The Joint Council of Queensland Teachers’ Associations Inc is a peak body for Queensland education professional associations, state based and national associations based in Queensland, providing a common voice on educational matters in the interests of teachers. JCQTA promotes collaboration between member associations and aims to grow our community whose interests are across preschool, primary, secondary, vocational and tertiary sectors. ...read more
The Australian Awards for Teaching Excellence recognise and celebrate the exceptional achievements of the teaching profession from early childhood through to senior secondary schooling.
Caroline Brooks (President) and Sherryl Saunders (Vice-President) met with the Hon. John-Paul Langbroek, Minister for Education on Wednesday 16 January 2013. The purpose of the meeting was to make the Minister aware of the role and function of the JCQTA and to submit a proposal for funding a part-time Executive Officer and ask for consideration of a designated office space. The Minister was supportive of teacher professional associations and asked for information on membership and issues. A session is allocated at the President's Dinner for discussion on the meeting and ways forward.
The Presidents' Dinner was held 20 February 2013 attended by representatives of the various Teacher Associations. Keren Capele from Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) gave a very informative presentation covering many aspects of interest to Teachers and covering National Professional Standards for Teachers ....see presentation pdf