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Teach for Australia

Creating Great STEM Teachers for Students in Need

  • Teach for Australia are expanding their focus: with a further nine STEM placements at six schools. By extending partnerships with Melton Secondary College, Hoppers Crossing Secondary College, Manor Lakes P-12 College, and adding new placements at Copperfield College, Victoria University Secondary College, and Wyndham Central Secondary College.
  • Teach for Australia’s work isn’t just about recruiting high-calibre people into classrooms: they coach, train and develop people through a proven support model so they can grow into high calibre teachers.
  • This project will also provide stronger partnerships with their schools and development programming that creates outstanding classroom educators for students.

About Teach for Australia

Since its establishment in 2009, Teach Australia has been striving towards its goal of contributing to an Australia where every child, regardless of background, has access to education that provides them with greater choices for their future. Research states that quality teaching and leadership are major factors in raising student and school outcomes; with the focus on getting greater people into classrooms to make a difference.

Teach for Australia rigorously recruit high-calibre people from all walks of life to join our Leadership Development Program; a unique two-year placement opportunity that sees successful candidates (‘Associates’) teach in schools while studying their Masters in Education. Also, training people to become exceptional teachers who can give students the knowledge, skills and confidence to realise their potential.

Associates work in the schools that need them the most: Teach for Australia partner exclusively with schools serving low socioeconomic communities. Associates fill real vacancies; their expertise and experience a vital addition to their schools.



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