AEU Media Releases

Teachers, school principals reject NAPLAN

Three quarters of teachers say that NAPLAN is ineffective as a method of assessing students according to the latest “State of our Schools” survey. The Australian Education Union (AEU) 2020 State of our Schools survey, with more than 12,000 responses from public school...

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“ANSA” is not the answer to NAPLAN

The recommendations from today’s NAPLAN review provide little hope that the proposed new Australian National Standardised Assessment (ANSA) will be any better than the incredibly flawed and damaging NAPLAN system it is proposed to replace. The review of NAPLAN,...

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PC Review favours profit above ensuring TAFE’s future

The Productivity Commission National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development Review Interim Report into the future of skills and workforce development in Australia favours private providers, increasing contestability, student loans and vouchers and...

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National survey reveals budget-cut impact to TAFE

More than three-quarters of TAFE staff have considered leaving in the past three years, according to the results of a national survey released today. The Australian Education Union’s (AEU) 2020 State of our TAFEs survey, the first detailed snapshot of the sector for a...

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