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

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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Premier gives teachers a lesson in contempt

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 jumps to school closures ahead of resolving dispute

AEU Tasmanian State Manager Roz Madsen said: The Government has announced school closures half an hour before a meeting with the Premier Will Hodgman which could have averted the action. Teacher and other public sector union negotiators are due to meet with the...

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Premier must explain why he’s closing schools – again

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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'reduced its suspension rates by 68 percent after 'removing locker bays' and giving students a permanent classroom'. Hmmm.... I would've thought that the biggest way to reduce suspension rates is by not suspending them. The plus side of not suspending students and getting better suspension data is a sweet as article for the C.V and praise from the minister.

This could be interesting to look at Nikki JM Cheryl

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