News

eNews - Wednesday 1 June

1 June 2016

The SSTUWA app is here, Safety first, Your Better Picture, Training

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New report shows Gonski needed to fight inequality in schools

1 June 2016

​A new Centre for Policy Development report has shown the need for Gonski funding and the damage that Malcolm Turnbull’s cuts to schools funding will do to disadvantaged schools and students, the AEU said today.

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Another drop in ATAR scores for teaching courses shows Coalition must act on tougher entry standards to lift quality

1 June 2016

​Latest figures showing more students than ever were admitted to teaching degrees with ATAR scores of under 50 in 2016 shows the Coalition must act on minimum entry standards, the Australian Education Union said today.

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eNews - Wednesday 25 May

25 May 2016

Draw The Line at Violence, Provisional teacher relief, Grad Teacher Coaching

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Teachers advised to Draw the Line at school violence

23 May 2016

​The State School Teachers’ Union has expressed concern at the increasing incidence of violence by students towards teachers and school leaders.

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Internet accessibility in schools a concern

19 May 2016

​The SSTUWA receives reports from members about problems with information and communication technology (ICT) hardware and infrastructure in their schools with unfortunate regularity.

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eNews - Wednesday 18 May

18 May 2016

Violence guidelines, IPS submission, Leaders' casual rates, Executive vacancy

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Family and domestic violence clause a step forward

18 May 2016

​As part of the 2014 General Agreement for schools, the inclusion of a Family and Domestic Violence Leave clause is significant as it recognises the severity of the problem in Australia.

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New analysis shows government funding increases to private schools double those of public schools

16 May 2016

​The importance of the full six years of needs-based Gonski funding has been highlighted by a new AEU analysis showing government funding to private schools has increased at twice the rate of public schools.

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Budget reveals education spending not keeping up with student growth

12 May 2016

​The State Budget has revealed that education spending in WA is yet again failing to keep up with the growth in student numbers.

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