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April: Accreditation of Initial Teacher Education Programs

The Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs (MCEECDYA) endorsed the document Accreditation of initial teacher education programs in Australia: Standards and Programs on 15 April 2011. This establishes a national accreditation system for initial teacher education programs. ATRA members contributed expert knowledge and experience to the development of the standards and procedures and will play a significant role in the implementation of the national system.

Read the ATRA press release here.

February: Update on the National Standards

The National Professional Standards for Teachers have been released following endorsement by all state and territory education ministers in December 2010.

The Standards can be viewed here.