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Implementing_a_performance_and_development_framework_-_Grattan_-_Feb_2012.pdf

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Punishment not the answer to teacher performance - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Punishment not the answer to teacher performance - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
It is widely accepted that the threat of punishment has little effect on the behaviour of school children, yet our leaders seem to think that it will work on their teachers.
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Bill Gates: Invest in better teaching

Bill Gates: Invest in better teaching | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
The entrepreneur turned philanthropist says measuring the effectiveness of teachers is vital to creating better schools.

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Blueprint for teacher quality in action - NSW Department of Education & Communities

The most comprehensive set of reforms ever undertaken in Australia to improve teacher quality have been released by the NSW Government.
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Why we're never satisfied with teachers

Concern about teacher competence has been around for several decades. Recently, there has been a concerted push by state and federal governments to enact policies to improve “teacher quality”.
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Teacher quality debate is 'bullying'

DEBATE about teacher quality has been hijacked and often amounts to bullying of the profession, an education expert says.
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Teacher quality parents' priority

Teacher quality parents' priority | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
Canberra parents are more concerned with how talented their children's teachers are than class sizes.
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Universities back national standards for teaching students

Universities back national standards for teaching students | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
Universities have warned they will not implement plans by the NSW government to set benchmarks for teaching courses based on HSC results, instead preferring a plan announced by the federal government today.
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Common Standards, New Lessons May "Weed Out" Some Teachers - StateImpact Florida

Common Standards, New Lessons May "Weed Out" Some Teachers - StateImpact Florida | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
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Common Standards, New Lessons May "Weed Out" Some Teachers
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Like Holt, she's training teachers in Common Core and how to create a new method of instruction. “I get to create, and I get to design,” Henley said.
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Why our best teachers are worth $150,000

Why our best teachers are worth $150,000 | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
Experts warn we must attract more of the country's intellectual elite into education courses.
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Teacher performance pay a 'sticking point': Dixon

Teacher performance pay a 'sticking point': Dixon | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
Education Minister Martin Dixon has backed the decision to pull performance pay for teachers but says the government will pursue the controversial policy beyond the current round of pay negotiations.
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The challenges and risks of measuring performance in a social learning system - Deakin Research Online

The challenges and risks of measuring performance in a social learning system - Deakin Research Online | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
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Our teachers: questioned, traduced and threatened - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Our teachers: questioned, traduced and threatened - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
Another school year is drawing to a close and what a year it has been for the teaching profession.
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Teachers to undergo performance reviews - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Teachers to undergo performance reviews - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
Teachers will have to undergo annual performance assessments under an agreement reached by the country's education ministers.
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To lift Australian education, focus on teachers

To lift Australian education, focus on teachers | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
Schools will suffer until the status of teaching is restored.
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Teacher quality not class size is school key

Teacher quality not class size is school key | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
New research suggests that reducing class sizes fails to improve student performance at school and the government would do better to focus on improving teacher quality.
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Teacher quality debate is 'bullying'

Teacher quality debate is 'bullying' | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
DEBATE about teacher quality has been hijacked and often amounts to bullying of the profession, an education expert says.
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Teacher quality under scrutiny

Teacher quality under scrutiny | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
THE quality of teaching, especially in primary schools, must be urgently addressed if Australia is to improve its dismal performance in international tests, experts say.
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Teacher quality depends on culture of development

Teacher quality depends on culture of development | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
RESEARCH consistently finds that quality teaching is the leading in-school influence on student outcomes, with quality school leadership not far behind.
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Support for teacher standards

Support for teacher standards | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
Universities have thrown their support behind new federal government standards for teachers, which include assessing an applicant's personal capacity and drive to enter the profession.
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Who Should Set Standards For Teachers? - WCTV

Who Should Set Standards For Teachers? - WCTV | Teacher Quality | Scoop.it
Who Should Set Standards For Teachers?
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Tuesday, the FEA took things a step further, challenging the Department of Education's ability to set the standards in which teachers are evaluated.
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Commission Recommends Elevating Standards for Teacher Preparation - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio Commission Recommends Elevating Standards for Teacher Preparation Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio The standards, considered among the most far-reaching for the field and contentious, will overhaul how teacher...
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