AEU Media Releases

Hard-working Tasmanian teachers starved of acknowledgement

TASMANIAN teachers and school staff are less than impressed with a government determined to spin figures and claim credit for student retention rates. Not only are the selective figures used by the government misleading, claiming credit overlooks our hardworking...

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Liberal governments neglect students with highest needs

The Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services has shown per student funding to private schools continues to grow at a higher rate than for public school students with higher levels of need. “Tasmanian public schools and colleges are getting great...

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Students with disability need additional funding support

Nine out of ten public school principals report having to access funds from other areas of school budgets to make up for significant shortfalls in Commonwealth funding for students with disability, according to the latest “State of our Schools” survey. The Australian...

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