New Educators News

New data: working West Australians need pay rise

This shows that average hourly total cash earnings for WA’s full-time non-managerial workers rose only 3.2% between 2016 and 2018, while nationally it increased 6%.

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Lesmurdie SHS Future Teachers Award

We were pleased to hear from member Linda Valdrighi, Visual Arts/Photography teacher from Lesmurdie Senior High School about this year’s recipient of the Lesmurdie Future Teacher’s Award

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Union calls for Fair Funding for Public Schools

​The State School Teachers’ Union of WA says a Liberal-National Government capital grant fund only offered to private schools to upgrade school facilities is unfair and not needs-based.

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Union calls for more services to deal with violence

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA (SSTUWA) has offered their support to the members who were assaulted at Busselton Senior High School in two separate incidents yesterday.

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Cuts must end: Funding has to increase to deliver on review recommendations

The State School Teachers' Union of WA (SSTUWA) warns recommendations made by the Through Growth to Achievement Report of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools are not achievable due to the State Government’s recent cuts to education and said any more cuts in next week’s State Budget would be unacceptable to the community.

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Birmingham’s new announcement to slash teacher registration standards an outrage

Today’s announcement by Education Minister Simon Birmingham to undermine teacher registration and encourage people from other professions to move into a teaching role, is yet another move to by the Federal Government which implemented will have broad ramifications for teaching and education in our schools

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​Turnbull Government fails to deliver funding certainty for preschools

The Turnbull Government’s announcement to extend preschool funding to the end of 2019 leaves preschools around the country waiting for secure funding once again.

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New Productivity Commission numbers show public schools underfunded

The Australian Education Union says the annual Report on Government Services shows school funding must be allocated to address educational inequality.

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Union supports Moora Residential College Rally

The State School Teachers Union has warned teaching jobs at Central Midlands High School could be lost if the State Government forges ahead with the closure of Moora Residential College.

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SSTUWA to continue campaign against education cuts

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA (SSTUWA) welcomes the recent government announcement to reverse education cuts

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