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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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TAFE students hit again by fee rises in State Budget

12 May 2016

The State Budget has revealed TAFE students are in for more financial pain, with the announcement of yet another fee increase.

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eNews - Wednesday 11 May

11 May 2016

Election is vital, Are you enrolled, Your Better Picture, Education and training

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Labor's VET FEE-HELP cap will reduce rip-offs but TAFEs need guaranteed funding

6 May 2016

​Labor’s decision to cap VET FEE-HELP debts at $8000 per year is a good start but major reforms are needed to support TAFEs and end the drain of taxpayer funds to dodgy private providers, the AEU said today.

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