To lead and facilitate teaching and research based continuing education and networking for teachers and teacher educators;
To assist teachers and teacher educators on the journey to reconciliation with Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
To encourage and promote research and innovation in all aspects of teacher education;
To recognise innovative contributions to research, scholarship, service, and practice in teacher education;
To be an advocate for teacher education and the exchange of contemporary ideas to work to improve the professional status and welfare of teacher educators; and
To promote cooperation among teacher educators and relevant organisations internationally with a particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region and other settler-colonial societies.