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Teaching ATAR raised

Teaching ATAR raised

Teaching ATAR raised

The Andrews Government is raising the entry level for those entering teaching courses at University.

The goal is to ensure the best possible results for school students which will impact schools in towns such as Wangaratta.

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The ATAR score required to get entry to teaching courses at Universities is now 70 after it was revealed students with ATARs as low at 18 were getting into the courses.

Education Minister James Merlino says priority is wanting the best to go on and teach the next generation.

Our reforms are focused on improving the teaching standards, not propping up the business models of individual universities,” he said.

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