News

New research shows $72 billion benefit of educating disadvantaged students

29 April 2016

​New economic research demonstrates the links between disadvantage and poor performance at school, and the value of properly educating all students, the AEU said today.

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eNews - Wednesday 27 April 2016

27 April 2016

Curriculum survey, Are you enrolled?, A host of events, Education and training

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Principals survey confirms growing crisis in disability funding

18 April 2016

​New AEU research has found that 17.7 per cent of students in public schools have a disability or learning difficulty which requires funded support, and that 77 per cent of principals say their budgets lack the resources to provide it.

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Guaranteed funding for TAFEs must be an election issue

15 April 2016

​State and Federal Governments must guarantee TAFEs at least 70 per cent of overall VET funding and limit government subsidies to private providers, the AEU said today.

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Why we need a full inquiry into the VET FEE-HELP disaster

13 April 2016

It has become clear that the Federal Government is funding a vocational education system which rewards private providers for signing up vulnerable Australians so why hasn't there been a full inquiry into how the VET FEE-HELP scheme has been abused.

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Leaders eNews - Wednesday 6 April

6 April 2016

Student behaviour, IPS review, Reporting, Organiser

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eNews - Wednesday 6 April 2016

6 April 2016

Reporting guide, Fight for funding, Scholarship open, May Day, Training

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Asbestos importation

31 March 2016

​Even though the importation of asbestos has been banned in Australia for many years, asbestos containing materials and products are still entering the country predominantly from China and India.

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Turnbull must not abandon Gonski and federal responsibility for public schools

31 March 2016

​Malcolm Turnbull’s proposal to end Federal Government funding of public schools would entrench inequity and end needs-based Gonski funding in Australian schools, the AEU said today.

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eNews - Wednesday 30 March 2016

30 March 2016

Staff meetings, Freeze bites, Parental leave, Nominations, Join the team, Training opportunities

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