Helping those who can teach

Teacher education experts from unis Newcastle and Wollongong are developing PD programmes for NSW Government school assistant principals and head teachers

State education minister Sarah Mitchell calls it a national first.

UoW offers PD for teachers including on offer now; professional development for careers teachers and a programme for teaching gifted students from special populations.

Programmes from Uni Newcastle’s Quality Teaching Academy include “quality teaching rounds” which uses a “collaborative, teacher-driven framework that enables participants to analyse and improve their practice.”