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Scrapping ACARA and AITSL and introducing ‘Learning Progressions’


Next week the education ministers from federal, state and territory governments are meeting in Alice Springs. We understand the agenda includes consideration...
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Morrison government continues to undermine TAFE


A new report revealing that the Morrison government cut $325 million in funding from TAFE budgets last year is yet more evidence that prime minister Scott...
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Sub-branch of the Year 2018

Nominate now for Sub-branch, Region and Rep of the Year


AEU representatives are key to building powerful workplaces and growing our union. The work that AEU representatives do in protecting and improving our...
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Morrison boosts funding for Catholic schools despite falling enrolments


The Morrison Government continues to preference funding to Catholic schools despite falling enrolments and in the face of booming student enrolments in the...
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TAFE must be front and centre of Labor’s skills focus


Labor’s continued commitment to address Australia’s skills crisis and strengthen the ­vocational education and training sector is welcome news to a sector...
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Morrison Gov't incompetence hurting TAFE, jobs, economy


The Federal Coalition government’s failure to spend almost $1 billion budgeted for TAFE and training programs over the past five years, despite the skills...
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Natural disaster relief is vital, but not at the expense of education


The Morrison Government’s decision to fund its natural disaster relief package with money originally meant for investment into education infrastructure is a...
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TAFE needs Commonwealth investment now


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


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


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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