QTU President Kevin Bates comments on how the release of the “Valuing skills: why vocational training matters” report confirms the unique and valuable role that TAFE institutes play in providing public VET. Read more here ...
The public release of the COAG Reform Council’s report <strong>Education 2011: Comparing performance across Australia </strong> provides compelling data on two major issues currently facing QTU members
Uncertainty remains in TAFE and Vet sectors after release of the final report of the Queensland Skills and Training Taskforce
Letter to the editor re World Teachers' Day
Education is not solely the responsibility of schools ... read more
The QTU President responds to some of the "odd" comments made recently by the Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek
There is much reason to fear for the fate of both TAFE and the schools sector under a Newman LNP Government.
Senior Officers of the QTU will be addressing strike meetings today to give our full support to teachers struggling for a fair deal in the Queensland Catholic education system
Not even in the darkest days of the waterfront dispute and WorkChoices has any government in Australia given itself the power to unilaterally change the remuneration and working conditions of an individual employee or group of employees...read more
QTU members across the state are today beginning our first protected industrial action ballot under the new industrial relations regime created by the Newman LNP Government. It is timely to remind ourselves of the validity of the age-old strategy of industrial action as an element of negotiations....
QTU President Kevin Bates responds to the criticism this week by the State Government over attendance at negotiation meetings.
In this letter to the editor Deputy General Secretary Kate Ruttiman responds to comments by the Government regarding the EB negotiations.
Dark days indeed for many public servants
The QTU President looks at the highlights ... and lowlights ... of the Prime Minister's announcement on the implementation of the Gonski review's funding model.
Teachers, principals, and all the other staff who keep our schools running throughout Queensland are clearly in the frontline of ... service delivery.
To reduce a graduate’s chance of working in their chosen profession to a one-off test after four years of study is insulting at best, and career-destroying at worst.
QTU President Kevin Bates comments on the renewed media interest in NAPLAN following the release of The Courier-Mail's "schools guide" and the launch of the national "Say no to NAPLAN" campaign.
QTU President Kevin Bates comments