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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.
The QTU has commenced consultation with members of the TAFE Division employed in the Central Queensland University regarding the development of a log of claims for the forthcoming enterprise bargaining round.
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.
Who needs a card or exemption under the new blue card rules as they relate to schools and education centres across Queensland.
Many cases and inquiries have demonstrated how important prompt reporting of knowledge or suspicion is to protecting children.
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).
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