Chief Executive, David Templeman
National Strategies – Engagement and Success
in Teacher Education #OurMobTeach 2015
Increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
teachers is about:
Social Justice
Social Change
Social Inclusion
Patton. ...
internet access
long-term unemployment
post-schooling qualifications
readiness for schooling
young adults not engaged
unsk...
post-schooling
qualifications
readiness for
schooling
young adults not
engaged
overall
education
Web of Disadvantage
Year ...
INDIVIDUAL COMMUNITY MACRO
EDUCATION
'It is difficult to deny the centrality of limited
education and its impact on …making and
sustaining of disadvantage in A...
'Success does not end at the transition of
one student, but rather, the changing of
patterns of opportunity as more Indige...
The sum of more than its parts
The straight and narrow
More circuitous routes
Between 2007 and 2012, more than two
out of every three (68.2%) Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander students left
their ...
Walking Points
Patton. W; Hong. A.L et al. 2012. Report into the Retention and Graduation of
Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...
Financial hardship
Cultural safety
Academic skills stumbling block
– Academic language (an unfamiliar discipline)
– Langua...
Contributers to Success
Supporting students through enrolment
Providing smooth transition into university
life
Supporting ...
Attrition
Indigenous higher education enrolments
across Australia grew 52% since 2003
But no change in proportion as overa...
Attrition
'A significant proportion eventually make it
to the end of their degree, but too many do
not.
The social harms o...
TEMAG IMPLEMENTATION PRIORITIES
Student selection
Data
Impact on student learning
Practical experience
Literacy and numera...
Teacher Education Media Stories
Dec 2014 – June 2015
THE
CRISIS
MODEL FOCUSES ON
PROBLEM S
INSTEAD OF
SOLUTIONS
We need more Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander, remote,rural
and STEM teachers
But teacher education student
applicati...
What? You don't
want to join us?
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
teacher education students selected
by ATAR alone
one in five
One Aborginal and Torres Strait Islander
teacher for every four
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Attrition and Retention
Higher education course completion:
Indigenous students 47%
Non-Indigenous students 74%
Lowest Com...
Australian Council of Deansof Education
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National strategies - engagement and success in teacher education

The Engagement and Success Project has provided sustained and targeted support to Faculties and Schools of Education across Australia to continue to focus on and engage with the goals of the MATSITI proiect within the recommendations of the Behrendt Report. The specific aims of the project are to: • improve the engagement and success of Aboriginal and Tones Strait lslander students undertaking initial teacher education programs; and • close the gap in retention/graduation rates for lndigenous and non-lndigenous students. David Templeman, Chief Executive, Australian Council of Deans of Education MATSITI #OurMobTeach Conference, 30 September 2015
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Education      
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Transcripts - National strategies - engagement and success in teacher education

  • 1. Chief Executive, David Templeman National Strategies – Engagement and Success in Teacher Education #OurMobTeach 2015
  • 2. Increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers is about: Social Justice Social Change Social Inclusion Patton. W; Hong. A.L et al. 2012. Report into the Retention and Graduation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students Enrolled in Initial Teacher Education. MATSITI
  • 3. internet access long-term unemployment post-schooling qualifications readiness for schooling young adults not engaged unskilled workers rent assistance overall education low family income housing stress Web of Disadvantage unemployment disability support Year 3 literacy and numeracy prison admissions domestic violence psychiatric admissions child maltreatment chronic health issues juvenile convictions Year 9 literacy and numeracy criminal convictions
  • 4. post-schooling qualifications readiness for schooling young adults not engaged overall education Web of Disadvantage Year 9 literacy Year 3 literacy and numeracy and numeracy 2015. Vinson, T. et al. Dropping off the Edge Report
  • 5. INDIVIDUAL COMMUNITY MACRO EDUCATION
  • 6. 'It is difficult to deny the centrality of limited education and its impact on …making and sustaining of disadvantage in Australia' Professor Tony Vinson, Dropping Off the Edge Report 2007
  • 7. 'Success does not end at the transition of one student, but rather, the changing of patterns of opportunity as more Indigenous students transition successfully' Henderson-Yates, L; Dodson, P, Maher, M et al. 2014. The Transition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students into Higher Education Report.
  • 8. The sum of more than its parts
  • 9. The straight and narrow
  • 10. More circuitous routes
  • 11. Between 2007 and 2012, more than two out of every three (68.2%) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students left their initial teacher education course.
  • 12. Walking Points Patton. W; Hong. A.L et al. 2012. Report into the Retention and Graduation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students Enrolled in Initial Teacher Education. More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Initiative. During the first year of study When assessment is due Before and after professional experience (practicum)
  • 13. Financial hardship Cultural safety Academic skills stumbling block – Academic language (an unfamiliar discipline) – Language (as used in curriculum or pedagogy), – The level of English literacy and numeracy required in course work – ESL (with some students speaking English as a third or fourth language) – Tertiary level skills like essay writing and referencing Other Barriers
  • 14. Contributers to Success Supporting students through enrolment Providing smooth transition into university life Supporting students culturally, social, academically and with financial assistance when required Flexibility in course progression Professional development and awareness raising of non-Indigenous staff and faculty
  • 15. Attrition Indigenous higher education enrolments across Australia grew 52% since 2003 But no change in proportion as overall student population increased Anderson, Ian. Oct 24 2014. Indigenous students neglected in the higher education policy debate. The Conversation.
  • 16. Attrition 'A significant proportion eventually make it to the end of their degree, but too many do not. The social harms of exiting higher education without completion are significant' Professor Ian Anderson, Melbourne University
  • 17. TEMAG IMPLEMENTATION PRIORITIES Student selection Data Impact on student learning Practical experience Literacy and numeracy test
  • 18. Teacher Education Media Stories Dec 2014 – June 2015
  • 19. THE CRISIS MODEL FOCUSES ON PROBLEM S INSTEAD OF SOLUTIONS
  • 20. We need more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, remote,rural and STEM teachers But teacher education student applications have been falling
  • 21. What? You don't want to join us?
  • 22. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teacher education students selected by ATAR alone one in five
  • 23. One Aborginal and Torres Strait Islander teacher for every four Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • 24. Attrition and Retention Higher education course completion: Indigenous students 47% Non-Indigenous students 74% Lowest Completion rates: Older Indigenous students from low-SES backgrounds who are studying part-time Edwards & McMillan Australian. August 2015. Completing university in a growing sector: Is equity an issue? Council for Educational Research
  • 25. Australian Council of Deansof Education