support the Inservice Teacher Education Project, AGPS, Canberra, 1988.

Inservice Teacher Education Project Steering Committee, Teachers Learning: Improving Australian Schools through Inservice Teacher Training and Development, AGPS, Canberra, 1988.

Johnson, N. J., The Role of Higher Education Institutions in Inservice Teacher Training: Report of a Study Undertaken to Support the Inservice Teacher Education Project, AGPS, Canberra, 1988.

Queensland Board of Teacher Education, The induction of Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers in Queensland : The Views of Beginning Teachers, Toowong, Queensland, 1988.

1989

Discipline Review of Teacher Education in Mathematics and Science. Discipline Review of Teacher Education in Mathematics and Science (3 vols), AGPS, Canberra, 1989.

National Board of Employment, Education and Training, Teacher Quality: An Issues Paper Prepared by the Schools Council for the National Board of Employment, Education and Training, Canberra, 1989.

1990

Abbott-Chapman, J. and others, Students’ images of teaching – factors affecting recruitment, Commissioned Report, No. 8, National Board of Employment, Education and Training, 1990.

Australian Education Council, Working Party on Teacher Education, Teacher education in Australia: a report to the Australian Education Council, Commissioned Report, No. 6, National Board of Employment, Education and Training, 1990.

National Board of Employment, Education and Training, The Shape of Teacher Education: Some Proposals, AGPS, Canberra, 1990.

New South Wales, Ministry of Education, Youth and Women's Affairs, Teacher Education: Directions and Strategies, Sydney, 1990.

Schools Council Australia, Australia's Teachers: An Agenda for the Next Decade, AGPS, Canberra, 1990.

1991

Batten, M., Griffin, M., and Ainley, J., Recently Recruited Teachers: Their Views and Experiences of Preservice Education, Professional Development and Teaching, AGPS, Canberra, 1991.

Department of Employment, Education and Training, Schools and Curriculum Policy Branch, The Views of Teachers: on the Profession and Professional Development: A Summary Report, AGPS, Canberra, 1991.

National Board of Employment, Education and Training, Student Images of Teaching: Factors Affecting Recruitment Commissioned Report No. 8, AGPS, Canberra, May 1991.

National Board of Employment, Education and Training, Schools Council Australia, A National Professional Body for Teachers: A Discussion Paper, AGPS, Canberra, 1991.

Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Working Party on the Induction of Provisionally Registered Teachers, Welcoming New teachers: Report of the Working Party on the Induction of Provisionally Registered Teachers (2 vols), Toowong, Queensland, 1991.

1992

New South Wales Department of School Education, Review of Australian Teacher Induction, Government Printer, Sydney, 1992.

New South Wales Office of Education and Youth Affairs, Teacher Education Action Plan, Sydney, 1992.

Schools Council Australia, Agenda Papers: Issues Arising from Australia's Teachers: An Agenda for the Next Decade, AGPS, Canberra, 1991–1992 (2 vols).

Victoria Ministerial Teacher Education Reference Group, Future Directions for Pre-service Education in Victoria: A Discussion Paper, Melbourne, 1992.

1993

Beazley, K., Teaching Counts: A Ministerial Statement by the Hon. Kim C. Beazley, M.P., Minister for Employment, Education & Training, AGPS, Canberra, 1993.

South Australian Parliament, House of Assembly, Select Committee on Primary and Secondary Education, Pre-service and In-service Teacher Training: First Report for Discussion, Adelaide, 1993.

1994

National Board of Employment, Education and Training, Workplace learning in the professional development of teachers, Commissioned Report, No. 24, 1994.

NSW Ministerial Advisory Council on Teacher Education and Quality of Teaching, Desirable Attributes of Beginning Teachers, Sydney, 1994.

Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Knowledge and Competence for Beginning Teaching: Report of a Policy Development Initiative, Toowong, Queensland, 1994.

Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Working Party on the Practicum in Preservice Teacher Education, Learning to Teach: Report of the Working Party on the Practicum in Preservice Teacher Education, Toowong, Queensland, 1994.

