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”.
Hearings make case for changeSeptember 05, 2020
The scope and magnitude of change to teaching, driven by a dedication to pedagogy, can be illustrated by the ability – and willingness – of the profession to embrace change.
Public expectation puts teachers on mental health frontlineSeptember 04, 2020
The expectations parents and the wider community place on teachers has put them on the very frontline of managing an emerging youth mental health crisis that is expected to grow by up to 30 per cent over the next decade, the inquiry into the value of teaching has heard.
Profession merits higher pay, job security and support: researchersSeptember 04, 2020
Teachers’ remuneration should reflect their work demands and the salaries of other professionals who have spent an equivalent time studying, a team of researchers who have been examining the work of NSW public school teachers told the “Valuing the teaching profession — an independent inquiry” on day four of hearings.
Why teachers have ordered an independent inquiry into the value of their workSeptember 04, 2020
If there is a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be the lessons we learn. Many of them will be about ourselves — our ability to adapt, endure and make sacrifices for the common good.
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