Information about the Quality Initial Teacher Education Review including how to participate.

Initial teacher education (ITE) aims to ensure that graduate teachers start their teaching career with the necessary knowledge, skills and dispositions to be successful teachers in any Australian school.

On 11 March 2021, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, Minister for Education and Youth delivered a speech which highlighted the importance of ITE and announced a review into ITE.

The Quality Initial Teacher Education Review (the Review) was launched on 15 April, with the announcement of the terms of reference and an Expert Panel of Ms Lisa Paul AO PSM (Chair), Mr Malcolm Elliott, Emeritus Professor Bill Louden AM and Mr Derek Scott.

The Review has two points of focus:

  1. Attracting and selecting high-quality candidates into the teaching profession
  2. Preparing ITE students to be effective teachers

For more information about the Review: