Lawrence Ingvarson


Time for a national approach to teacher quality

A new paper by STEPHEN DINHAM, LAWRENCE INGVARSON and ELIZABETH KLEINHENZ outlines an ambitious proposal to revitalise teaching.

Teaching talent: the best teachers for Australia's classrooms

Australia’s best teachers should be paid almost $130,000 as a key step in recognising their value to society and strengthening the teaching profession, according to this report. The authors also recommend creating two new levels of teacher certification beyond initial registration, to allow the best...

OECD improving school leadership activity: Australia country background report

Prepared for the Australian Government by the Australian Council for Educational Research in 2006 and released in January 2008, this report provides information on school leadership in Australia, including school governance, the links between leadership and learning outcomes, the attractiveness of the leadership role, and...

Standards for teaching: theoretical underpinnings and applications

This report is a critical review of the literature on the application of professional standards to teachers' practice. It looks at where professional standards sit in the complex mix of factors that can support teachers' professional capacity, how standards can support teacher learning, which models...

Research on performance pay for teachers

This report provides an overview of current pay arrangements and collective enterprise bargaining agreements for teachers in Australian schools. Gives an overview of recent Australian and international research on the attitudes of stakeholders to performance-based pay schemes for teachers, and thirdly looks at the gaps...