20 December 2016 : Invest in the things that matter

3 August 2016 : NAPLAN outcomes 2016

The annual release of NAPLAN results is once again upon us, and the debate regarding the value of the whole process will be revisited in something reminiscent of a scene from “groundhog day”.

26 July 2016: P-10 curriculum reformed but in a good way ... Letting teachers teach!

Today, as a consequence of a long-running campaign by the QTU, the Minister for Education, Kate Jones, has announced a major revision of the Queensland effort in respect of the Australian Curriculum. This is a victory for teachers and their Union and a victory for common sense.

4 July 2016: Election outcomes 2016 – what we know so far

With the final 2016 federal election outcomes as much as a month away it is important to take stock of what we know now and the lessons we have learnt.

14 June 2016: Queensland state budget 2016-17: a solid effort

4 May 2016: Budget 2016 – What it’s got and what it’s not!

The 2016 federal budget delivered by Treasurer Scott Morrison on behalf of the Turnbull government is noteworthy both for how little it delivers for education and what it takes away.

23 March 2016 :First step towards a new senior assessment and tertiary entrance system for 2019

28 Jan 2016: Some Gonski news we've all been waiting for

QTU President Kevin Bates: "Today’s unequivocal commitment from the federal Labor opposition to funding the full Gonski is a great start to the 2016 school year and a powerful statement in an election year."