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Workload Reference Group wrap

Last week the AEU Workload Reference Group met with representatives from the DoE to form the Workload Working Party. The Working Party offers an opportunity to discuss workload issues that affect members in our workplaces. This meeting focussed exclusively on...

Wear Red joint union actions

The government is making us see red. So, we’re asking you to wear red in a joint union action next week. As part of our Quality Education Enterprise Bargaining (EB) campaign, we’re working with other public sector unions to overturn the Hodgman Government’s unfair 2%...

Teacher Wellbeing Survey

My name is Ben Weir and I'm currently completing my M Psych (Clinical) at the Australia Catholic University. My research interest is in teacher wellbeing, looking at the impacts of an online course on a range of measures associated with teacher stress. In the study,...

TAFE Wrap

TAFE Executive members met on Friday the 3rd August and discussed a range of matters on behalf of members.  The following is a summary of those discussions. TAFE Teacher Enterprise Bargaining Executive signed off on a log of claims to commence bargaining.  It contains...

Seeking EOIs

New Educator National Conference We are seeking EOIs from New Educator Reps to attend the NEN Conference 2018. The National New Educator Conference is a fantastic opportunity to meet with new educators and union organisers from across the country. You will learn about...

Quality Teaching Declaration

Last Monday the AEU signed Tasmania’s first Quality Teaching Declaration – an agreement between Tasmanian education leaders including the University of Tasmania, TPA, the Peter Underwood Centre and the TRB. This declaration formalises an ongoing agreement between key...

Sam’s colleges update

Hi, my name is Sam and I’m new to the Southern Organiser role this year and also have the overarching state-wide College portfolio with the AEU.  I have a public policy and political science background and have worked with Federal Government Departments, the...

AEU members welcome TASC response to independent audit on exam marking

The AEU Senior Colleges Committee of Management (SCCOM) met at the end of July and welcomed the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification (TASC)’s response to the independent audit of their external assessment processes. AEU SCCOM members called for...

Michelle’s Braddon campaign wrap

This wrap was provided by Michelle Rippon, a teacher who worked as an organiser for a few weeks. Michelle’s focus was the Braddon by-election campaign, campaigning for Fair Funding Now. We thank Michelle for her incredible hard work. The Braddon by-election was an...

National Support Staff Week

This week is National Support Staff Week, where we recognise the extraordinary contribution support staff make to our schools, colleges and TAFE and the difference support staff make to the lives of our students and families every day. We have regional AEU events...

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Glen Dhu Primary School held a special lunch to thank their support staff for being so dePENdable and have them each a shiny pen as a token of their gratitude. Happy Support Staff Week all! #politas

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Glen Dhu Primary School held a special lunch to thank their support staff for being so dePENdable and have them each a shiny pen as a token of their gratitude. Happy Support Staff Week all! #politas ...

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