AEU Media Releases

Cuts and salary caps overshadow education wins

“Public sector cuts and a 2% cap on pay rises overshadow positive education initiatives in this budget,” said Helen Richardson, AEU Tasmania President. “Any further cuts to schools, colleges or TAFE are completely unacceptable when educators are already at breaking...

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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,...

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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...

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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,...

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Teachers take their message direct to Premier

Tasmanian teachers are taking their message direct to the Premier and other Liberal MPs by making calls to their offices asking them to listen to educator concerns and find solutions before the beginning of Term II. “Will Hodgman has refused for two weeks to even talk...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Watch the 'sparks fly' in this interview at TasTAFE's Bender Drive workshop between our own Leigh Sales and TAFE Division President Simon Bailey, for National TAFE Day. Q&A here they come.... ... See MoreSee Less

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What a legend Always give back to the community great work Simon

Thank you for your continued support Simon Bailey & Roz Masden. Hope you all had a happy National Tafe Day. Keep up your great work! 👍🏼

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National TAFE Day celebrations at TasTAFE campuses around Tasmania. ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy National TAFE Day! Here's a message from our Federal President. Photo and news from the smorgasbord of events happening at TasTAFE campuses around the state coming later... ... See MoreSee Less

Only two sleeps to go until National TAFE Day. Shout out to AEU Tafe-types to check their emails today as events happening at campuses around the state... ... See MoreSee Less

Tasmanian Association for the Gifted is holding a three day conference for parents, educators and psychologists.

Come and hear from world-class presenters, discover the latest information and research, network and learn how to better educate and parent gifted children.

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