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EduTECH Conference 2021

29 July 2021

The EduTECH Australia Conference, which was due to be held as a hybrid event on 17-18 August in Melbourne, has now been moved to a free, fully online event. EduTECH brings together educators and solution providers to exchange and explore ideas, techniques and technology, with the aim of improving teaching, training and learning in Australia and the world. Find out more and register for the sessions of interest to you.

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Teachers’ union launches campaign calling for end to wages cap

26 July 2021

The State School Teachers’ Union has today launched a campaign calling for an end to the cap on wages for public school teachers and lecturers.

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The cap on teachers' pay simply doesn't add up any more

26 July 2021

Western Australia’s economy is handling the impacts of COVID-19 better than anyone anticipated and we’re expecting a multi-billion dollar surplus in the next budget. But at the same time that our economy is booming, education funding per child is falling and teachers’ wages are stagnant.

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AEU First Nations Education seminar

26 July 2021

Join First Languages Australia and AEU First Nations teachers to explore the policy context for the teaching of First Languages in schools and discuss the achievements and challenges of this work.

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Preventing violence against women through school education

7 July 2021

Challenging gender stereotypes, embedding positive role-modelling in schools and promoting gender equality are some of the ways the education system can help prevent gender-based violence, according to new reports from anti-domestic violence campaigners Our Watch.

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First Nations education experts respond to mistruths in relation to the Australian Curriculum review

7 July 2021

Today, more than 150 Indigenous education experts and practitioners who together represent 2,168.5 years of teaching experience, have issued a statement responding to mistruths in relation to the Australian Curriculum review.

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News archive 2020

Moving into GROH housing

I have secured Government Regional Officer Housing (GROH). What do I need to do now?

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State Election 2021: The position of the SSTUWA

Every state election presents an opportunity for the SSTUWA to influence the public education agenda for the benefit of our members working in public schools across the state. It is also an opportunity to generate positive change for public school students, staff and the sector generally.

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Expert webinar series - school funding inequality

Join experts live to discuss the inequality in Australia's public education funding system, what it means for teachers, parents, students and Australia, and get your questions answered.

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SSTUWA response to state budget

The State School Teachers’ Union said today’s state budget contained some very welcome announcements, but more needed to be done for the state school system.

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Schools funding welcomed

The State School Teachers' Union of Western Australia has welcomed the McGowan Government’s massive investment in school and TAFE infrastructure as a recognition of the crucial role education will play in rebuilding Western Australia’s economy.

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