Majority of teachers support government offer: poll results show

A majority of educators have given in-principle support to the State Government’s Teachers’ Offer via an individual online poll, the AEU said today. Teacher and principal members have voted “Yes” with a strong majority of 70% supporting the State Government’s Offer,...

Teachers secure bargaining offer that wins for kids

After 10 long months of negotiating and campaigning, teachers have secured a new offer from Government that secures key workload wins and fair pay and strengthens quality education in Tasmania, the AEU said today. “Teachers have won workload fixes that allow for more...

Teachers offer circuit breaker on new agreement

Tasmanian teachers are formulating a new revised bargaining offer, which includes a compromise on the AEU’s wages position, to put to the State Government on Monday and are calling on the Premier to ensure negotiations are swift and a deal can be reached this week,...

Teachers reject plan to make them lowest paid

Teachers have again rejected the Government’s political plan to relegate them to lowest paid in the country and a plan that fails to address key issues such as large class sizes and lack of in-class support, the AEU said today. “The offer which has been rejected by...

Premier gives teachers a lesson in contempt

Premier Will Hodgman delivered teachers a lesson in contempt and disrespect when his government announced schools closures half an hour before a meeting scheduled that could have averted action, the AEU said today. The Hodgman Government then compounded the disrespect...

Premier jumps to school closures ahead of resolving dispute

The Hodgman Liberal Government is set to announce school closures ahead of a meeting that could prevent them, with the AEU putting a resolution on the table. “It is typical of the disrespect for parents and educators from Will Hodgman that he plans to announce school...