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Deep school funding inequality entrenched over past decade

30/06/2020

New analysis of ACARA data by Trevor Cobbold from Save our Schools Australia shows that funding inequality has been exacerbated under the Morrison Government...
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Digital divide impacts vulnerable students

24/06/2020

An independent report commissioned by the Australian Education Union (AEU) has revealed the persistent long-term gap in digital access, affordability and...
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UN report finds increased funding needed to improve student inclusion

24/06/2020

A global report into progress on UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goal for education has found that more investment is required into professional development...
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Women workers hit by Jobkeeper cuts and end to free childcare

11/06/2020

Throughout the pandemic and economic crisis, women have had their jobs destroyed and their hours cut at a faster rate than men. Some 95% of the 200,000...
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TAFE funding boost must be at heart of COVID response

27/05/2020

Restoration of the billions of dollars of funding cut from TAFE over the past decade must be at the heart of any Commonwealth response to the Vocational...
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Urgent need for guaranteed preschool funding: COAG review

26/05/2020

A call to lock in five years of guaranteed Commonwealth funding for preschool is welcome recognition of the critical role early childhood education plays in...
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Morrison should provide hygiene funding for all schools

14/05/2020

Today’s announcement by the Morrison Government to deliver another $10 million special deal to private schools to improve COVID-19 hygiene measures ignores...
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AEU welcomes staggered return to schools

12/05/2020

The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian Branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s announcement that public schools will begin a staggered return...
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Labor leader Anthony Albanese must deliver for public education

07/05/2020

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese and Labor must resist any push to use the COVID-19 pandemic as a justification for abandoning its current progressive...
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COVID-19 exposes deep inequality in school funding

28/04/2020

The Federal Government’s concern for the education of vulnerable children during the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for equitable funding for all...
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