Managing Workload - Understand Your Rights: Schools (TUT)

3 places available

Start:  Friday 3 August 2018 - 9.00am

Finish: Friday 3 August 2018 - 3.00pm

New Premises: SSTUWA building, 1 West Street, West Perth WA 6005 (off Thomas Street).


About the course

This one-day course will address your rights as a teacher in relation to workload and work overload as well as discussing key issues.

Questions around workload issues will be outlined including:

    •  What is your work?
    •  What do you do all day?
    •  What is required of you?
    •  What can you do to tackle workload issues?

The day will provide practical strategies and actions for dealing with work overload.  It will help participants to identify formal and informal requirements of teachers and how to prioritise work across the school setting.


On completion of the course members will:

  • Understand the concepts of ‘workload’ and ‘work overload’ within the school context.
  • Understand informal and formal resolution processes relating to workload in the workplace.
  • Understand processes available that support resolving individual and group workload issues in schools including the School Workload Advisory Committee (WAC).


$ Nil : Members Only


Morning tea and lunch provided.

We are able to supply a vegetarian or gluten free option. Please advise us prior to the event.


Cherry Bogunovich
Education Officer SSTUWA

Nominated Audience

Members of SSTUWA - Schools

Trade union training leave

Members in schools and TAFE colleges are eligible for five days of paid leave per year to attend trade union training (TUT).

To comply with TUT leave requirements applicants must:

  • Submit applications to DoE/principal four weeks prior to the event.
  • Provide DoE/principal with a printed copy of the course program attached to this form.
  • Be nominated by the SSTUWA. See “nominated audience” on the attached course program.

This leave provision covers teacher relief for members attending SSTUWA TUT courses.

For school administration

When processing TUT leave applications:

  • Indicate the leave is “Miscellaneous Paid Leave” when completing an application for leave form.
  • “Trade Union Training - project code 1471” should be written under leave type.

Professional Standards for Teachers in Western Australia

This training relates to the following standards :

Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community