The ACT Government announces it is cutting ties with the Teach for Australia program, aimed at attracting people from non-teaching careers, citing concerns over value for money and retention rates.
Think you know what teachers go through on a daily basis when they're shaping young minds and redirecting moral compasses? Well chances are you don't; school has changed a bit since you were there, writes Daniel Steel.
The idea that a radical national overhaul of curriculum, assessment and reporting is the primary way to stop Australia's declining student achievement feels a bit Groundhog Day, writes Glenn C Savage.
Universities are reporting alarming drops in first-preference applications for teacher preparation courses, with poor pay, standardised testing and a lack of autonomy just some of the factors putting young people off the profession, write Nan Bahr and Jo-Anne Ferreira.