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Media release: Valuing the teaching profession – an independent inquiry

August 28, 2020

Valuing the teaching profession – an independent inquiry will begin public hearings on Monday 31 August in Sydney and continue until Thursday 10 September.

The inquiry, chaired by former premier of Western Australia, the Hon Dr Geoff Gallop AC will investigate the changed nature and value of teachers’ work for the first time in more than 15 years.

The public are invited to attend hearings (subject to COVID safe room capacity). The proceedings will also be live-streamed via the Inquiry website www.teachinginquiry.com.au.

Where: Heritage Room When: from 10am Monday 31 August
Federation House
22-33 Mary St Surry Hills

Valuing the teaching profession – an independent inquiry
WITNESS LIST

MONDAY 31 AUGUST

  • midday Mr Angelo Gavrielatos, President, NSWTF

TUESDAY 1 SEPTEMBER

  • 10am Mr Denis Fitzgerald, Chair of NESA Board Curriculum Committee and is also a member of the NESA Board COVID-19 Response Committee.
  • 1.30pm Professor Emerita Raewyn Connell, eminent expert in sociology, social theory, sociology of education, gender relations and research methods.

WEDNESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER

  • 10am Mr Tom Alegounarias, former Chair, NSW Education Standards Authority
  • PM Professor Pasi Sahlberg, Deputy Director Gonski Institute (UNSW)

THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER

  • 9.30am 10am Authors of Understanding Work in Schools: The Foundation for Teaching and Learning:

Associate Professor Susan McGrath-Champ (Sydney)
Associate Professor Rachel Wilson (Sydney),
Dr Meghan Stacey (UNSW),
Dr Scott Fitzgerald (Curtin) &
Dr Mihajla Gavin (UTS)

  • 1.00pm Professor Ian Hickie, Co-Director, Health and Policy at The University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre.

MONDAY 7 SEPTEMBER

  • 10am Ms Alison Pennington, Senior Economist with the Centre for Future Work

THURSDAY 10 SEPTEMBER

  • 10am Professor John Buchanan, Chair of Discipline, Business Analytics, University of Sydney Business School
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