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AEU: Education sector needs urgent national COVID plan


7 February 2022 The Australian Education Union stands ready to work constructively with the National Cabinet on plans for the return to school, as flagged by...
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AEU Victoria summer holiday hours


AEU Victoria is taking a break, and we will be closing our offices over the holidays. Our contact form will not be monitored at this time, so any messages will...
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NAPLAN ineffective and outdated: public teachers and principals


15 December 2021 Public school principals and teachers continue to see NAPLAN as ineffective and outdated, according to a new survey conducted by the...
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Federal Labor's TAFE commitments offer life-changing opportunities


5 December 2021 TAFE students and teachers are set to benefit from Federal Labor’s new skills policy announced today. Australian Education Union Federal...
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State Labor MPs banned from visiting public schools as industrial action escalates


Public school staff will ban Victorian State Labor MPs from visiting campuses as part of three additional industrial bans by ES, teachers, and principals...
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Rebuild early childhood workforce through TAFE


The release today of the Shaping Our Future; A ten-year strategy to ensure a sustainable, high-quality children’s education and care workforce 2022–2031...
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AEU members vote yes to taking industrial action


Teachers, principals and education support staff working in Victorian government schools have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking industrial action to...
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Australian children at risk of being left behind on early learning


Children are at risk of being left behind, the Australian Education Union warned, as new OECD data shows Australia’s poor performance on early learning. AEU...
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AMEP outcomes-based funding model would fail migrants


The Australian Education Union has rejected a proposed outcomes-based Australian Migrant English Program funding model, in a submission to the Department of...
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Avoid simplistic conclusions from 2021 NAPLAN


Political leaders should avoid drawing simplistic conclusions from the NAPLAN results released today, according to the Australian Education Union. “NAPLAN is...
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