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Support Staff- Industrial Matters

Option to work extra two weeks (42 weeks) The additional two weeks can be worked any time during the year, including school holidays. Although tasks can be allocated according to your schools needs we would recommend that this be a flexible working arrangement. In the...

Mandy Jackson visits Brussels for a SS conference

Educational International – first global conference for Education Support Personnel (ESP) May 15-16th found me in Brussels, Belgium as one of the two AEU Federal delegates attending the first-ever global conference for Education Support Personnel (ESP). What an...

Support Staff Win

Over recent months we have been working in a southern school where we identified 11 Support Staff members who had not been receiving their entitlements of Toileting and Medical Procedure Allowances. Some of these claims go back several years. We took details of these...

AEU welcomes Labor’s plan to review NAPLAN

Public calls to review NAPLAN have reverberated across the nation, and today’s announcement by the Hon. Tanya Plibersek MP of Labor backing such a review is a welcome acknowledgement of the teaching profession’s concerns.

Budget a mixed bag for education: additional staff but lowest paid teachers

The AEU acknowledges the state government’s commitment to fulfilling its state election promises...

National TAFE Day – 19 June

National TAFE Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of our national TAFE system, and it provides a chance for us to remind politicians about the precarious state that the TAFE system is currently in across the country as a result of reforms, budget cuts, and the activities of private for-profit providers. The day provides us with the opportunity to highlight how important a guaranteed minimum of 70% of vocational education funding is to TAFE.

Gonski report recommendations highlight the critical importance of investing in public schools

The Australian Education Union (AEU) says recommendations in the Through Growth to Achievement Report of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools released today require significant resources, yet PM Malcolm Turnbull has cut $1.9 billion funding to public schools over the next two years alone.

AEU welcomes announcement Jeremy Rockliff will retain education and training portfolio

Premier Will Hodgman’s announcement that Jeremy Rockliff will retain the education and training...

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