Why is it that we do not trust our teachers and school leaders to do the best for the students they teach?
Each year on 28 April, the Queensland union movement and the wider community gather at Emma Miller Place, Roma Street, Brisbane to remember workers killed at or by their work.
What went on at QTU State Council on 15 May?
Five weeks into the bargaining period and there had still been no formal meetings...
Farewell to a Union stalwart.
Any outcomes from the review, which was established to declutter and realign the curriculum, could have a huge impact on our way of working here in Queensland.
Urangan State High School has reduced the workload involved in planning curriculum delivery.
One of the ways the QTU has encouraged members to release individual pressures is to claim professional autonomy, such as through exercising the right to disconnect.
The Workload Advisory Council has set its priorities for 2021, as its efforts to reduce workload continue.
To assist with recruitment conversations, the QTU is running a Term 2 recruitment campaign from May 15 to June 25.
While the federal budget brought welcome spending on support for domestic and family violence and on preschools, it failed to deliver for state schools and TAFE.
With NAPLAN 2021 behind us, the issues that the QTU has raised in recent months around the national test remain.
Australia needs a new national assessment system that puts students’ interests first rather than reforms to the current NAPLAN system, according to a new report from the Gonski Institute for Education.
Across the Labour Day long weekend, QTU members across the state joined with other unionists to proudly celebrate being part of their union, and the wider movement.
As educators, we have the right to be safe at work and be free from gendered harassment. We need our female, non-binary, trans and gender non-confirming students to also feel safe in their places of learning.
Every school community and TAFE campus across the state has been impacted by domestic and family violence (DFV) and gendered violence.
A workload reduction resource in poster form.
As frontline workers and workers deemed essential throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the QTU has argued that members deserved to be considered as a priority group when the federal government developed the vaccine roll-out
The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) recently completed its review of the Australian Curriculum, and the draft curriculum is now available for viewing and feedback.
A polo shirt produced for the QTU’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education committee Gandu Jarjum has been selected for the State Library of Queensland’s Deadly Threads exhibition.
In these ever-changing times for education, we are seeing the emergence of more challenging and complex student needs. With that comes a range of behaviour management programs to support teachers and students.
"Like many other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, I have been faced with the comment: 'But you’re not black?' when in conversation about my identity as an Aboriginal person."
School's first fully Indigenous leadership team
21 Queensland codes of practice have been updated following a Safe Work Australia review of the national model codes of practice.
Unless we work together for change, there is no "U" in Union, just individuals struggling to exist in an unprotected jungle of fear.
This edition explores the department’s “Beyond the Range” program, which supports undergraduates financially as they experience the lifechanging benefits of working in regional, rural and remote locations.
A recent Fair Work decision reminds teachers of the dangers of even relatively innocent over-familiar conduct with students.
QCT heads are to meet with teachers, university educators and education leaders to celebrate 50 years of a teacher registration authority in Queensland.
Rations for excursions & camps / replacing sick teacher-aides / wet weather breaks