The Canberra Times
Wednesday, 6 December 2023

National action plan: Jason Clare says teacher education 'screaming out for reform'

Karen Barlow
Updated August 12 2022 - 5:15pm, first published 3:30pm

Australia's education ministers are hoping to "tick off" on a priority national action plan to address the nation's teacher shortage crisis by year's end, with Federal Education Minister Jason Clare describing teacher education as "screaming out for reform".

Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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