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Literacy and numeracy are important, but there is far more to effective teaching

Graduates from accredited teaching courses will be required to pass literacy and numeracy tests before they can enter the profession this year. Potential teachers will have three attempts at passing the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) tests, possibly helped by a growing industry focusing on helping people pass such tests (similar to the industry which has grown up around passing other high stakes tests such as the GAMSAT test for entry into graduate medicine).

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