17 places available
This new two-day course is designed for experienced Union Representatives and Deputy Representatives. If you have recently completed Union Representative Training Level One and Level Two, you are eligible to apply to attend this Level Three event. Register using the link above to submit your expression of interest.
The training builds on your experience and provides further knowledge and skills that will support you in your role of providing union leadership across your branch. During the course you will explore how to maintain and enhance strong relationships across your school. Participating in the course will support you to be effective and develop autonomy to deal with issues and bring together a team to collectively support conditions.
SSTUWA may fund travel and accommodation expenses for currently elected Representatives outside the metropolitan area. Each regional application will be assessed by the Education and Training Centre Coordinator for funding approval.
During the course, Union Representatives will explore topics including:
$Nil: Members Only
Morning tea and lunch provided.
Natalie Swinbourn - School Organiser Team Coordinator
Mario Schmidt - Legal Services Case Manager / Assistant Legal Services Coordinator
Natalie Blewitt - Senior Vice President SSTUWA
Cherry Bogunovich - Education Officer SSTUWA
Union Representatives and Deputy Representatives who have completed Level One training AND Level Two training prior to 2023.
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:
The school will not be charged for the salary of the person attending trade union training - this is covered by the DoE. However, if a relief teacher is required, this is funded through the school's one line budget.
For school administration
When processing TUT leave applications:
Tue 27 Jun @ 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Tue 25 Jul @ 12.00pm - 3.30pm
Fri 4 Aug @ 9.00am - 3.30pm
We wish to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We wish to pay respect to their Elders - past, present and future - and acknowledge the important role all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to play within Australia. We stand in solidarity.
Authorised by Mary Franklyn, General Secretary, State School Teachers' Union of W.A. (Inc.)
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