Evidence

Comprehensive qualitative and quantitative research reports on factors and effectiveness of strategies to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers

MATSITI Deliverable #1

The MATSITI research and workforce planning findings cover a broad range of teacher evidence and reforms including tertiary preparation, recruitment, retention, professional development and school leadership.

Explore the research findings and reports below, and research themes in the right hand menu.


Teacher Workforce Analysis
Workforce analysis of comparisons on a range of measures between the 2015 and 2012 available data for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers employed in government and non-government schools in all Australian states and territories.
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The 2016 More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative (MATSITI) Final Report was publicly released today by the project sponsor, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. The final report provides a comprehensive appraisal of the achievements against the stated outcomes of the MATSITI Initiative.
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Australian Council of Deans of Education
Evaluation report of the Australian Council of Deans of Education (ACDE) project funded by MATSITI 'Retention and Graduation of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Island Students in Initial Teacher Education (Phase 1 Project)'
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University of New England
Evaluation report of the University of New England project funded by MATSITI 'Quantitative and Qualitative Exit Survey'.
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Evaluation report of the University of Tasmania project funded by MATSITI 'Research and support transition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education workers (AIEWs) into teaching'.
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Evaluation feature
The final report of the external evaluation of the MATSITI Initiative is now available. The Evaluation Panel found that successful engagement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the teaching profession is an essential contributor to great educational success for children and young people and their families and communities.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teacher Workforce Analysis
A comprehensive data analysis and workforce profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers employed in Australian schools in 2012, commissioned by MATSITI. Reports released 19 October 2014.
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Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group Issues Paper
The MATSITI leadership team recommends five priorities for reform in its submission to the to the Australian Government Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group review of teacher education.
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Presentation on national data scan and research findings with Deans of Education and Heads of Indigenous Higher Education Centres, Sydney, September 2012.
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