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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.
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.