Evaluating professional experience and mentoring in the preparation and induction of teachers for the teaching profession

  • Loughran, John (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Corrigan, Deborah (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Margetts, Kay (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Ure, Christine (Chief Investigator (CI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

Quality teachers make a difference (DEST Report, 2003, p1). Possible strategies for the recruitment and retention of high quality teachers to the profession include providing a high quality professional experience component together with effective mentoring for beginning teachers in induction programs. The outcomes of this project will include the articulation of high quality professional experiences, the development of an instrument for evaluating the effectiveness of mentoring in programs such as induction programs and provide evidence on the effectiveness of such programs.
Effective start/end date1/11/051/06/08


  • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$95,468.00
  • Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) (Victoria): A$30,004.00
  • Department of Education (Victoria): A$30,004.00