3 Dec 2015 : 2015 in review

In this issue: Australian Curriculum | Workload and joint statements | Rollout of additional teachers | Investing for Success | Review of industrial relations | IPS evaluation | Other achievements | Changes in QTU leadership | Looking forwards

16 Nov 2015 : IPS selection changes a step in the right direction

2016 IPS announced today following a comprehensive selection process based on a new methodology | Have your say on EB8 claim | Survey regarding senior assessment

2 Nov 2015 : Additional student-free day in 2016

22 Oct 2015: Go Gonski green, celebrate and start the EB conversation

Gonski week brought together a number of themes that are central to the work of Queensland’s state school teachers and principals.

14 Oct 2015 : Curriculum update

Revised Australian Curriculum, plus digital technologies in Queensland - Coding and robotics - Education plan

7 Oct 2015 : Qld funding moves toward Gonski model

The Qld Government allocation of federal funding to state schools has moved closer to the model of a base level of funding, plus loadings aimed at overcoming students’ educational disadvantage – that is, the model advocated by the Gonski review of schools funding.

8 Sep 2015 : Changes to IPS nominations and future operations

4 Sep 2015 : Allocation of 875 teachers announced

Over the three years, will more than replace the 519 full-time equivalent teaching positions cut by the previous LNP government from the start of 2013

28 Aug 2015 : Teacher union voice removed in AITSL restructure

The QTU and the AEU have condemned Federal Education Minister's decision to remove the representative voice of teachers and school leaders from the AITSL board and committees.

25 Aug 2015 : Government decisions on senior secondary a good start

The Palaszczuk government’s senior secondary announcement provides a good platform for positive decision-making on a new senior secondary assessment and tertiary entrance system for Queensland.

21 Aug 2015 : Extension of current agreement granted

20 Aug 2015 : Vote for QTU endorsed candidates in QCT board election

The QTU has endorsed two candidates, Alota Lima and Natalie Clarke, in the QCT board election ...

22 July 2015 : Curriculum times to be reviewed

The directive to halt implementation (including familiarisation) of any new learning areas of the Australian Curriculum until further notice is withdrawn. As a result of the Minister’s communication, there is no requirement for any school to implement or begin the process of implementation of any new subject or learning area in 2015.

15 July 2015 : 2015-16 State Budget

In this issue: Promises kept | Education spending | Clarification on Super and LSL and more

23 June 2015 : Education is a right, not a privilege

Also in this issue: Curriculum implementation update | Teacher transfers

25 May 2015 : Reminder - mark National Public Education Day 28 May

13 May 2015 : Gonski campaign restarts as federal budget abandons fair school funding

22 April 2015 : Government moves on award stripping and employment security

The new State Government has taken action to remedy some of the changes to the Industrial Relations Act made by the former LNP government.

25 March 2015 : Individual curriculum plans (ILPs)

When do students require/NOT require an ICP?Who develops an ICP? What happens now?

MARCH 4 : National Day of Action

23 Feb 2015 : QTU Natural Disaster, CQ and Wide Bay Relief

29 Jan 2015 :Education, industrial relations: A clear choice when you vote

21 Jan 2015 : Halt curriculum implementation - take control of your workload

21 Jan 2015 : FAQs on Directive to halt curriculum implementation