Dr Sharyn Burns from Curtin University discusses the complex nature of relationships and sexuality education and the need for ongoing training and professional development opportunities within this space.
Aboriginal staff working for the Department of Education in WA will have the opportunity to pursue a career in teaching, as part of a new $3 million pilot program with Curtin University.
Teaching qualifications and Initial Teacher Education courses in Australia have been a site of Federal Government intervention in recent times, write Dr Brad Gobby and Dr Rebecca Walker, Senior Lecturers from the School of Education at Curtin University. Read more
Curtin University will host a new centre for excellence aimed at enhancing the literacy skills of primary school students and boosting literacy teaching in Western Australia.
The next four to five years is a time to shine in the education and teaching industry. A report by the Australian Council for Educational Research shows a promising outlook for employment growth over the coming years, with a spike in demand for secondary teachers expected from 2018 due to a large number of high-school teachers reaching retirement and a growing population of school students. Read more