Queensland Teachers' Journal - All Editions
Search by clicking a topic in the sidebar
Each year, some QTU members either receive an unwanted required transfer or request a transfer to a specific geographic area and/or region and don’t get it. In both cases there are appeal processes.
The placement of All Trades Queensland (ATQ) into voluntary administration is yet another example of why the current training system needs an overhaul.
This year’s AEU Rosemary Richards Scholarship recipient is looking at targeted digital media strategies that build union influence and create safe online spaces for women to engage in union activism.
The commitment and solidarity of QTU members at the TAFE Queensland SkillsTech (TQST) Alexandra Hills Training Centre has helped rescue their campus from the brink of extinction.
A number of the new strategies from EB9 come into play this year. What's in store?
The QTU State Council voted unanimously to conduct a ballot of members in schools to boycott NAPLAN in its entirety in 2020.
As well as supporting school leaders individually, the Queensland Teachers’ Union backs them collectively, as a critical stakeholder around department initiatives.
An innocent “tap” to the arm of a student from a teacher demonstrating proper behaviour to a class has eventually led to the member defending criminal charges of assault.
Blue cards are to be more important than ever, as new laws tighten the child protection regime in ways that will have wide-reaching impacts on parents, teachers and school leaders.
A principal is back at school after the Department of Education’s attempt to discipline her for allegedly “talking abruptly” to a member of staff was set aside by the QIRC.
The interim report of the tri-state review into NAPLAN provides much food for thought.
The QTU maintains several committees to provide advice and guidance to the Union on specialised areas. Here we turn the spotlight on the Women Teachers and Girls Education Committee (WTGEC).
Here are some things to consider during the first weeks in your new home.
With the movement of the 2020 Brisbane Exhibition holiday from a Wednesday to a Friday, it is timely to remind members of the impact on overtime thresholds of the colloquially known “four-fifths rule”.
On Friday 31 January, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission certified the TAFE 2019 enterprise agreement. Much of it will require a concerted effort by members, Workplace Reps and Union Officers to not only roll out but also enforce.
Fill out my online form.