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EMPOWER STUDENTS WITH DISABILITY BY INVESTING IN THEIR EDUCATION

3 Dec 2021

New data from the Australian Education Union shows that public schools do not have the resources required to meet the needs of students with disability.

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INVEST IN THREE-YEAR-OLDS, INVEST IN THE NATION

29 Nov 2021

Australia’s youngest children are at risk of being left behind due to the ongoing failure of the Federal and some state governments to invest in three-year-old preschool.

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PUT TEACHERS AT THE HEART OF EDUCATION RECOVERY THIS WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY

29 Oct 2021

The Australian Education Union is calling for greater respect, recognition and reward for public school teachers today on World Teachers' Day.

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AEU WELCOMES SA LABOR PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING PROMISE

25 Oct 2021

Students will be the biggest winners from a South Australian Labor commitment to renegotiate the funding deal for the State’s public schools, according to the Australian Education Union.

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FAILURE SEES EVERY HOBART PUBLIC STUDENT MISS OUT $1289 SCHOOL FUNDING

23 Oct 2021

Class sizes could be reduced by four students and four new teachers could be employed at every public Hobart school if the Federal Government funded schools to the national minimum standard, new figures show.

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FAILURE SEES EVERY BRISBANE STATE STUDENT MISS OUT $2162 SCHOOL FUNDING

14 Oct 2021

With proper and fair funding from the Federal Government, every state school in Brisbane could employ an average of 17 more teachers and reduce average class sizes by seven students.

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REBUILD EARLY CHILDHOOD WORKFORCE THROUGH TAFE

13 Oct 2021

The release today of the Shaping Our Future; A ten-year strategy to ensure a sustainable, high-quality children’s education and care workforce 2022–2031 highlights the critical need for greater investment in TAFE.

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AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN AT RISK OF BEING LEFT BEHIND ON EARLY LEARNING

20 Sep 2021

Children are at risk of being left behind, the Australian Education Union warned, as new OECD data shows Australia’s poor performance on early learning.

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PUBLIC SCHOOLS UNDERFUNDED AND TEACHERS UNDERPAID, OECD DATA SHOWS

17 Sep 2021

Findings in the OECD’s Education at a Glance 2021 released today show Australia continues to fall behind its OECD peers when it comes to investment into public education. The findings highlight the critical need to invest in public schools, address escalating workloads and increase teacher salaries by a substantial margin, the Australian Education Union says.

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