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...

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 must explain why he’s closing schools – again

Premier Will Hodgman must explain to students and parents why teachers, support staff and educational leaders in schools and TAFE are forced to walk off the job next week to secure immediate fixes for workload and fair pay, the AEU said today. AEU teachers, support...

Relief Teachers – A Pathway to Permanency

What does the AEU Counter-Claim mean for Relief Teachers? Some relief teachers have expressed concerns about changes proposed by the State Government in their latest Teachers Agreement offer. The government is maintaining a position of reducing the current relief...