The IEU has significant concerns with the announcement by Curtin University that they will be introducing a one-year graduate diploma in education from next year.

Quick fix responses to teacher shortages are short-sighted and threaten the quality and integrity of teacher training.

Read details here of these issues raised with the WA government: IEU concerns with Curtin Uni announcement

Fast-tracked programs run the risk of sending unprepared teachers into schools before they are ready.

Teaching is a highly complex and demanding profession, we need to ensure that new graduates have the best possible practical skills and pedagogical knowledge to succeed in the classroom.