New Educators News

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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EOI New Educator Committee 2018

The New Educator Committee is a representative voice of new educators for our union. By joining the committee, you will contribute your views and ideas to that voice.

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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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NAPLAN Data Shows Continuing Large Achievement Gaps Between Advantaged and Disadvantaged Students

New NAPLAN results for 2017 show continuing large achievement gaps between disadvantaged students and those from highly educated families. The gaps have increased between students from highly and lowly educated families since 2008, but have narrowed between high education status students and Indigenous students.

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Federal cuts will magnify existing disadvantage for rural, regional and remote public schools, submission finds

A significant shortfall of Federal funding for public schools will magnify the stark disadvantages and under-resourcing that already disproportionately threaten regional, rural and remote public schools around Australia, a submission to a government education inquiry has found.

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OECD education report poses big challenges to Federal Government on funding for public schools

​The latest OECD ‘Education at a Glance 2017‘ report adds strong evidence to calls for increasing investment in public schools

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Education ministers urged to reject Gonski review panel timelines at meeting this week

The Australian Education Union has called on State and Territory Education Ministers to reject a four-week timeline for submissions to the Gonski 2.0 review panel just announced by Education Minister, Simon Birmingham.

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