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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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eNews -14 March 2018

14 March 2018

IEP myth dispelled, Putting Our Kids First (POKF) campaign

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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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Birmingham’s new announcement to slash teacher registration standards an outrage

12 February 2018

Today’s announcement by Education Minister Simon Birmingham to undermine teacher registration and encourage people from other professions to move into a teaching role, is yet another move to by the Federal Government which implemented will have broad ramifications for teaching and education in our schools

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WA teachers face axe as cuts deepen across education sector

14 December 2017

SSTUWA President Pat Byrne said the State Government has today broken a recent commitment to quarantine teachers and school-based staff from budget cuts.

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New NAPLAN numbers show Turnbull Government’s failure to address school funding inequity

13 December 2017

​NAPLAN data released today adds to the growing body of evidence showing ongoing inequity is denying students from disadvantaged backgrounds the means to reach their full potential.

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NAPLAN Data Shows Continuing Large Achievement Gaps Between Advantaged and Disadvantaged Students

13 December 2017

New NAPLAN results for 2017 show continuing large achievement gaps between disadvantaged students and those from highly educated families. The gaps have increased between students from highly and lowly educated families since 2008, but have narrowed between high education status students and Indigenous students.

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New report shows TAFE in crisis

13 December 2017

​The Australian Education Union says new data released today shows that while university funding is growing, TAFEs are being defunded by both state and federal governments.

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New data shows students at under-resourced schools missing out

6 December 2017

The Australian Education Union says international data just released proves all Australian schools must be resourced properly, based on student need.

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