Teachers dating students after they graduate

There are at least seven reasons people aren’t so keen.

But accredited teacher education programs must be designed around 37 competencies as prescribed by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).

Brexiteers argue that these issues affect only the middle-class “metropolitan elite”, when in fact there is nothing more elitist than limiting academic resources, making them inaccessible to the vast majority of students.

The right to travel, learn and work in 25 other countries is a freedom that will shortly be stripped from us.

Finland enjoys attention for their successful education system.

This is a challenge, and the first casualty is teacher creativity. Where’s the fun in teaching if you don’t have scope to be creative?For my generation, graduates or not, this loss is a travesty.The oldest profession – teaching – is no longer attractive. Their assessments are fair and they rejoice with students when they master important ideas.So why would someone aspire to teach if the interpersonal dimension is lost?Standardised testing has become a national sport, with PISA and NAPLAN.

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