Future students to suffer without a payrise for teachers

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Students with ATAR’s above 80 are neglecting teaching as a viable career option due to poor pay and limited career opportunities within the field. Today, The Grattan Institute released a new report detailing their proposed $1.6 billion reform package which aims to double the number of high achievers enrolling in teaching course within ten years.

Ranked 39 of 41 middle-to-high income countries for quality of education, Australia’s education system needs urgent changes to ensure it’s future generations of students don’t struggle.

Julia André reports on the issue.

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Monday, August 26 2019
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Featured in storyDr Peter Goss, School Education Program Director at The Grattan InstituteMeredith Peace, President of the Victorian Teacher's Federation Stephanie Kennedy, High School Teacher
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