1995

Australian Language and Literacy Council, Teacher Education in English Language and Literacy: Preservice and Inservice Teacher Education in Both School and Adult Education Contexts, in the Fields of English Literacy and English as a Second Language, AGPS, Canberra, 1995.

Standards Council of the Teaching Profession, Partnerships in Teacher Education: An Information Paper for Schools and Universities, Melbourne, 1995

1996

National Board of Employment, Education and Training, Australian Language and Literacy Council, Language Teachers: The Pivot of Policy, May 1996.

Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Working Party on the Preparation of Teachers for the Education of Young Adolescents, Teachers Working with Young Adolescents, Toowong, Queensland, 1996.

1997

Department of Training & Education Coordination (DTEC), Teaching Student Teachers to Teach Reading: An enquiry into the extent to which teacher education institutions in NSW are incorporating within their in-service teacher education programs suitably rigorous courses on the teaching of reading for all prospective Teachers,Sydney, October 1997.

NSW Ministerial Advisory Council on the Quality of Teaching, Computer Proficiency of Teachers, NSW Department of Education and Training, Sydney, 1997.

NSW Ministerial Advisory Council on the Quality of Teaching, Raising the Standing of Teachers and Teaching, NSW Department of Education and Training, Sydney, 1997.

NSW Ministerial Advisory Council on the Quality of Teaching, Vocational Education and Training in NSW Schools: Meeting the need for appropriately skilled teachers, NSW Department of Education and Training, Sydney, September 1997

Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Working Party on Partnerships in Teacher Education, Partnerships in Teacher Education, Toowong, Queensland, 1997.

1998

Australian Parliament, Senate Employment, Education and Training References Committee, A Class Act: Inquiry into the Status of the Teaching Profession, Canberra, 1998.

National Standards and Guidelines for Initial Teacher Education Project ( Australia), Preparing a Profession: Report of the National Standards and Guidelines for Initial Teacher Education Project, Australian Council of Deans of Education, Canberra, 1998.

NSW Ministerial Advisory Council on the Quality of Teaching, Teacher Preparation for Student Management: Responses and Directions, NSW Department of Education and Training, Sydney, 1998.

1999

NSW Ministerial Advisory Council on the Quality of Teaching, Identifying the Challenges: Initial and Continuing Teacher Education for the 21st Century, NSW Department of Education & Training, Sydney, 1999.

2000

Brock, P, Two Decades of ‘Sound and Fury’ but What’s Changed?, Report Commissioned by the NSW Teacher Education Review, NSW Department of Education and Training, May 2000.

Ramsey , G. A. , Quality Matters: Revitalising Teaching: Critical Times, Critical Choices: Report of the Review of Teacher Education, New South Wales, NSW Department of Education and Training, Sydney, 2000.

2001

Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, PD 2000 Australia: A National Mapping of School Teacher Professional Development, Canberra, 2001.

Goodrum, D., Hackling, M. and Rennie, L., The Status and Quality of Teaching and Learning of Science in Australian Schools: a research report, Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra, 2001.

Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Literacy in Teacher Education: Standards for Preservice Programs: A Report of the Literacy in Teacher Education Working Party, Toowong, Queensland, 2001.

2002

Ballantyne, R., Bain, J. D., and Preston, B., Teacher Education Courses and Completions: Initial Teacher Education Courses and 1999, 2000 and 2001 Completions , Evaluations and Investigations Programme, Higher Education Group, Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra, 2002.

Department of Education, Science and Training, An Ethic of Care: Effective Programmes for Beginning Teachers, Canberra, 2002.

Department of Education, Science and Training, Raising the Standards: A Proposal for the Development of an ICT Competency Framework for Teachers, Canberra, 2002.

NSW Teacher Federation & Federation of P&C Associations of NSW, Inquiry into the Provision of Public Education in New South Wales, 3 reports published in May, July and Sept 2002. [Vinson report]

Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Professional Standards for Graduates and Guidelines for Preservice Teacher Education Programs, Brisbane, 2002.

