Women’s Focus News

​Penalty rate decision opens door for pay cuts in nursing, teaching and other sectors

Nurses, cleaners, community, social, disability and construction workers are all at risk of having their penalty rates cut following the recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision.

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eNews - 15 March 2017

Senior Teachers and Level 3 Classroom Teachers, Latest PISA and TIMSS data, Holiday courses

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Being bold for gender parity

Women around the world unite on one day of the year to mark International Women’s Day (IWD), which celebrates social, economic, cultural and political achievements for women while also serving as a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

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eNews - 22 February 2017

A reminder to all members that peer observation is not mandatory as part of performance management. Members are advised of the SSTUWA's Performance Management position.

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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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eNews - Wednesday 23 November 2016

Membership cards are on the way

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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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eNews - Wednesday 9 November 2016

Survey IDs violence issues, Equity needed

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Teachers survey reveals staff dissatisfied with state government

​A survey of almost 3,000 teachers and school leaders in WA has revealed the state government faces an uphill battle to convince education staff that it’s doing a good job in public education.

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World Teachers' Day: Governments must address growing workloads or lose teachers

On World Teachers’ Day the AEU has called on all governments to recognise the long-term effects of rising workloads on teachers by ensuring all schools have the resources they need.

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