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Ready to be part of a school?

10 January 2017

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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ATSI sign acknowledgment to country

12 December 2016

A special acknowledgement of country sign now sits in the ground floor foyer of the SSTUWA building in Perth.

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PISA results show why we need equity in schools funding

7 December 2016

Australia’s continuing decline in the PISA international school test results shows the urgent need for investment in disadvantaged schools, the AEU said today.

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TAFE students can't afford more course fee increases

2 December 2016

The State Government is trying to hoodwink the public and students into thinking it is being generous by capping TAFE fee increases at CPI, according to the State School Teachers’ Union of WA.

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New VET loans scheme won't protect students and TAFEs

2 December 2016

The Federal Government’s new VET Student Loans scheme will do little to stop dodgy private operators and won’t give TAFEs the investment they need, the AEU said today.

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TIMSS highlights inequities in Australia's school results

30 November 2016

The 2016 TIMSS results show the need for greater investment in disadvantaged schools and more specialist maths and science teachers, the AEU said today.

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Survey reveals high workloads and stress for school staff

28 November 2016

​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

23 November 2016

Membership cards are on the way

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Survey reveals extent of schools' reliance on voluntary charges

16 November 2016

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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SSTUWA school leader position released

13 November 2016

​At the SSTUWA State Council held on 12 and 13 November two papers were presented to provide direction for forming an SSTUWA position on important issues confronting school leaders.

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