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Most public school teachers spend own money on resources

28/09/2020

Public school teachers spend on average $874 of their own money each year on essential school resources for their students, according to the latest 'State of...
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2020 Branch Conference - change of date

16/09/2020

On 1 May, Branch Council resolved to move the AEU Victorian Branch Annual Conference from its original planned date of 1 August in light of the unfolding...
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OECD lays bare Australia’s inequity in public education investment

09/09/2020

The latest OECD report on worldwide education indicators has confirmed that public investment into Australia’s public education system is below the OECD...
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EC education suffers as heavy workload, low wages drive early educators out of teaching

08/09/2020

A study on the workload of early childhood educators has revealed some alarming trends including long weeks, career uncertainty and high stress levels,...
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Budget investment into public education would power Australia’s economic recovery

31/08/2020

A new Australian Education Union (AEU) submission to Federal Government has called for significant and ongoing investment into Australia’s public schools,...
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'ANSA' not the answer to NAPLAN

28/08/2020

The recommendations from today’s NAPLAN review provide little hope that the proposed new Australian National Standardised Assessment (ANSA) will be any...
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TAFE investment equals $92b annual economic dividend

13/08/2020

A new report demonstrating TAFE’s role in Australia’s decades-long economic success story has warned that failing to invest in the sector will destroy one of...
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Productivity Commission prioritises profit above TAFE's future

04/08/2020

The Productivity Commission review into skills and workforce development is failing to ensure the public TAFE system's future as the pre-eminent provider of...
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AEU Victoria and IEU Vic-Tas joint statement: schools need more support to manage COVID

30/07/2020

The Australian Education Union and Independent Education Union call on the Premier Daniel Andrews and the Minister for Education James Merlino to urgently...
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AEU calls for flexible learning for special and senior schools

24/07/2020

The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian branch has called on the Department of Education and Training (DET) to allow a flexible approach for both...
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