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TAFE funding boost must be at heart of COVID response


Restoration of the billions of dollars of funding cut from TAFE over the past decade must be at the heart of any Commonwealth response to the Vocational...
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Urgent need for guaranteed preschool funding: COAG review


A call to lock in five years of guaranteed Commonwealth funding for preschool is welcome recognition of the critical role early childhood education plays in...
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Morrison should provide hygiene funding for all schools


Today’s announcement by the Morrison Government to deliver another $10 million special deal to private schools to improve COVID-19 hygiene measures ignores...
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AEU welcomes staggered return to schools


The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian Branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s announcement that public schools will begin a staggered return...
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Labor leader Anthony Albanese must deliver for public education


Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese and Labor must resist any push to use the COVID-19 pandemic as a justification for abandoning its current progressive...
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COVID-19 exposes deep inequality in school funding


The Federal Government’s concern for the education of vulnerable children during the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for equitable funding for all...
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Victoria holds firm amid Morrison's confusing updates to COVID-19 guidelines


The Andrews government has rejected pressure from the Federal Government to reopen schools before the end of Term 2, arguing it would risk causing a new...
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AEU welcomes TAFE support and improved job security for teachers


The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian Branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s announcement of a $260.8 million funding package for TAFEs and...
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Urgent COVID-19 clarity needed for early childhood sector


The Morrison Government’s $1.6 billion package providing free childcare for parents is welcome news for the early childhood education (ECE) sector but still...
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AEU to meet with Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan about COVID-19 concerns


Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan will meet with the leadership of the Australian Education Union (AEU) on Tuesday 24th March 2020. The meeting is...
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