President Responds

18 August 2014 : Improvement in student outcomes masks growing NAPLAN disenchantment

1 July 2014 : New era for TAFE in Queensland

A major change in a 130-year history of providing high-quality public education in the vocational education and training sector took place at midnight last night ...

14 May 2014 : Federal budget fails to meet national minimum standard for education

14 May 2014 : QTU President Kevin Bates explains why our youth will pay the highest price for this ill-conceived budget.....

6 May 2014 : Another day, another Commission of Audit, another blow to education

The Abbott government’s National Commission of Audit (NCOA) represents the biggest single threat to public education in this nation’s history: a bold claim but one I am confident that you will come to accept.

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