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Removal of fixed wages cap a good start

17 December 2021

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA has acknowledged the state government’s removal of its fixed $1,000 wages cap in the Mid-Year Economic Review. The move comes after intense lobbying by the union movement.

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NAPLAN ineffective and outdated: Public school teachers and principals

15 December 2021

Public school principals and teachers continue to see NAPLAN as ineffective and outdated, according to a new survey conducted by the Australian Education Union.

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Sticking up for better wages and conditions

3 December 2021

SSTUWA members enthusiastically participated in the Give the Cap the Boot sticker day in October to increase awareness of the union’s General Agreement 2021 negotiations and the Give the Cap the Boot campaign.

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Empower students with disability by investing in their education

3 December 2021

New data from the Australian Education Union shows that public schools do not have the resources required to meet the needs of students with disability.

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SSTUWA ramps up campaign against wages cap

1 December 2021

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA is ramping up its campaign against the State Government’s public sector wages cap, as the current teacher shortage threatens to worsen.

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Invest in three-year-olds, invest in the nation

29 November 2021

Australia’s youngest children are at risk of being left behind due to the ongoing failure of the Federal and some state governments to invest in three-year-old preschool.

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News archive 2020

Moving into GROH housing

I have secured Government Regional Officer Housing (GROH). What do I need to do now?

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State Election 2021: The position of the SSTUWA

Every state election presents an opportunity for the SSTUWA to influence the public education agenda for the benefit of our members working in public schools across the state. It is also an opportunity to generate positive change for public school students, staff and the sector generally.

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Expert webinar series - school funding inequality

Join experts live to discuss the inequality in Australia's public education funding system, what it means for teachers, parents, students and Australia, and get your questions answered.

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SSTUWA response to state budget

The State School Teachers’ Union said today’s state budget contained some very welcome announcements, but more needed to be done for the state school system.

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Schools funding welcomed

The State School Teachers' Union of Western Australia has welcomed the McGowan Government’s massive investment in school and TAFE infrastructure as a recognition of the crucial role education will play in rebuilding Western Australia’s economy.

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