The governance of teacher competency standards in New Zealand
Competency standards for teachers have re-emerged as an issue for education. Their purpose has been asserted as: assisting in the governance of education; legitimating the system; improving the standard of pupil achievement and the quality of learning; improving the quality of teaching; raising the standard of teacher education; and promoting teaching as a profession. The paper addresses the possible issues in the governance of competency standards in the policy regime.
The governance of teacher competency standards in New Zealand.
Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 22(2).