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Union calls for more services to deal with violence

3 May 2018

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA (SSTUWA) has offered their support to the members who were assaulted at Busselton Senior High School in two separate incidents yesterday.

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Cuts must end: Funding has to increase to deliver on review recommendations

1 May 2018

The State School Teachers' Union of WA (SSTUWA) warns recommendations made by the Through Growth to Achievement Report of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools are not achievable due to the State Government’s recent cuts to education and said any more cuts in next week’s State Budget would be unacceptable to the community.

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AEU demands decisive government action on NAPLAN

13 April 2018

The Australian Education Union (AEU) is calling on the Federal Government to commission an independent review of NAPLAN ahead of the Education Council meeting in Adelaide this morning.

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Teachers reach in-principle agreement in EBA negotiations

9 March 2018

The State School Teachers Union of WA (SSTUWA) has endorsed an in-principle agreement with the Department of Education.

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Overfunded private schools spend hundreds of millions on new buildings while public schools miss out: new My School data

8 March 2018

​The latest My School data exposes the gross inequities in Malcolm Turnbull’s education funding system.

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

12 September 2017

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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SSTUWA withdraws support for online NAPLAN

6 September 2017

SSTUWA members are aware that earlier this year, Minister for Education Sue Ellery determined that Western Australian schools would not participate in NAPLAN Online due to ongoing technical concerns.

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Federal Schools’ Funding: The Turnbull Plan

28 August 2017

The model adopted by the federal government is neither needs based nor sector blind, despite what the federal government says.

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Australian Education Union opposes NAPLAN online as teachers and principals raise concerns

22 August 2017

Australian Education Union opposes NAPLAN online as teachers and principals raise concerns

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Turnbull Government must stop pouring taxpayer funds into expensive, failing Teach For Australia program

21 August 2017

​The Australian Education Union has urged the Federal Government to stop wasting taxpayer money by funding the Teach for Australia Program. A new report released today reveals that over half its participants have left the profession within three years of becoming qualified teachers.

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