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This form is for current ACU students who have applied to transfer to an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) course.
You should only submit this form IF you have already applied for a transfer to an ITE course AND you have received an email request from Admissions to submit this form.
If you’re applying for an ITE course as a new student to ACU, you should follow the instructions in your application to QTAC/UAC/VTAC/ACU.
If you have any questions or need assistance, visit AskACU
A Teacher Selector Statement (TSS) is required for all applications to ACU for an initial teacher education qualification in Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Victoria for 2018. The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) has responded to the Federal Government's request to create selection guidelines for all universities to assess both the academic and non-academic qualities of all students applying for entry into a teaching degree. The Teacher Selector Statement allows applicants to demonstrate their suitability to teaching, with the right mix of qualities to enable them to become an effective teacher.
You need to write a concise 1-2 page (approximately 1000 words) statement to demonstrate your suitability to teaching. In your statement, you must address the categories and indicators outlined below. The statement can be word processed or neatly handwritten.
When you’ve prepared your statement you need to upload it to this form as a single document. Your application to transfer to an ITE course cannot be considered until you submit your TSS.
Your statement should be in two parts, one for each category detailed below.
You could include examples drawn from your:
You may consider these questions in framing your response: What learning activities have I been engaged in? What leadership activities have I undertaken? What activities of personal interest am I involved in? How long have I participated? How am I involved? What tasks or events have I planned and/or organised? How have I shown that I can work with others? What do I do to overcome obstacles, challenges or problems?
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