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Productivity Commission prioritises profit above ensuring TAFE's future

04/08/2020

The Productivity Commission review into skills and workforce development is failing to ensure the public TAFE system's future as the pre-eminent provider of...
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AEU Victoria and IEU Vic-Tas joint statement: schools need more support to manage COVID

30/07/2020

The Australian Education Union and Independent Education Union call on the Premier Daniel Andrews and the Minister for Education James Merlino to urgently...
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AEU calls for flexible learning for special and senior schools

24/07/2020

The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian branch has called on the Department of Education and Training (DET) to allow a flexible approach for both...
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Neglecting public education a fiscal fail for Morrison

23/07/2020

The Morrison government’s Economic and Fiscal Update highlights its failure to provide a single dollar of additional support for public schools during the...
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PM’s VET funding boost must be invested in TAFE

16/07/2020

Only by investing in TAFE can the Morrison government provide the skills that Australia will need to create jobs, opportunities and recover from the economic...
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National survey reveals impact of TAFE budget cuts

14/07/2020

More than three-quarters of TAFE staff have considered leaving in the past three years, according to the results of a national survey released today. The...
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Deep school funding inequality entrenched over past decade

30/06/2020

New analysis of ACARA data by Trevor Cobbold from Save our Schools Australia shows that funding inequality has been exacerbated under the Morrison Government...
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Digital divide impacts vulnerable students

24/06/2020

An independent report commissioned by the Australian Education Union (AEU) has revealed the persistent long-term gap in digital access, affordability and...
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UN report finds increased funding needed to improve student inclusion

24/06/2020

A global report into progress on UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goal for education has found that more investment is required into professional development...
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Women workers hit by Jobkeeper cuts and end to free childcare

11/06/2020

Throughout the pandemic and economic crisis, women have had their jobs destroyed and their hours cut at a faster rate than men. Some 95% of the 200,000...
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