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INVESTMENT IN MODERN CLASSROOMS WOULD LIFT STUDENT PERFORMANCE NEW REPORT SHOWS

11 Jun 2021

A new report shows investment in public school capital works would help lift student performance and could generate over $5 billion every year in economic stimulus due to increased employment and improved student outcomes.

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EDUCATION WORKERS NEED PRIORITY ACCESS TO COVID-19 VACCINATION: AEU

7 Jun 2021

The Australian Education Union is calling on the Federal Government to make the education workforce a priority for COVID-19 vaccination.

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Investing in Schools – Funding the Future by Adam Rorris

4 Jun 2021

Public schools in Australia enrol the majority of all students and an even greater majority of students from low socio-economic backgrounds (SES). A proper needs based funding model would deliver greater investment to public schools.

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FIX DEEP FUNDING INEQUITY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS: PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES

27 May 2021

Today on Public Education Day, 24 organisations representing millions of Australian parents, teachers and community members have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister calling on him to fix the deep inequity in public school funding.

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PROPOSED NAPLAN REPLACEMENT WOULD PUT STUDENTS FIRST

14 May 2021

The Australian Education Union has welcomed a new report from UNSW’s Gonski Institute for Education proposing a NAPLAN replacement that puts students at the heart of assessment.

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FEDERAL BUDGET FAILS PUBLIC SCHOOL AND TAFE STUDENTS AGAIN

12 May 2021

The Morrison Government’s 2021-22 Federal Budget is another profound fail for public school and TAFE staff, students and parents across the nation.

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TIME FOR NAPLAN TO GO: AEU

10 May 2021

The annual NAPLAN tests, which commence in schools tomorrow, are simply not fit for purpose, according to public school teachers and principals.

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PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING SHOULD BE TOP OF EDUCATION MINISTERS MEETING AGENDA: AEU

29 Apr 2021

The Australian Education Union is calling on Education Ministers to put funding of Australia’s public schools at the top of the agenda for Friday’s Education Ministers Meeting.

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STATEMENT FROM CORRENA HAYTHORPE, FEDERAL PRESIDENT, AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION UNION

26 Apr 2021

Today, on behalf of AEU members, I have written to every member of the House of Representatives and Senate to seek support for long-term investment for preschool.

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Teacher training review an exercise in blame shifting

15 Apr 2021

The review into teacher training, announced today by Federal Education Minister Alan Tudge, simply demonstrates the continued failure of the Coalition Government to deliver the funding and resources we know will lift student performance.

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