MATSITI Director presentation to ACDE

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More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative presentation to Australian Council of Deans of Education, Sydeny, 16 March 2012

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MATSITI Director presentation to ACDE

  1. 1. More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative Professor Peter Buckskin MATSITI Project Director Australian Council of Deans of Education 16 March 2012 | Sydney
  2. 2. Australian Government InitiativeCouncil Of Australian Governments (COAG)National Indigenous Reform Agreement * Close the GapNational Education Agreement
  3. 3. Policy Context Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Action Plan 2010-2014 * Leadership, quality teaching and workforce development.
  4. 4. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers and education award completions* National teacher data not collected after 2008
  5. 5. Key ObjectivesIncrease the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers in Australian Schools.Develop strategies that will enhance the professional and leadership capabilities of experienced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers.
  6. 6. Key Outcomes Qualitative and quantitative research of facts and strategies and their effectiveness. Partnership and co-investment agreements with school authorities, universities and professional associations to achieve sustainable reform. National community engagement and marketing strategies promoting teaching as a career option for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
  7. 7. Partnership & Co-InvestmentAustralian Council of Deans of Education(ACDE) Flagship project of the Initiative * Building institutional leadership * Sustainable cultural change that will improve retention and graduation rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  8. 8. Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander teacher views www.matsiti.edu.au/about
  9. 9. www.matsiti.edu.au
  10. 10. More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative Contact Project Secretariat www.matsiti.edu.au info@matsiti.edu.au 08 8302 0036

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