It's time to celebrate all that has been achieved in the past few years.
Setting the agenda for 2022
QTU State Council was convened in Brisbane on Saturday 6 November and considered a range of business.
The Queensland Government is proposing to recognise TAFE Queensland as a public service office for the purpose of applying proposed reforms to the Public Service Regulation 2018.
The new P-12 Curriculum and Reporting Framework (P-12 CARF), which includes a number of changes around reporting, is now being implemented.
As a system, we are still not in a place to implement the reviewed curriculum.
Even as recently as December, it was hard to comprehend the concept of more than 10,000 cases per day in Queensland. But thanks to the emergence of the Omicron variant, that is the reality we faced at the start of the school year.
The enterprise bargaining process is underway. Here's an update on what's happened so far and the next steps. - QTJ , 11 February 2022,
The result of the looming Federal Election will make a huge difference to the working lives of QTU members.
In the October Journal, QTU Vice-President Leah Olsson wrote of the profound impact that her upper primary school teacher had on her life. Now, after all these years, Leah has visited her mentor.
The start of 2022 sees the introduction of the new experienced senior teacher 2 (EST2) classification secured by the QTU in the last round of enterprise bargaining.
Four state school educators have been honoured in the Queensland College of Teacher’s 2021 TEACHX Awards.
Each year since 1990, the Queensland Teachers’ Union has run an art competition in state schools in Queensland
Who does what in YOUR Union.
A simple introduction to your basic rights at work.
In the second of our “Know Your TAFE Working Conditions” (KYTWC) series, we focus on programming.
Reports re CQU EB progress were light on in the second half of 2021 due in part to fewer meetings and a concentration on non-VET related matters.
A new Professional Experience Partnership Agreement (PEPA) has been finalised supporting the hosting of preservice teacher placements across education sectors.
The Department of Education is reviewing the students with disability (SWD) resource allocation (staffing) model.
To those beginning their teaching journey, we welcome you to the QTU community. Congratulations on getting through your first few weeks, especially in a year that's had such an unusual start!
The new Department of Education Recruitment and Selection Procedure, which became effective on 24 January, has implications for all those involved in recruitment and selection processes for classified positions
Playground duty / class sizes
In 2022, QTEC is building on the QTU’s reputation for quality training by implementing a core curriculum for Union Reps.
The Chief Health Officer's direction titled “COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Workers in a High-risk Setting Direction” meant that teachers were compelled to be double vaccinated before their return to work for the first term.
QTJ Vol 127, no.1, Feb 2022, p.30