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ERIC Number: EJ1031074
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1030-0112
Professional Standards for Australian Special Education Teachers
Dempsey, Ian; Dally, Kerry
Australasian Journal of Special Education, v38 n1 p1-13 Jul 2014
Although professional standards for Australian teachers were developed several years ago, this country is yet to develop such standards for special education teachers. The lack of standards for the special education profession is associated with the absence of a consistent process of accreditation in Australia and a lack of clarity in the pathways that teachers may pursue to achieve accreditation. In this paper, we review professional standards for special education teachers in the UK and the US, and the related yet limited work completed in Australia. Substantial commonalities across these jurisdictions demonstrate that much of the groundwork has been completed in the important task of developing special education standards in this country.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; United Kingdom; United States