TAFE educators' recent successful EB outcome had QTU General Secretary Kate Ruttiman reflecting on the power of a Union and the importance of members engaging in the democratic processes of our Union.
Ensuring a successful future for Queensland state schools will take commitment.
The QTU has nominated Chrissy Pobar as its 2023 Emma Miller Award recipient.
The August meeting of State Council was held in Brisbane on Saturday 26 August.
A year on on from the development and consultation around “Equity and Excellence”, reflection is important, as is the place of the school leader and teacher voice within the system.
As we await the outcome of the referendum, the members of the QTU's First Nations education committee Gandu Jarjum reflect on the campaign.
This years’ National TAFE Day saw the staging of the inaugural AEU TAFE Photography Competition Exhibition, showcasing our state and territory finalists’ views of student life on TAFE campuses.
On the morning of Wednesday 6 September, our AEU/QTU National TAFE Council delegation arrived at Parliament House in Canberra.
With a 24-hour strike looming, TAFE Queensland provided a revised formal offer and QTU TAFE Executive recommended the offer be put to member ballot. 96 per cent of votes cast accepted the offer.
The QTU has secured the $900 regional attraction and retention payment for classified teachers.
The “For Every Child – Fully Fund State Schools” campaign is pushing for a crucial change: ensuring state schools receive 100 per cent of the schooling resource standard (SRS) as outlined in the 2012 Gonski report.
Wear it Purple was founded in 2010 in response to the experiences of LGBTQ+ young people and the global rise in suicide statistics.
On 27 October, the Queensland Teachers’ Union (QTU) joins the community in celebrating World Teachers’ Day, a momentous occasion that pays homage to the profound impact teachers and school leaders have on students, every day.
October is National Safe Work Month – a time to commit to building a safe and healthy workplace. Being healthy and safe means being free from physical and psychosocial harm.
While it is a condition of permanent employment that a teacher may be required to work anywhere in the state, there are limited circumstances in which a teacher can appeal the department’s transfer decision.
DoE's lack of communication with school leaders and temporary teachers over bulk offers of permanency to temporary teachers has created angst and confusion for many members.
Help your workplace celebrate World Teachers' Day with this official Queensland poster.
The Swimming in Pools CARA guidelines have been updated.
Earlier this year, the QTU alerted members to a potential issue for teachers engaged before 2016 and not yet at senior teacher (ST).
In many of the documents created in the course of one’s educational working life, one term sticks in the memory more than others. That term is “lifelong leaning”.
Injured teachers wishing to pursue their employer for damages arising from the employer’s negligence generally have three years to “commence a claim”. But that process is far from straightforward.