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New report demonstrates urgent need for increased public school funding


A major study by the Mitchell Institute and Victoria University Educational Opportunity in Australia 2020: Who succeeds and who misses out? provides further...
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Survey shows almost all Australians want federal funding increase to TAFE


A Fifty Acres-Pollinate Survey among a nationally representative sample of 1001 Australians aged 18+ has found that almost all Australians feel it’s...
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Australian Education Union welcomes additional support for Victorian students


The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s announcement of a $250 million support package to help...
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Morrison budget fails children, fails families


The Morrison government’s failure to commit to funding for preschool beyond next year fails to provide certainty for families and the preschool sector....
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Public schools ignored in Budget 2020


In what has been an extraordinary year due to COVID-19, public schools have been ignored by the budget in what can only be perceived as an insult to teachers...
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Morrison's Federal Budget fails TAFE


The Morrison government’s federal budget of ‘Jobs, Jobs, Jobs’ has failed TAFE, the nation’s trusted public provider of vocational education. TAFE is the...
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Public schools short-changed by $19 billion


A new independent report has revealed that Australian public schools will miss out on $19 billion in funding over the next four years. The report by...
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Australia ranks poorly in OECD PISA 2018 report


Australia’s poor ranking in the latest OECD report on worldwide education indicators provides further evidence of the impact of government school funding...
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Most public school teachers spend own money on resources


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


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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