AITSL eNews for educators - Feb 2018

Dear colleague,

Not just anyone can teach. I know from personal experience that many people have given it a go, but frankly, they just can’t do it. Teaching is a vocation and a profession. Through the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, teachers and leaders in Australia have set very high standards about what someone needs to achieve to teach in an Australian classroom. The bar is not changing.

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Don't miss out on Kick-start 2018

With a new school year underway, now’s the time to take your teaching practice to the next level. We’ll be sharing some of our most popular and practical resources to help you get your year off to a flying start. Sign up to receive five resources over ten days to kick-start your 2018. Emails will be delivered to your inbox 8am on:

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Mentoring an early career teacher in 2018? My Induction app can help!

My Induction app equips teachers with valuable resources to boost their school’s induction program. The free-to-download app allows access to:

  • Advice, tips and Q&As from experienced, expert teachers
  • Practical tools to support the development of professional skills
  • A wellbeing tracker.

Plus, our guide for mentors and school leaders explains how to best use the app to maximise its benefit for beginning teachers.

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National Review of Teacher Registration announced

The review will look at teacher registration in Australia to ensure processes are nationally consistent, rigorous and focus on teacher quality. It will also look at whether teachers get the same level of support and development, no matter which state or territory they live in. Your voice is important in the Review. Please click the button below and register your interest in taking part.

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Books for your 2018 reading list

As the new school year begins, we share a selection of exceptional reading recommendations. Browse the books that resonated with leaders in the profession and us here at AITSL. We hope you enjoy it.

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