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

APTA Workshop: Getting governance right. Online March 16, 2021 7.30pm

2021-03-01T21:28:06+10:00

APTA Governance workshop Attached is a flyer promoting the APTA "Getting Governance Right"  workshop scheduled for March 16 2021. APTA invites all Board, Committee members and Executive Officers of professional teacher associations to attend this relevant and important governance session. Details Date: Tuesday 16 March 2021 Time: 07:30pm - 08:30pm AEDT Venue: Online via Zoom Price: $30.00 +GST Register here:  https://ptcnsw.eventsair.com/apta-getting-governance-right-2021/register/Site/Register 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 [...]

APTA Workshop: Getting governance right. Online March 16, 2021 7.30pm2021-03-01T21:28:06+10:00

Humanities State Conference 2021: Redefining Our Place

2021-02-05T22:40:36+10:00

2021 Humanities State Conference Redefining Our Place Saturday, 20 March 2021 St Patrick’s College, Launceston “The task of the people who teach and learn in a school of Humanities is not to forget that [this] is no useless study.” - Robert Menzies The Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE), the Tasmanian Geography Teachers' Association (TGTA) and the Tasmanian History Teachers' Association (THTA) proudly invite you and your team to be a part of our State Humanities Conference. The conference will be held on Saturday, 20 March 2021 at St Patrick’s College, Launceston. This year’s theme is Humanities: Redefining our [...]

Humanities State Conference 2021: Redefining Our Place2021-02-05T22:40:36+10:00

NEAT Meeting & AGM 2020

2020-12-08T11:33:32+10:00

NEAT Meeting & AGM Tuesday 8 December, 2020 at Hadley's Orient Hotel 5.00pm - 6.30pm All members representing member associations are invited to an end-of-year gathering and 2020 reflection in the Leadlight Room.The Annual General Meeting will commence at 6.00pm-6.30pm. Afternoon/afterwork refreshments provided. Virtual connections for statewide participation can be available for the AGM elections if needed - RSVP neattas@gmail.com - to register.\ AGENDA Minutes and Action from the 2019 AGM President’s Report   [available to members via email request] Treasurer’s Report  [available to members via email request] Constitution Election of Office-bearers:  President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Officer and Executive Committee 2020-2021 [...]

NEAT Meeting & AGM 20202020-12-08T11:33:32+10:00

Learning First’s Ben Jensen on a new approach to education strategy

2020-09-22T14:47:45+10:00

Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result: why we need a new approach to education strategy Learning First Sep 8, 2020 This is a thought-provoking article for NEAT Memember Associations. In addition, when the last PISA results were released in December, 2019 Ben Jensen "wrote a blog post on how systems should respond to the results by shifting their strategy to what happens in their classrooms. I argued that they should make a proper diagnosis of the strengths and weaknesses of teaching and learning in specific subjects in order to develop actions for improvement." NEAT [...]

Learning First’s Ben Jensen on a new approach to education strategy2020-09-22T14:47:45+10:00

Years 9 – 12 Project – Tasmanian stakeholder consultation on scoping papers

2020-09-16T16:51:57+10:00

Watch the  Introduction to the Years 9 to 12 Curriculum Framework video on YouTube Contact NEAT to register for the 'drop in' to cross-sectoral feedback discussions via MS Teams' channel - Wednesday 23 September 5.00pm - 7.00pm. NEAT's response will be forwarded to the Project Team at years9to12project@education.tas.gov.au.

Years 9 – 12 Project – Tasmanian stakeholder consultation on scoping papers2020-09-16T16:51:57+10:00

Alert: NEAT Member Association Feedback on the Years 9-12 Scoping Papers open until 25th of September 2020.

2020-09-08T18:42:12+10:00

Teachers and the wider educational community are key partners in the course development process in the Years 9 to 12 Project. Scoping Ppaers for each course in the first stage will have four formal points of consultation for interested stakeholders between September 2020 and June 2021. There will be consultation on: Course Scope Structural Overview and Key Features (Nov/Dec) Initial Draft Course (March 2021) Final Draft Course (June 2021) Scoping Papers are now available for all courses. SCOPING PAPERS LEAVE FEEDBACK See where each different Learning Area could be headed including which courses are being redeveloped this year, please view the Road Maps page. [...]

Alert: NEAT Member Association Feedback on the Years 9-12 Scoping Papers open until 25th of September 2020.2020-09-08T18:42:12+10:00
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