AITSL The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership
22 Jul
A colleague of mine who is a musician recently posted this on his Facebook page: “'Amateurs practise ‘till they get it right. Professionals practise ‘till they can't get it wrong.' Well, that explains 16 hours of my weekend.” I don’t think he was... Read on
19 Jun
The report of the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TEMAG) is titled Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers and you can find out more information about it on the AITSL ITE Reform webpage.  ‘Classroom ready’ is one of those phrases that... Read on
22 May
Tim Cahill, the Socceroos striker, did something extraordinary around the 48-minute mark of the Asian Cup match between Australia and China last January. You can watch the video here. So it was Ange Postecoglou’s comments that particularly captured... Read on
19 May
It takes about 10,000 hours to achieve mastery in a field, according to Dan McLaughlin, who has picked up on Malcolm Gladwell’s theory. McLaughlin is applying it to become a professional golfer. On his website, The Dan Plan, McLaughlin describes his... Read on
2 Mar
Margery Evans, Chief Executive Officer of AITSL, 10 March 2015. Some of my colleagues at AITSL feel a particular kind of affinity with Barack Obama, Bart Simpson, Jimi Hendrix, Michelangelo and Marie Curie. No, they’re not suffering from some... Read on