What’s planned for the Fair Funding Now! campaign in early 2019. We’ve had a win for small schools. Tax news for casual teachers. Recommendations for improving educational outcomes for students of refugee backgrounds.
Details on Labor’s $14.1 billion commitment to increased funding for public schools. If you use your own money to purchase supplies for your school or students, you are not alone. Some good news for members working in drought-affected areas.
Read about the affirming experiences Fair Funding Now volunteers are having on the campaign trail. A decision of the Education Council marks progress in the campaign to ultimately replace NAPLAN. New incentives to retain teachers outlined. Find out what your workplace can do to assist the campaign for the provision of permanent, fully funded, in-built relief for teachers in schools.
You can help Federation identify policy, procedures and initiatives that are creating excessive workload demands, to inform negotiations with the Department. The union has plans for ousting the public sector wages cap. Problems with the rollout of the SAP HR/Payroll system.
Education Minister Rob Stokes has acted on findings of the workload survey. Federation is seeking to resolve pay discrepancies for members affected by the transition to standards-based pay. New recurrent funding is an opportunity to increase permanent teaching positions.
Check out initial findings from the workload survey and what Federation is doing with them. Opinion is mounting against NAPLAN — read who wants the assessment replaced. There’s some good news for TAFE.
Find out how you can support the new Fair Funding Now! campaign. Learn what’s happening with your responses to the workload survey. NAPLAN is under increasing scrutiny — learn who has joined the voices against it.
Your union needs your help to measure workload: the policy that threatens high-quality, high-equity public schooling for all students. Auditor-General report highlights the negative effects of contestable funding on TAFE.
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