New Educators News

GROH Petition to Ministers

​As part of our GROH campaign, we are asking members to sign a petition to be presented to the WA Government Ministers for Education and Housing.

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Federal Government’s failure on marriage equality condemned by AEU

​The AEU condemns Prime Minister Turnbull and his government for their self-serving and politically expedient approach to marriage equality.

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Focus on student needs to lift success at school, not NAPLAN results

The Australian Education Union has warned against placing excessive emphasis on the NAPLAN results released today, arguing focus must be on ensuring all schools are receiving the funding and resources they need to deliver for students and raise student outcomes.

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​Preschools suffer as Turnbull won’t commit to 2018 funding

Parents and preschool teachers and co-educators still have no certainty that four-year-old preschool will be funded in full beyond 2017, due to Malcolm Turnbull’s failure to commit to funding the successful program.

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States oppose Malcolm Turnbull's Gonski cuts because they will hurt disadvantaged students

The Turnbull Government’s attempts to scrap Gonski funding have been completely rejected at a farcical Education Council meeting in Hobart today.

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Skewed funding shows need for full Gonski

A new analysis of My School funding data has shown the importance of Gonski needs-based funding to fix a broken system which saw government funding to private schools rise more than twice as fast as public schools from 2009 to 2015.

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Survey shows public schools depend on fundraising and teacher contributions for basics

Australia’s public schools are increasingly reliant on fundraising for everything from literacy and numeracy teachers to library books and computers.

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Ready to be part of a school?

Have you recently completed your education qualification? If you are a graduating student member of the SSTUWA, you are now eligible to upgrade to full membership. Or if you haven’t joined us yet, now is the time!

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Survey reveals high workloads and stress for school staff

​A survey of almost 3,000 public school teachers and principals has revealed that increasing workloads are leading to very high levels of workplace stress.

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Survey reveals extent of schools' reliance on voluntary charges

A survey of almost 3,000 WA public school teachers and principals has revealed the extent of schools’ reliance on voluntary charges to deliver programs.

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