Building a High-Quality Teaching Profession

How are teachers engaged effectively in reform measures? A chapter in a recent OECD report (Building a High-Quality Teaching Profession) is devoted to this very issue. Amongst the many themes within the document is the idea that, as active agents of change, teachers need to analyse their practice in the light of professional standards. Read more at

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Introducing eISR

Welcome to the Evaluation of the Impact of Selected Reforms-ITQNP (eISR) project blog. This site is currently under construction and when operational, it will provide information about an evaluation currently being undertaken by the SiMERR National Research Centre at the University of New England for the NSW National Partnerships Evaluation Committee related to the Improving Teacher Quality National Partnership. Specifically, the evaluation is considering the impact of professional experience reform measures in Centres for Excellence – and similar educational settings, within Government, Catholic and Independent educational jurisdictions in New South Wales.

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