How can Australia support more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers?

4 April 2022

A major federal government review into how we train our teachers has just been released.

This is part of the government’s push to improve Australia’s standing in the international education rankings.

The first two recommendations focus on the important role of Indigenous teachers. Namely, specifically targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in a national recruitment campaign.

Dr Marnee Shay and PhD Candidate Ren Perkins from the School of Education explore the role of Indigenous teachers and where the gaps are.

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