The QTU State Council of 19 May saw the Queensland launch of the national Fair Funding Now! campaign.
At its meeting on 19 May, State Council made determinations about a number of issues.
A series of interviews with stakeholders and focus groups of key personnel in schools mark the commencement of a wide-ranging review of IPS.
Does “Growth Through Achievement” (Gonski 2.0) represent a new way for education or another invention of the establishment to be done to teachers rather than developed with teachers?
Following QTU advocacy, the teacher suitability assessment ranking process for graduate teachers has been discontinued.
Three key ingredients for a successful campaign are anger, hope and action. These have been well and truly on display in our ongoing NAPLAN campaign.
The Fair Funding Now! campaign was officially launched in Queensland on 19 May at QTU State Council.
A new public sector directive on locality allowances has been released, essentially updating the previous directive from 1999.
More than four and a half thousand teachers and school leaders have completed the QTU’s NAPLAN and MySchool member survey.
As the QTU starts the process of developing the next EB claim, it is important to take stock of what has been implemented and what needs to be in place as soon as possible.
On 30 April, the second Gonski report was released.
The recommendations of the second Gonski review, in full.
The Federal Budget released on 9 May failed to deliver fair funding for public schools, with the Turnbull government yet again prioritising big business over our children and their future.
We all know that it’s hard work being a teacher, but next time you find yourself wondering where the hours go, spare a thought for Kirby Short.
Named 2017 Outstanding Academic Achiever at the Queensland Certificate of Education Achievement Awards, Rachel Hauenschild certainly knows how to succeed.
April 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the 1998 Australian waterfront dispute between the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Patrick Corporation.
The QTU is focusing on a number of key TAFE issues in the coming months.
Refusing a transfer / leave to travel / long service leave