APR 20

Improving Initial Teacher Education


Seminar/trade show (noCPF)




  20 Apr 2016 through 21 Apr 2016


  Melbourne, Australia

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Sponsoring organization:

  Criterion Conferences


  Education / Legal / Other > Education

Event description:

Implementing the teacher education reforms The Action now: Classroom Ready Teachers Report will overhaul how Australia’s graduate teachers are educated. Course content, assessment and placement programs will have to change to meet the demands of this report, and critically their effectiveness will be measured. What do educators of Australia’s future teachers need to be aware of to bring their courses in line with these reforms? The agenda focuses on: Reforms to the selection of student teachers Transformation of course content for initial teacher education How to best design practicum at a university and school level How evidence of impact will be measured How education courses will be accredited "Initial teacher education must prepare graduates with in-depth content knowledge and a solid understanding of teaching practices that are proven to make a difference to student learning" – Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers, December 2014 Who will attend? Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Deans, Associate Deans, Professors and Lecturers of Education, Teaching and Learning Directors and Coordinators of Professional Practice Chairs of Teacher Education Principals, Deputy, Vice and Assistant Principals of Schools Sponsorship opportunities We work closely with corporate partners to create unique and innovative tailored sponsorship packages that best meet your specific marketing, business development and corporate entertainment objectives. Contact Chris Rainford on 02 9239 5720 and find out how you can make your mark on this industry. Prices: Schools: AUD 1599 Standard: AUD 2199 Speakers: Prof John Hattie, Prof David Giles, Prof Diane Mayer, Prof Field Rickards, Prof David Lynch, Prof Michele Simons, Emeritus Prof Patrick Griffin, Prof Stephen Dinham, Angelina Ambrosetti, Julie Arnold, Associate Prof Bill Eckersley, Associate Prof Allie Clemans, Prof Simone White, Michael Witter, Prof Christopher Brook, John Flemming, Melanie Saba, Prof Wayne Sawyer, Peter Hutton, Michael Philips Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Venue details: Victoria University City Convention Centre, Level 12, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne, 3000, Australia

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03 December 2015
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