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State Council report - 10 March 2018
23 Apr. 2018, 10:35 am
The first Council since the State Election in 2017 saw the QTU welcome the new Minister for Education and Industrial Relations, Grace Grace.
20 April 2018: NAPLAN Action
20 Apr. 2018, 7:55 am
NAPLAN Online Ban, Fair Funding Now, Change the Rules, Labour Day – a term of action
28 March 2018:Changing the Rules
28 Mar. 2018, 6:52 am
Changing the Rules: NAPLAN, school funding, QTU Proud, NAPLAN survey
Secondary school - replacement of NCT, March 2017
13 Mar. 2018, 2:19 pm
The future of public TAFE institutions
28 Feb. 2018, 12:29 pm
The Australian Education Union, in conjunction with the John Cain Foundation, has held a conference to initiate discussion and debate around the future of TAFE and the importance of developing new public policy in the sector.
School makes a big splash on the national stage
28 Feb. 2018, 12:21 pm
Students and teachers from Chapel Hill State School have overcome fierce opposition from across every state and sector to win the largest performing arts event for schools in Australia.
Who's who in the QTU
28 Feb. 2018, 12:15 pm
Change the rules – one new union member at a time
28 Feb. 2018, 12:13 pm
In 2017, the Queensland Teachers’ Union grew to 45,000 members for the first time in its 129-year history. This means that, on average, nine out of 10 teachers and school leaders in workplaces across Queensland choose to belong to the QTU.
Teaching principal strategy
28 Feb. 2018, 12:11 pm
The QTU is to investigate the unique issues facing teaching principals and find ways of reducing the burden they carry.
Planning for times of high workload
28 Feb. 2018, 12:06 pm
When your workload increases and the pressure is on, does just the thought of it all throw you into anxiety and resentment and send you reaching for another chocolate bar?
School funding – still union business in 2018
28 Feb. 2018, 11:19 am
In one simple statement, public education hero Jane Caro slayed the argument that more money won’t make a difference in public schools: “If money makes no difference to how kids do at school, why do private schools need so much?” (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-22/the-drum-monday-january-22/9350558)
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.

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