The rise of online initial teacher education: what do we know?


A rapid rise in online enrolments for initial teacher education (ITE) courses in Australia is outstripping the average growth for all (non-ITE) online tertiary courses by a staggering six-to-one.

The uptake of online ITE has more than doubled from 2007 to 2016; with one-in-four of the country’s 87,134 student teachers choosing online ITE courses. This rapid rise is bringing higher education to aspiring teachers in all parts of Australia.

Explore these insights and several others into the ‘typical’ student teacher of modern Australia in this fresh new report.

Read the full report here

July 25, 2018