ERIC Number: ED343872
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-May
Reference Count: N/A
Welcoming New Teachers: Report of the Working Party on the Induction of Provisionally Registered Teachers.
Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Toowong (Australia).
This report presents recommendations of the Queensland Board of Registration's Induction Working Party, whose mission was to study the role of induction in the professional development of beginning teachers. The terms of reference of the Working Party were: to advise the board on possible approaches to the systematic development and implementation of induction programs and to assess the teaching performance of provisional teachers seeking to qualify for full registration. The report is organized into eight chapters providing: (1) an introduction and summary of nine specific recommendations; (2) a literature update; (3) results of a survey of beginning teachers; (4) results of a survey of school principals; (5) review of input from meetings and workshops; (6) developmental needs of beginning teachers; (7) conclusions regarding induction and mentoring; and (8) conclusions regarding initial appointment of beginning teachers. Four appendices include: (1) a list of Working Party members; (2) recommendations arising out of Board of Teacher Education Induction Conference (25 October 1980); (3) a questionnaire on the induction of provisionally registered teachers and a questionnaire addressed to principals on the induction of provisionally registered teachers in their schools; and (4) blank form for Teachers on Probation: Confirmation of Appointment report. (LL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Queensland Board of Teacher Registration, Toowong (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia (Queensland)