Queensland Teachers' Journal
The working group to review the classification structure for school leaders and others in promotional positions - one of the key outcomes of the last round of enterprise bargaining - has started work.
A summary of the proceedings at March State Council
State-wide preparations are underway for QTU members to celebrate Labour Day with their Union.
Living and working thousands of kilometres from what was formerly “home”, with whole families relocating, has always presented personal and professional challenges. In the current era it is increasingly presenting a financial challenge as well.
The provision of education for all students is a policy challenge for governments across the globe.
For the first time in its history, the ACTU has elected a woman as its Secretary, both a practical and symbolic demonstration of the ongoing changing face of unionism in Australia.
In the last Journal we outlined the 2017 teacher transfer process. In this edition, we focus on how that process impacts on rural and remote service.
The Trial of Differentiated RAIS Incentives Committee, a subcommittee of the Rural and Remote Incentives Review, has finalised its terms of reference.
After 17 years of supporting partnerships to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, the Partners for Success (P4S) strategy is no more.
School reveals the power in the new EB
The C2C team is on track to complete updating the curriculum to version 8 before June, but ILMs for a range of the units have not been updated.
Delegates at QTU State Council have condemned the proposed year one phonics test announced in January by Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham.
On International Women’s Day (IWD), I often take stock and reflect on my activism and feminist principles and think about the communities we live and teach in.
Across Australia, the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects on which our nation’s future success and prosperity depend are increasingly being shunned by students. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Throughout March, the Gonski campaign hit the road to share the fair funding message, with two Gonski buses criss-crossing the country.
A pull-out and keep recruitment poster
On Friday 10 March, the QTU hosted its largest ever Union Reps Conference at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre.
New ACTU Secretary Sally McManus’ interview on the 7.30 Report provoked outrage over her preparedness to break the law in pursuing workers’ objectives.
Queensland teachers are and should stand with workers in the hospitality, retail and fast-food industries in opposing cuts to penalty rates.
For many in the school sector, the world of our TAFE colleagues can seem alien and strange. So to help increase understanding, here is a brief introduction to our public VET provider.
For some time, the QTU has been working closely with guidance officer (GO) and senior guidance officer (SGO) members to address a range of matters of concern to them. This article is an update on how that work is progressing.
DET has implemented some important and much needed resources and policies to support employees who are experiencing domestic and family violence (DFV).
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It’s a tabloid staple as reliable as death and taxes. For newspaper editors, violent students physically attacking teachers are the gift that keeps on giving.
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