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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.

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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.

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Rebuilding Australia’s TAFE system- AEU Federal

The Australian Education Union (Federal) says the Australian Labor Party’s commitment to establish a National Commission of Inquiry into post-secondary education is a great first step towards rebuilding TAFE, and placing it at the centre of a revitalised...

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The Tasmanian Liberal Party’s education policy reveals a Government set on destroying the college sector, the AEU’s Secondary Colleges Committee of Management (SCCOM) said today. Peta-Maree Revell-Cook, SCCOM President, said despite recommendations from its own report...

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Wonderful images from this morning's wobbleboarding in Devonport! Our Council members braved the cold to ask for Braddon's support for public education. #FairFundingNow

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