2003

Ballantyne, R., McLean, S. V. , and Macpherson, I. , Knowledge and Skills Required for Creating a Culture of Innovation: Supporting Innovative Teaching and Learning, Paper prepared for the Review of Teaching and Teacher Education, Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra, 2003.

Committee for the Review of Teaching and Teacher Education, Australia's Teachers: Australia's Future: Advancing Innovation, Science, Technology and Mathematics (3 vols), Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra, 2003.

Committee for the Review of Teaching and Teacher Education, Discussion Paper: Young People, Schools and Innovation: Towards an Action Plan for the School Sector, Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra, 2003.

Committee for the Review of Teaching and Teacher Education, Interim Report: Attracting and Retaining Teachers of Science, Technology and Mathematics, Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra, 2003.

Interim Committee for a New South Wales Institute of Teachers, Report to the Minister on the Establishment of an Institute of Teachers, June 2003.

Lawrance, G. A. and Palmer, D. H., Clever Teachers, Clever Sciences: Preparing Teachers for the Challenge of Teaching Science, Mathematics and Technology in 21st Century Australia, Evaluations and Investigations Programme, Research Analysis and Evaluation Group, Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra, 2003.

Ministerial Council on Education, Employment Training and Youth Affairs, Teacher Quality and Educational Leadership Taskforce, A National Framework for Professional Standards for Teaching, November 2003.

Ministerial Council on Education, Employment Training and Youth Affairs, Teacher Quality and Educational Leadership Taskforce, Demand and Supply of Primary and Secondary School Teachers in Australia, 2003.

Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, The Multiple Faces of Internships: Report of Phase One of a BTR Project on Internships in Preservice Teacher Education, Brisbane.

Skilbeck, M. and Connell, H., Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers: Australian Country Background Report, Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra, 2003.

Smith, D. L., Learning, Teaching and Innovation: A Review Of Literature On Facilitating Innovation In Students, Schools and Teacher Education with Particular Emphasis on Mathematics, Science and Technology, Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra, 2003.

2004

Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly, Standing Committee on Education, Teaching in the ACT: Shaping the Future, Canberra, 2004.

Department of Education, Science and Training, National Institute for Quality Teaching and School Leadership Implementation Strategy Report: Report to the Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training, Allen Consulting Group, Melbourne, 2004.

Ministerial Council on Education, Employment Training and Youth Affairs, Teacher Quality and Educational Leadership Taskforce, Nationally aligning graduate level teaching standards, unpublished survey, 2004.

Ministerial Council on Education, Employment Training and Youth Affairs, Teacher Quality and Educational Leadership Taskforce, Pre-Service Teacher Education in Australia, unpublished, June 2004.

Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Indigenous Education - Everybody’s Business: Implications for teacher education, A report of the Working Party on Indigenous Studies in Teacher Education, Brisbane, 2004.

Skilbeck, M & Connell, H, Teachers for the Future: The changing nature of society and related issues for the teaching workforce, A report for the Teacher Quality and Educational Leadership Taskforce of the Ministerial Council for Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs, September 2004.

2005

Department of Education, Science and Training, Teaching Reading, National Inquiry into the Teaching of Literacy, Report, December 2005.

Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs, Taskforce on Indigenous Education, Education of Teachers of Indigenous Students in Early Childhood Services and Schools: discussion paper, Carlton South, Victoria, 2005.

NSW Legislative Council, Standing Committee on Social Issues, Recruitment and Training of Teachers, Report 35, October 2005.

Victorian Parliament, Education and Training Committee, Step Up, Step In, Step Out: Report on the Inquiry into the Suitability of Pre-service Teacher Training in Victoria, Victorian Government Printer, Melbourne, 2005.

2006

Department of Education, Science and Training, Attitudes to Teaching as a Career: A Synthesis of Attitudinal Research, Canberra, May 2006.


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