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19 March 2021 - Welcome decision to scrap league tables
19 Mar 2021, 8:33 am
New Dep General Secretary | League tables scrapped
Legal - The student-teacher relationship: how close is too close?
11 Mar 2021, 1:27 pm
Legal claims and allegations regarding student-teacher relationships are becoming more common, and it seems the taboo (for both parties) has done little to stop career-ending instances for teachers.
TAFE views
11 Mar 2021, 12:37 pm
TAFE Executive highlights the big issues
Rebuild wiith TAFE
11 Mar 2021, 12:34 pm
Print and display this poster calling on the governments to "Rebuild with TAFE"
Rebuild with TAFE to create a positive future for all
11 Mar 2021, 12:29 pm
Governments across the country are being asked to make TAFE their first priority, as Australia looks to rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic and tackle its skills crisis.
Ban or no ban - the campaign to abolish NAPLAN in its current form goes on
11 Mar 2021, 11:25 am
Last year, NAPLAN testing was cancelled due to the pandemic. The year before it was plagued with glitches and outages. Will we still be grappling with these issues in five years’ time? When will it end? - Queensland Teachers' Journal, Vol 126 No 2, 12 March 2021, page no. 9
8 March 2021: Have your say on our NAPLAN strategy; International Women’s Day 2021 – #choosetochallenge
8 Mar 2021, 8:52 am
At its meeting on Saturday, the 120 democratically elected delegates of State Council endorsed the decision of the QTU Executive and Senior Officers to comply with the Industrial Court’s orders to withdraw the directive to ban NAPLAN.
23 February 2021: QTU TAFE Division staffing changes to support CQU EB21
23 Feb 2021, 11:33 am
The beginning of 2021 has seen some changes within the QTU. As you would already know, Kate Ruttiman has been elected to the position of General Secretary of the QTU. Cresta Richardson and Leah Olsson have been elected as QTU President and Vice-President respectively. I feel confident in expressing congratulations to all three on behalf of the TAFE Division.
23 February 2021: Current issues – Your working conditions explained
22 Feb 2021, 1:53 pm
Following a hearing in the Industrial Court, the Queensland Teachers’ Union (QTU) was ordered to remove its directive in relation to NAPLAN. This was communicated to members on 25 January 2021. QTU recommends that QTU members are consulted about the school’s participation in the practice tests [distinct and separate from “NAPLAN readiness testing”]

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