1 in 4 Australian Year 8s have teachers unqualified in maths — this hits disadvantaged schools even harder
Teacher qualifications, Year 8, Mathematics teachers, Numeracy, Disadvantaged schools
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.
Thomson, Sue. (May 2021) '1 in 4 Australian Year 8s have teachers unqualified in maths — this hits disadvantaged schools even harder', Discover, ACER. https://www.acer.org/au/discover/article/1-in-4-australian-year-8s-have-teachers-unqualified-in-maths-this-hits-disadvantaged-schools-even-harder
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Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)