Teachers, heads of program and school leaders manage behaviours every day that do not warrant an SDA: behaviours that our members report are multiplying; behaviours that are not receiving the same sharp focus as SDAs.
QTU life member Kevin Giles has passed away following a short battle with illness.
The first meeting of the Certified Agreement Implementation Committee (CAIC) took place on 27 March.
The QTU’s Biennial Conference, our Union’s supreme decision-making body, will take place between 26 – 28 June at Brisbane City Hall.
The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) has provided schools with a suite of professional learning materials to help familiarisation with the changes to English and mathematics in the new version of the National Curriculum.
On Wednesday 29 March, the Electrical Trades Union hosted the launch of the Queensland Unions for Yes campaign at ETU Hall in South Brisbane.
Having a Voice enshrined in the Constitution would be significant for a few reasons. Here's why.
Everyone has the right to a work-life balance, and the Department of Education State School Teachers’ Certified Agreement 2022 acknowledges the need for this balance.
The new certified agreement contains a suite of measures to address the impact of technology on work-life balance and the wellbeing of teachers and school leaders.
Every year, the AEU Federal Conference provides delegates with the opportunity to hear about the latest research from leading academics from across Australia.
The state of teacher housing in 2022 was a story of both progress and setbacks.
The QTU has been contacted by school leaders and teachers concerned about the lack of clarity and impact on workload of the “Notification of other employment” and “Conflict of interest” forms.
The department’s Equity and Excellence vision, which has been launched this year, states as an action in the system initiatives: “establish a virtual academy to enhance access across the state to teaching expertise.”
On 1 April, amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Queensland) came into effect, making all employers’ duty of care for the psychosocial health of workers explicit.
For QTU Organiser Membership Growth Lynn Cowie-McAlister, speaking with early career teachers is one of the most rewarding aspects of her role - sharing in their experiences and offering support and guidance is key to who we are.
The Principles of Good Workload Management are a vital tool in the battle against workload creep, and should always be considered when new workplace intitatives are proposed.
QTU officers are engaging in good faith negotiations with TAFE Queensland to advance our log of claims.
Held every year on 26 May, National Sorry Day is a day of remembrance and acknowledgement of the Stolen Generations – those who were forcibly removed from their families and communities.
Gandu Jarjum, the QTU’s First Nations committee, met in Cairns on 17 March for its annual training day.
NVEEC decided to formerly establish a reconciliation action plan in 2021. Here are the highlights of its journey.
Depending on your student enrolments, your school may be entitled to a full-time teacher-librarian with the fractional allocation outlined in the QSS Staffing Allocation Guidelines.
This year’s statewide Labour Day events were a sea of activists who turned up in celebration of workers’ rights and social justice. This year was truly special, thank you.
Three years into her teaching career, Christine Darcey of Yarrabah State School explains what she has learned during her time in a rural school.
On Friday 28 April, unions, activists, community, and family members gathered at Emma Miller Place, Roma Street, Brisbane to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day.
Teachers and school leaders know that their job is becoming more dangerous. They see students carrying knives, aggressive parents, online threats – the trend is impossible to ignore.
The reporting and interview requirements for teachers?
Are you safe at all times – at home, in your car or using the computer? Every day we hear of unscrupulous persons targeting people and property for their own greedy benefit.