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Title

1 in 4 Australian Year 8s have teachers unqualified in maths — this hits disadvantaged schools even harder

Publication Date

5-25-2021

Subjects

Teacher qualifications, Year 8, Mathematics teachers, Numeracy, Disadvantaged schools

Abstract

Almost one in four (23%) Australian Year 8 students were being taught maths in 2018 by teachers whose major qualification was in a field other than maths, new analysis reveals.

Place of Publication

Melbourne, Australia

Publisher

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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