Improved public school provision for Aboriginal students needed to break cycle of disadvantageOctober 28, 2020
Doubling the number of permanent teachers and halving face-to-face teaching time in difficult to staff schools and communities will help close achievement student gaps and improve the prospects of attracting teachers to work, the Gallop Inquiry has been told.
High levels of responsibility and accountability not matched with supportOctober 27, 2020
Schools have buckets of money instead of teachers to meet needs under the Local Schools, Local Decisions model, Federation Senior Vice President Amber Flohm told the work value inquiry on 26 October.
Teachers cast adrift by education system, inquiry hearsOctober 27, 2020
Week three of the “Valuing the teaching profession — an independent inquiry” hearings resumed on Monday with student learning need and the negative effects of devolutionary policies coming under the spotlight.
Valuing the Teaching Profession – An Independent InquiryOctober 26, 2020
The Independent Inquiry has heard from the experts. Now it’s time for teachers and principals to have their say at the second round of hearings which begin in Sydney on Monday 26 October 2020.
Broadcast reveals inquiry is tuned in to profession’s priority issuesOctober 23, 2020
There’s been too little concern for what the avalanche of policy and program changes means for teachers, “Valuing the teaching profession — an independent inquiry” head Geoff Gallop said today (23 October).
Research: ‘sizeable’ pay rise for teachers to regain standingSeptember 15, 2020
Sydney University research has shown the need for a “sizeable increase” in teachers’ wages to be competitive in the present Australian labour market and to attract and retain quality teachers in the face of a looming shortage.
Evidence mounts on the value of teachers’ workSeptember 14, 2020
The first round of public hearings by the Gallop Inquiry heard from academics and researchers who validated teachers’ claims that they were “overworked, underpaid and undervalued”.
Economy-wide benefits of wage increases outlined to inquirySeptember 08, 2020
The case against freezing teachers’ salaries was made on day 5 of hearings for the “Valuing the teaching profession — an independent inquiry”.
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