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Child and Youth Safe Organisation Framework

2022-08-17T13:58:24+10:00

The Tasmanian Government recently provided an update about the development of a Child and Youth Safe Organisations Framework for the state. The Framework will contribute to the development of child and youth safe organisations in Tasmania, which promote the safety of children and young people from all forms of harm in institutional settings. In particular, the Framework will contribute to the prevention of sexual abuse against children and young people in institutional settings. It will also improve investigation of, and responses to, child sexual abuse in institutional settings. A large range of government and non-government services, businesses, clubs and associations will [...]

Child and Youth Safe Organisation Framework2022-08-17T13:58:24+10:00

Richard Selby Smith Oration 2022 -Teachers and teaching: The politics of respect

2022-07-26T21:48:58+10:00

Professor Martin Mills, the School of Teacher Education and Leadership at Queensland University of Technology Teachers and teaching: The politics of respect Online Attendance (Zoom Webinar) -please register HERE. In interviews with teachers (and students) over many years, on many different topics, and in many different locations the word ‘respect’ comes up regularly. In this lecture I want to explore the meaning of ‘respect’ in the context of contemporary constructs of the ‘ideal teacher’. It will be argued that paying attention to ‘respect’ is central to addressing many of the issues facing teachers, including their retention in the education system. The notion [...]

Richard Selby Smith Oration 2022 -Teachers and teaching: The politics of respect2022-07-26T21:48:58+10:00

2022-2023 NEAT membership subscriptions are due.

2022-06-25T20:57:03+10:00

NEAT Member Benefits Membership 2022-Subscription-renewal covers the 12 months from April each year. Membership fees are currently $120 per year. Other member benefits include: Automatic membership of the Australian Professional Teaching Association (APTA). NEAT requires financial PTA memberships to retain its seat at the national roundtables. Public liability insurance at a reduced rate and this cover provides access to additional elective policies. NEAT members can access public liability insurance for workshops and conferences at significantly reduced rates. However, this insurance does not cover students involved in activities and conference venues usually require sighting of a certificate of currency. Insuraqnce is approximately [...]

2022-2023 NEAT membership subscriptions are due.2022-06-25T20:57:03+10:00

Getting Governance Right: an APTA workshop

2022-05-26T19:51:04+10:00

APTA Getting Governance Right registration site https://www.apta.edu.au/blog/2022/05/25/1116/ APTA invites all Board, Committee members and Executive Officers of professional teacher associations to attend this relevant and important governance session. Details Date: Wednesday 1 June 2022 Time: 07:30pm - 08:30pm AEST Venue: Online via Zoom Price: $30.00 Presenter Dr Deb Hull, APTA Board Member, CPTAV President and Executive Officer of History Teachers' Association of Victoria From her experience in and out of teachers' associations, Dr Deb Hull will present the legal obligations of Board members, best practice principles for financial governance and how to get the most out of Board meetings. Format A 40 minute [...]

Getting Governance Right: an APTA workshop2022-05-26T19:51:04+10:00

APTA May 2022 Newsletter

2022-05-20T17:09:43+10:00

APTA continues to represent the interests of joint councils and teaching associations at the national level. Our News in Brief for May 2022 outlines the work we have been doing on behalf of associations. See this link to the news online https://www.apta.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/APTA_-News-in-Brief_May-2022-1.pdf

APTA May 2022 Newsletter2022-05-20T17:09:43+10:00

2022-2023 NEAT Member Association subscription due April.

2022-04-04T21:37:41+10:00

The 2022-2023 Annual NEAT Subscription The 2022-2023 Annual NEAT Subscription is due and the form is available from the Associations page. Please contact the Secretary of NEAT for further details of the recommended broker for NEAT sponsored business insurance cover for committees, meetings, events and professional development days.

2022-2023 NEAT Member Association subscription due April.2022-04-04T21:37:41+10:00

APTA AGM 13 November 2021

2021-10-24T22:00:10+10:00

APTA Annual General Meeting 2021 Pursuant to section 7.4(a) of the APTA constitution, this post provides notice that the APTA AGM will be held on Saturday 13 November 2021 from 2:00pm to 2:30pm AEDT via Zoom (1:30pm SA, 1:00pm QLD, 12:30pm NT). Business to be conducted at the AGM includes: Confirmation of the minutes of the previous AGM Consideration of the financial statements Consideration of member reports and president’s report Determination regarding a 2022 financial audit Appointment of directors Election of office bearers Any other business Please contact NEAT for more details via email: Neattas@gmail.com

APTA AGM 13 November 20212021-10-24T22:00:10+10:00

APTA News in Brief – October 2021

2021-10-24T21:43:13+10:00

APTA's News in Brief - October 2021 Includes: President's report APTA's strategic priorities Webinar with Dr Ben Jensen Upcoming meeting with DESE ACARA update HALT summit - what is AITSL's future focus? ITE consultations

APTA News in Brief – October 20212021-10-24T21:43:13+10:00

APTA Webinar with Dr Ben Jensen “Back to the future: the fall and rise of subject teaching in Australian Education”

2021-08-30T16:45:51+10:00

APTA webinar with Dr Ben Jensen The Australian Professional Teachers Association (APTA) extends an invite to you and your associations to attend an “Back to the future: the fall and rise of subject teaching in Australian Education”. Australian education has seen many changes over the years; it feels as though there is always a new policy or reform being announced. Constant change has not resulted in constant improvement in student learning. In fact, it is very hard to draw a line between system reform and student improvement. The public debate is always about the most recent reform or announcement whereas there is [...]

APTA Webinar with Dr Ben Jensen “Back to the future: the fall and rise of subject teaching in Australian Education”2021-08-30T16:45:51+10:00

Contribute to the Professional Educator journal

2021-07-02T16:04:05+10:00

Dear NEAT colleagues and friends of Australian Professional Teachers Association (APTA)  You are invited to contribute an article to the Australian College of Educators’ Professional Educator journal. Established in 1959, the College is the longest serving professional association for Australian educators. The theme of the Professional Educator in an upcoming print and online issue this year is ‘The Problem’ [Edition 1, Vol 25], addressing the major problem(s) or challenges(s) in education. Please feel free to share this post as an invitation, or contact the Editor@austcolled.com.au You are welcome to forward a comment in an opinion piece [shorter] or contribute a [longer] article [...]

Contribute to the Professional Educator journal2021-07-02T16:04:05+10:00
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