18 October 2016 :The QTU welcomes the Education Minister's announcement today that the new Senior Assessment and Tertiary Entrance system will now commence in 2019 for those students currently in Year 8.

The QTU is represented on the Senior Secondary Assessment Taskforce, and has been active in raising member concerns regarding aspects of the implementation and sees today's decision as a sensible response to stakeholder concerns.

The QTU will continue to advocate for teachers and school leaders as we work with all stakeholders to ensure a successful and well-resourced transition to the new system