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Booming enrolment, urgent need for more funding for public schools

23/02/2021

New school enrolment figures have provided further evidence of the growing demand for public education and of the deep inequality entrenched in the...
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Federal Govt must ‘Rebuild with TAFE’ to create a positive future for all

17/02/2021

The Australian Education Union (AEU) is calling on governments across the country to make TAFE their first priority as Australia looks to rebuild from the...
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Victorian public school students need extra investment

02/02/2021

The Productivity Commission’s latest Report on Government Services (RoGS) has revealed that Victorian public school students continue to be overlooked with...
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Federal Govt failing to deliver equitable funding for public schools

02/02/2021

The annual Report into Government Services (ROGS) provides evidence of the fundamental failure of the Federal Government to ensure that public schools across...
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Productivity Commission prioritises profit over public education

21/01/2021

The Productivity Commission’s final report into the National Agreement on Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD), recommending that governments should...
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New report proves skills crisis is direct result of Fed Gov't starving the VET Sector

16/12/2020

Latest Government data from the NCVER shows that federal government funding for VET fell by a further $123.1 million in 2019. A further fall from the $315...
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Federal Government’s $1.2bn private school slush fund

11/12/2020

The Federal Government has allocated more than $1 billion in additional funding between the Catholic and private school sectors while completely ignoring...
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TIMSS reveals deep inequality for disadvantaged students

09/12/2020

The latest Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) report has revealed the impact of the federal Morrison government’s deeply inequitable...
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Students with disability need additional funding support

03/12/2020

Nine out of ten public school principals report having to access funds from other areas of school budgets to make up for significant shortfalls in Commonwealth...
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Victorian state budget 2020: AEU welcomes investment in education

24/11/2020

The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian Branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s 2020-21 state budget which has delivered significant investments...
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