Why an adaptive education system relies on our most expert teachers

by Peter Goss


Presented at the NSW Highley Accomplished and Lead Teacher Forum, Wednesday 27 June

Australia’s school education system faces three major challenges: improving student learning in core academic areas; better preparing young people for adult life; and closing the gap between the nation’s educational have and have-nots.

The only way to tackle all these challenges at once is to make our education system more adaptive. A key step is to make better use of our most expert teachers. In this presentation, Grattan Institute’s School Education Program Director, Peter Goss, describes an adaptive education system and explores the potential for Highly Accomplished and Lead Teachers (HALTs) to lead the way.