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TAFE needs Commonwealth investment now

16/10/2019

The Australian Education Union has welcomed Senator Jacqui Lambie’s call for more investment into TAFE in Tasmania, saying it is a timely reminder of the $3...
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Education unions support student strike for climate

20/09/2019

The AEU, IEU and NTEU support the School Strike 4 Climate and Australian school students in their fight for environmental justice and action on the climate...
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AEU welcomes long overdue NAPLAN review

12/09/2019

The Australian Education Union Victorian Branch welcomes today’s announcement of the terms of reference for a NAPLAN review across Victoria, New South Wales...
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Morrison’s preschool neglect leaves Aussie kids behind

12/09/2019

The Morrison government’s refusal to guarantee ongoing funding beyond 2020 for two years of preschool for all Australian children means that our Early...
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OECD data shows impact of school funding cuts

12/09/2019

The dire effect of the Morrison government’s cuts to public school funding has again been highlighted, with an international report revealing that total...
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Supporting the School Strike 4 Climate

10/09/2019

AEU Branch Council has unanimously passed a motion to commend the students who participated in the climate strikes of November 2018 and March 2019. We are...
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New funding for rural & regional students welcome

05/09/2019

AEU Victoria says funding announced today to address educational impediments faced by public school students in rural and regional areas is a much needed...
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Victorian Government’s plan to link NAPLAN to jobs sells students short

28/08/2019

The Australian Education Union in Victoria says the Victorian Government’s plan to link Year 9 NAPLAN results to job applications will have a raft of untold...
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ACARA masks truth about NAPLAN data

28/08/2019

ACARA’s ’nothing to see here’ approach to the NAPLAN 2019 data release and its mishandling of the NAPLAN online debacle has reinforced yet again the need for...
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More support needed to address student mental health crisis

27/08/2019

New survey data from the Australian Education Union Victorian branch has revealed significant mental health issues in schools, preschools, and TAFEs. The...
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