Initial Teacher Education

Expressions of interest for AITSL grant program

Contribute to improving assessment in initial teacher education

Consortia of Australian initial teacher education (ITE) providers were invited to submit expressions of interest to participate in a grant program.

Grant money is available to consortia to support the development of a teaching performance assessment (TPA) aligned with Program Standard 1.2 in the Accreditation of initial teacher education programs in Australia: Standards and Procedures 2015.

The objective of this process is to fund substantial projects that create teaching performance assessments to be used across a large number of ITE providers.

TPA Announcement – Update on grant negotiations - 9 March 2017

Teacher Performance Assessment - AITSL Grant Program - Update 9 March 2017

Frequently asked questions

To address queries in relation to the TPA project a set of frequently asked questions
 have been developed to explain the objectives of the project and outline key factors and next steps. The FAQs will be updated throughout the delivery of the TPA project.

Statement on possible conflict of interest 

TPA Grant Program - statement on possible conflict of interest (PDF)

AITSL recognises the perception of conflict of interest and therefore a series of actions to protect the integrity of the TPA project have been established.

Expressions of interest are now closed. Please direct any queries to