Stakeholder Survey Results

4959

RESPONSES

66% Schools leaders and teachers

19% Pre-service teachers

 8% Various education organisations

 5% Initial teacher education providers

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Our stakeholders know AITSL's work

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82%

of respondents were fairly or very familiar with AITSL's work

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91%

had interacted with AITSL

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83%

had visited the website

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72%

had used one of AITSL's tools or resources

Most say they'll use AITSL resources again soon, and think AITSL has an important role to play

78%

say they are likely to engage with AITSL within 12 months

73%

believe AITSL's role is important to improving teaching and leadership

Stakeholder Groups

What did Teachers say?

3805

Responded

69% Government


29% Independent/Catholic

Sectors

51% Primary


37% Secondary

Level

Teachers found AITSL's tools for teaching useful.

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Rating them 7 out of 10

Teachers are very aware of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

91%

are aware of the APST

65%

use them in practice

15%

are planning to use them

Experienced teachers

15+

Years

with 15+ years experience were the teachers most likely to use AITSL tools and resources and were most likely to recommend AITSL to a friend or colleague

We found different views on induction

89% of school leaders said they provided a formal induction for beginning teachers

HOWEVER

49% of early career teachers reported experiencing induction

With these findings AITSL can:

Work with teachers to ensure our tools and resources are seen as classroom relevant

Encourage teachers to access AITSL tools and resources themselves as well as via school leaders

What did School leaders say?

1295

Responded

They wereprincipals, deputy/assistant principals and other school leaders

Roles

62% of school leaders


31% of principals

Teach in the classroom

Principals found AITSL's tools and resources very useful.

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Rating them 8 out of 10

School leaders are aware of and using the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

91%

of Principals are aware

96%

of Deputy Principals are aware

93%

of other school leaders are aware

and 75% of school leaders are actively using them - mostly for teachers' professional development

School leaders were more likely than teachers to be using AITSL resources

Teacher

Support

School leaders are using the AITSL resources designed for school leaders and also those designed for teachers - mostly to support teachers' professional development.

We found different views on induction

89% of school leaders said they provided a formal induction for beginning teachers

HOWEVER

49% of early career teachers reported experiencing induction

With these findings AITSL can:

Support school leaders to utilise AITSL resources in teachers' classroom practice

Support school leaders with resources for effective induction

What did Pre-service teachers say?

488

Responded

65% Undergraduate


35% Postgraduate

Qualification

They were less familiar with AITSL tools and resources but enthusiastic once they used them

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Rating them 7 out of 10

Pre-service teachers were the group least confident with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

apst-knowledge 27% very little knowledge 45% some knowledge 28% expert knowledge APST

More likely to rate their knowledge of APST as very little and least likely to rate their knowledge as expert

But will increasingly use them over time

81% were familiar with the APST

AND

74% had encountered the APST in their initial teacher education course

of these 40% had already used them in professional experience

AND

34% intended to use them in professional practice

Pre-service teachers

Ideas and research

Valued their interactions with AITSL for 'access to ideas and research'

With these findings AITSL can:

Work with pre-service teachers to increase knowledge and use of AITSL resources

Support the transition to teaching by highlighting resources about induction, professional development and teacher practice

What did Educational organisations and Initial teacher education providers say?

1125

Educational organisations

Responded

234

Initial teacher education providers

Responded

Educational organisations and ITE providers are the groups most familiar with AITSL

They know

AITSL

89% of ITE providers and 87% of Educational organisations said they were either fairly or very familiar with AITSL

They rated their interactions with AITSL highly

But especially for being “professional and informative”

They are the groups most likely to

Recommend AITSL to a friend or colleague

Engage with AITSL in the next 12 months

Most had visited the AITSL website in the last 12 months

86%

Educational organisations

94%

ITE providers

ITE providers

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liked AITSL's teacher tools and resources to support their training of pre-service teachers

They were the groups most confident about the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Expert

Knowledge

71% of ITE providers and 60% of Educational organisations rate their knowledge of the APST as expert

With these findings AITSL can:

Utilise the high engagement and support of organisations to increase use of AITSL resources across systems and sectors

Work with ITE providers to increase awareness of AITSL resources and the APST, especially for pre-service and beginning teachers.