As we head into the last few weeks of the school year, our focus turns to planning for 2022 and all that it holds. For our members this means EB negotiations in schools and CQU, a federal election, and a new approach to the pandemic.
After more than three decades, our QTU office in Townsville is on the move.
Nominations for election to the position of QTU General Secretary and the two Deputy General Secretary positions closed on 30 September.
On Friday 22 October, the 2021 QTU Regional Union Reps Conference was held in Cairns, with 80 delegates attending from communities south to Mackay, north to the Torres Strait and west to Mt Isa and Doomadgee.
The pace in the school sector continues to be fast and unpredictable. As you head into the summer break, it will be important to recharge and reset.
The Joint Statement on School Reviews has been rewritten and updated to reduce unnecessary workload, as agreed during the workload review process in 2020.
Negotiation in enterprise bargaining is an art, with its own set of expectations and theory. Here are some of the main principles that guide our enterprise bargaining.
ACARA undertook an extensive review of the Australian Curriculum in 2021, and is currently reviewing the feedback received from educators across the country.
The RAIS scheme was this year rebranded as Recognition of Rural and Remote Service (RoRRS) to better reflect the intent of the program.
Across the state, members shared stories of a teacher who has made a profound influence on their lives.
From the start of the 2022 school year, an additional 30 minutes of non-contact time (NCT) will be provided to primary classroom teachers, resourced in part through a portion of the school's teacher-librarian (TL) allocation.
The Baringa State Secondary College leadership team has set out to ensure that their new college is a place that inspires the whole community and values people and learning.
With proper and fair funding from the federal government, every state school in Queensland could employ additional teachers and reduce average class sizes.
Print and display this poster to show your support for the campaign to secure fair funding for the public VET provider.
Support the campaign for fair funding of state schools with this A3 poster.
Members at Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School (PBC) are encouraged and supported to be the best possible version of themselves.
The QTU’s new Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) has been endorsed by the country’s peak reconciliation body, Reconciliation Australia (RA), and will be formally launched at the QTU’s Union Reps Conference in March 2022.
In the lead up to the federal election, it is essential that we increase our activism and ensure that politicians know that TAFE is essential to Queensland’s economic and social recovery.
Teachers, students and the magic of teaching and learning are captured in an inspirational 2022 calendar showcasing the winning photographs of this year’s QCT photo competition.
Recent changes to the management of disciplinary matters in the public service mean that many state schools principals are now responsible for conducting “workplace investigations” into their own staff.
Summer vacation pay / retirement and SFDs / pre-retirement seminars