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Viewpoints: should teaching students who fail a literacy and numeracy test be barred from teaching?

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Starting this month, teaching students who fail or haven’t yet taken the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) will not be able to teach in Victorian schools. Previously, around one in 20 teachers who had failed the test or hadn’t taken it yet received provisional registration. Prospective students who took the test late in 2018 received their results on January 11.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Sheridan, L. & Bahr, N. (2019). Viewpoints: should teaching students who fail a literacy and numeracy test be barred from teaching?. The Conversation, 17 Jan 1-4.

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 4

Volume


  • 17 Jan

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Starting this month, teaching students who fail or haven’t yet taken the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) will not be able to teach in Victorian schools. Previously, around one in 20 teachers who had failed the test or hadn’t taken it yet received provisional registration. Prospective students who took the test late in 2018 received their results on January 11.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Sheridan, L. & Bahr, N. (2019). Viewpoints: should teaching students who fail a literacy and numeracy test be barred from teaching?. The Conversation, 17 Jan 1-4.

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 4

Volume


  • 17 Jan

Place Of Publication


  • Australia