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From the VP: Girls are speaking up on uniform - so must we
28 Feb. 2018, 11:16 am
It is incredible that in 2018 there are still many schools across Queensland in which girls and young women are not given the choice to wear shorts or pants to school. Western Australia and Victoria have recently announced that state schools will be required to adopt a uniform policy that offers choice for girls. The question that must be asked is, why not Queensland?
WWAM goes off with a bang!
28 Feb. 2018, 11:03 am
The QTU’s first Workload and Wellbeing Awareness Month (WWAM) in November proved a riproaring success, with many schools making the effort to either have a workplace meeting about workload or taking the time to put in place strategies to address member wellbeing.
From the President: Education - one path to changing the rules
28 Feb. 2018, 10:42 am
As in many processes in the natural world, imbalance does not last forever. Countervailing forces rise to restore equilibrium and sustained excesses almost always have catastrophic consequences.
QTU members elected to Parliament
28 Feb. 2018, 10:39 am
The state election held on November 25, 2017 saw three current and one former QTU member elected to the 56th Queensland Parliament.
New office, new faces for 2018
28 Feb. 2018, 9:51 am
With growth in membership across the past two years taking our number of members above 45,000 for the first time in our history, the QTU has appointed an extra Regional Organiser and opened a new office.
NAPLAN ballot draws a line in the sand
28 Feb. 2018, 9:46 am
Late in 2017, more than 20,000 QTU members expressed their feelings about standardised testing and robot marking, loudly and clearly, by voting in large numbers to ban the implementation of NAPLAN Online, call for a full review of the NAPLAN testing regime, reject robot marking and resist any move to implement the Turnbull government’s proposed standardised phonics test for six year olds.
State Council report - 4 November 2017
28 Feb. 2018, 9:41 am
Key issues discussed at November State Council included Workload and Wellbeing Awareness month (WWAM), the proposed 2018 branch restructure and the QTU state election campaign.
Editorial: Change the rules
28 Feb. 2018, 9:15 am
The union movement is gearing up for a possible federal election in 2018 under the banner of #changetherules. Inequality is at a 70-year high.
Remember to breathe - integrating rhythms of renewal into our days
20 Feb. 2018, 2:13 pm
Have you ever caught yourself during a frantic day and noticed that your shoulders have crept up around your ears and your breathing has become, at best, a shallow pant?
How to avoid a personal energy crisis
20 Feb. 2018, 2:01 pm
When the last bell rings and your students pile out of the classroom, how do you normally feel?
Domestic and family violence
20 Feb. 2018, 1:48 pm
Staying Well
20 Feb. 2018, 12:36 pm
Legal assistance: it's your protection
15 Feb. 2018, 1:20 pm

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