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State Election 2021: The position of the SSTUWA

18 November 2020

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

22 October 2020

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

8 October 2020

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

4 August 2020

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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The Public Good Campaign Launch

28 May 2020

UnionsWA, in collaboration with key public sector unions in WA and community supporters has today launched a new “The Public Good” campaign. It will have a major focus on promoting the important role of public services and the public sector workforce leading up to and beyond the 2021 WA state election.

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TAFE funding boost must be at heart of post-COVID-19 VET response

26 May 2020

Restoration of the billions of dollars of funding cut from TAFE over the past decade must be at the heart of any Commonwealth response to the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector post-COVID-19.

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Protect education for the common good

19 May 2020

Education is both an individual and collective right. It gives every person an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills needed for a meaningful life. It is also a nation’s most precious tool to achieve economic growth, social progress and democratic development.

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IDAHOBIT Day

14 May 2020

The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) falls on 17 May. IDAHOBIT was started in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and discrimination and harassment experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexuals, transgender, intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics (LGBTIQ).

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Media release: Encouraging signs but safety concerns remain in schools

1 May 2020

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA said a new survey of members found there are encouraging signs that COVID-19 precautions are being managed in schools, but some areas need attention before student numbers increase.

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COVID-19 member survey results

23 April 2020

Results of the COVID-19 member survey

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