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QTAD Q&A
5 Nov. 2018, 4:29 pm
Summer vacation pay.
Legal: Seeking a presumption of innocence
5 Nov. 2018, 4:26 pm
The presumption of innocence is a cornerstone of law, a principle that has been relatively uncontroversial since it was introduced by third century Roman jurist Julius Paulus Prudentissimus.
Has your local pollie taken the TAFE pledge?
5 Nov. 2018, 4:19 pm
Check whether your MP has promised to do the right thing by our public VET provider.
AEU Women's Conference 2018: We are women, we are union
5 Nov. 2018, 4:14 pm
The AEU Federal Women’s Conference always provides a unique opportunity to bring women activists together from across the nation; to share, explore and ignite our passion for gender equality and public education.
WWAM: Prepare your business case for practising wellbeing on the job
5 Nov. 2018, 4:08 pm
To leave work at a reasonable hour, or to catch up with a friend on the weekend rather than catch up on work, it helps to develop your own business case for wellbeing. Health and productivity writer Thea O'Connor explains.
Fair Funding Now! ramps up in November
5 Nov. 2018, 3:44 pm
Our local Fair Funding Now! campaigns across the state will ramp up across November, with a major mobilisation of supporters planned for the weekend of 17 and 18 November in particular.
NAPLAN joint statement to guide practice in schools
5 Nov. 2018, 3:31 pm
The QTU and the Department of Education (DoE) have reached agreement on a new Joint Statement on NAPLAN in Queensland Schools.
PPCR: The view from the end of a long career
5 Nov. 2018, 2:00 pm
Allan Cook has worked in a classified officer position in Department of Education secondary schools for more than 30 years and has been a union activist for more than 25 years. He will officially retire on the first day of the 2019 school year. Here he looks back at his long career and looks forward to what the PPCR might bring.
PPCR should reflect responsibility of school leaders' role
5 Nov. 2018, 1:55 pm
At the heart of the ongoing Promotional Positions Classification Review is the need to recognise the huge changes and burgeoning complexity the roles of school leaders have undergone in the quarter of a century since they were last evaluated, and to ensure that they are fairly remunerated for the value their work provides. Here more QTU principal members explain what they do, the stresses involved and what they hope to see emerge from the PPCR.
EB9: what's in the claim?
5 Nov. 2018, 1:40 pm
The QTU’s EB claim, which will form the basis of the Union’s position when negotiations begin next year, was debated and endorsed at the State Council on 3 November. Here is a summary of the issues included.
EB9: why does gender pay equity matter?
5 Nov. 2018, 1:37 pm
Gender pay equity (GPE) is set to be a key plank of the QTU’s EB claim in 2019 – but given that we have had equal pay for decades, why is this so important?
From the VP: The best choice? Public and local!
5 Nov. 2018, 1:32 pm
The Morrison government has funnelled $4.6 billion into private schools over the next 10 year. Why has the government not announced a huge injection of funds for state schools, given the overwhelming majority of people choose public education for their kids?
From the President: Government adopts cyberbullying recommendations
5 Nov. 2018, 1:12 pm
A $3.5 million investment will kick-start the Queensland Government’s commitment to tackling cyberbullying through the framework recommended by the Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce.

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