QTU General Secretary Kate Ruttiman looks at who is prioritising education
Whether you are new to teaching, new to the QTU, or have some skin in the game, the ability to come together in a different way links our broader union movement together.
The QTU is to launch a new scholarship in memory of QTU Life Member Roselynne Anderson, who passed away suddenly in August following an unexpected illness.
QTU life member Larry James was laid to rest after a vibrant Torres Strait Islander funeral service in Cairns on 25 March.
A roundup of the issues tackled at last QTU State Council
After years of campaigning by Australia’s education unions, and despite the introduction of a new education funding model in 2013, funding inequity in Australian schools continues.
The advertising campaigns for Every School, Every Child and #RebuildWithTAFE have been launched at the Australian Education Union Federal Conference, held in Melbourne from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 April.
In the crucial weeks in the lead up to the federal election, the Australian Education Union (AEU), held its first face-to-face conference in two years, with more than 120 delegates from across Australia discussing the vital issues facing public education.
The Morrison government’s 2022-2023 federal budget has slashed more than half a billion dollars from state schools.
In the forthcoming federal election, we have a choice to make about the future of TAFE at the federal level.
Last year, the principal of a metropolitan school wrote to their local community to explain that students at their school were not always being taught by teachers with the appropriate subject specialty, thanks to a teacher shortage.
EB10 update, terms used in bargaining and an outline of the eight bargaining interests.
The past few months have been challenging in Queensland, thanks to the significant rain event the Bureau of Meteorology described by as a “rain bomb”.
Recent departmental communications to regions and staff have focused on occupational violence and aggression prevention.
P/t teacher win : senior teacher dispute resolved
Preston Parter, principal of Eidsvold State School, state winner of the Excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education category at the 2021 Showcase Awards, reflects on the school's language journey.
Solidarity means different things to different people, but for me it means being “united”, standing together to advance our profession.
When you make plans for the Labour Day weekend, consider marching with us. Bring a friend, a brother, a sister, a child, a mum.
The long-held aspiration of senior guidance officers (SGOs) and representative school sports officers (RSSOs) to be fully covered under the teachers’ award is coming to fruition.
A member recently contacted the Union for assistance with the significant workload impost of using plant, equipment and materials in a curriculum activity.
One of the most disturbing developments for teachers in recent years has been the explosion in personal injury claims (PIPA) by former students for alleged historical sexual abuse.
2022 transfer process
This month: Release time and an annual performance review | Minimum period of long service leave | Leaving school grounds during NCT