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MATSITI Project OverviewProject Director: Professor Peter Buckskin  www.matsiti.edu.au | info@matsiti.edu.au | 08 8302 003...
MATSITI Presentation Contents•   MATSITI Project Objectives•   Indigenous Education Policy Context•   Teacher Workforce Re...
Overview | More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative• 1% of Australian school teachers are  Indigenou...
MATSITI Project Objectives• Increase the number of Aboriginal  and Torres Strait Islander teachers  in Australian schools•...
An Australian Government Initiative• Council of Australian Governments  (COAG)• National Indigenous  Reform Agreement  (Cl...
Policy Context | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teacher Workforce Reform               Action #33:A National Indige...
Key Project Outcomes for Indigenous Teaching Workforce Reforms• Qualitative and quantitative  research to inform teacher  ...
MATSITI Projected Budget Expenditure 2012-15
Research | Teacher workforce profile and education award completions
Research | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school student populations
Research |Teacher education and career pathways
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teacher Views on Teaching www.matsiti.edu.au/about
2012 MATSITI Partnerships | ACDE Retention and Graduation Project• Audit of Indigenous student  outcomes in teacher educat...
2012 MATSITI Partnerships | Co-investment Grants• CDU Leadership and remote pathways• Yunggorendi (Flinders) video stories...
MATSITI Project Governance   School Jurisdictions                                                   Aboriginal and Torres ...
MATSITI Project TeamProfessor Peter Buckskin (Project Director)Professor Paul Hughes*Dr Kaye Price*University of South Aus...
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MATSITI Project Overview

  1. 1. MATSITI Project OverviewProject Director: Professor Peter Buckskin www.matsiti.edu.au | info@matsiti.edu.au | 08 8302 0036 | May 2012
  2. 2. MATSITI Presentation Contents• MATSITI Project Objectives• Indigenous Education Policy Context• Teacher Workforce Research & Planning• Partnership Agreements• 2012 National Conference• Project Governance• Contact @matsiti This Project is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations through the More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative.
  3. 3. Overview | More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative• 1% of Australian school teachers are Indigenous (4% of students)• $7.5m Initiative over 4 years funded by Australian Government (DEEWR)• Project managed by University of SA (DUCIER)• Led and governed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educators• Project Plan on www.matsiti.edu.au
  4. 4. MATSITI Project Objectives• Increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers in Australian schools• Enhance professional and leadership capabilities of experienced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers
  5. 5. An Australian Government Initiative• Council of Australian Governments (COAG)• National Indigenous Reform Agreement (Closing the Gap)• National Education Agreement
  6. 6. Policy Context | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teacher Workforce Reform Action #33:A National Indigenous Workforce Strategy
  7. 7. Key Project Outcomes for Indigenous Teaching Workforce Reforms• Qualitative and quantitative research to inform teacher workforce planning• Lasting partnerships with school authorities, universities and professional associations• Teaching in schools widely promoted as a desirable and worthwhile career pathway
  8. 8. MATSITI Projected Budget Expenditure 2012-15
  9. 9. Research | Teacher workforce profile and education award completions
  10. 10. Research | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school student populations
  11. 11. Research |Teacher education and career pathways
  12. 12. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teacher Views on Teaching www.matsiti.edu.au/about
  13. 13. 2012 MATSITI Partnerships | ACDE Retention and Graduation Project• Audit of Indigenous student outcomes in teacher education• Review of approaches to retention and graduation• Report on course completion and early career experiences• Networks of educators in teacher education and Indigenous units• Institutional plans to improve Indigenous retention, success and graduation rates• Budget: $827,000 http://matsiti.edu.au/education-deans-meet-to-improve-indigenous-teacher-education/
  14. 14. 2012 MATSITI Partnerships | Co-investment Grants• CDU Leadership and remote pathways• Yunggorendi (Flinders) video stories• Qld DETE ‘Murritech’ VET in schools• SCU early childhood education mentoring• UOW teacher and leadership mentoring• WA Dept of Ed AIEW transition to teaching• SA DECD leadership scholarships
  15. 15. MATSITI Project Governance School Jurisdictions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Universities Government schools Islander Communities Schools of Education Catholic schools School and community leaders Indigenous Education Schools Independent schools Professional networks & Research Centres Indigenous Schooling Units Negotiated agreements Negotiated agreements Negotiated agreements MATSITI Project Leadership Project Management TeamIndigenous Reference Group Professor Peter Buckskin Emeritus Professor Paul Hughes Dr Kaye Price Working Party External Project Evaluator MATSITI Contract Management DEEWR Program Delegate Standing Council on School Education and Early Childhood (formerly MCEECDYA)
  16. 16. MATSITI Project TeamProfessor Peter Buckskin (Project Director)Professor Paul Hughes*Dr Kaye Price*University of South Australia08 8302 0562info@matsiti.edu.auwww.matsiti.edu.au MATSITI Research Associates *

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