The Australian Professional Teachers Association and the Department of Education, Science and Training Values Education partnership project
The Australian Professional Teachers Association is working with the Department of Education, Science and Training to support the incorporation of the National Values Framework into educational practice.
This will be achieved at the state and territory levels by the joint councils through their professional teaching association members. The associations will encourage involvement and insist in raising awareness of the Values Education Program and what the Australian Government is doing in values Education.
Information regarding specific opportunities can be found on the state and territory council websites.
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Western Australia
The Values Education initiative in Australia mirrors international concerns. An excellent source of background material can be found on this UNESCO portal.
GlobalEd is sponsored by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID). It is an education resource for students and teachers. The site contains information about various Global Issues such as Health, and the Environment, as well as profiles of Countries assisted by Australian funding. There is student information and teaching resources.
The Department of Education and Training of Western Resource bank provides evaluations of a wide range of resources available for use in incorporating Values into classroom practice
National Framework for Values Education in Australian Schools - Good Practice
Good Practice Schools - Stage 1: Final Report
Implementing the National Framework for Values Education in Australian Schools: Report of the Values Education Good Practice Schools Project - Stage 1 - Final Report - Executive Summary