The Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) is the major professional association for teacher educators in Australia. The mission of the Australian Teacher Education Association is to promote:

  • The preservice and continuing education of teachers in all forms and contexts;
  • The teacher education as central in the educational enterprise of the nation;
  • Research on teacher education as a core endeavour.

The Association enacts this mission through several key strategies, namely:

  • to foster improvement in intial teacher education;
  • to promote and support the teaching profession;
  • to form strong links with the individuals and organisations involved in educational change;
  • to improve the nature, quality and availability of professional development for teacher educators and
  • to promote and disseminate research, ideas and practices, innovation and evaluation in teacher education.

Please address all general correspondence to the ATEA Secretary, Dr. Pauline Taylor: secretary@atea.edu.au.

Please click here to download the ATEA Constitution.

Download the ATEA Constitution