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Productivity Commission prioritises profit over public education

21/01/2021

The Productivity Commission’s final report into the National Agreement on Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD), recommending that governments should...
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New report proves skills crisis is direct result of Fed Gov't starving the VET Sector

16/12/2020

Latest Government data from the NCVER shows that federal government funding for VET fell by a further $123.1 million in 2019. A further fall from the $315...
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Federal Government’s $1.2bn private school slush fund

11/12/2020

The Federal Government has allocated more than $1 billion in additional funding between the Catholic and private school sectors while completely ignoring...
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TIMSS reveals deep inequality for disadvantaged students

09/12/2020

The latest Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) report has revealed the impact of the federal Morrison government’s deeply inequitable...
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Students with disability need additional funding support

03/12/2020

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...
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Victorian state budget 2020: AEU welcomes investment in education

24/11/2020

The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian Branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s 2020-21 state budget which has delivered significant investments...
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AEU welcomes significant extra support for students with disability

24/11/2020

The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s investment of more than $1.5 billion in support for students with...
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AEU welcomes significant extra support for students with a disability

21/11/2020

The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian branch has welcomed the Victorian Government’s investment of more than $1.5 billion in support for students with...
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New report underlines urgent need for guaranteed preschool funding

13/11/2020

A call to increase the certainty of Commonwealth funding to guarantee access to preschool is welcome recognition of the critical role that Early Childhood...
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New report demonstrates urgent need for increased public school funding

28/10/2020

A major study by the Mitchell Institute and Victoria University Educational Opportunity in Australia 2020: Who succeeds and who misses out? provides further...
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