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School staff are entitled to work in a safe environment


An incident involving a group of students at a secondary school in Melbourne’s outer south-eastern suburbs has highlighted concerns about staff working in a...
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Morrison abandons public schools in private school capital-funding cash splash


The extent to which public schools in Australia are being ignored by the Morrison government when it comes to capital funding for new facilities and...
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PM plunging TAFE students into a profit-driven feeding frenzy


The Morrison government’s push to put big business at the forefront of Australia’s VET sector will only create a profit-driven feeding frenzy that hurts the...
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Funding stunt highlights Morrison Govt’s double standards over school capital funding


Scott Morrison’s Local Schools Community Fund has highlighted his government’s double standards when it comes to capital works funding for public schools....
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New report shows Victorian public schools missing out on the funding students need


The Australian Education Union in Victoria says a new report released today shows the recent school funding deal between the state and federal governments...
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AEU Victoria cautiously supports school mobile phone ban


The Australian Education Union in Victoria says the Victorian government’s move to ban mobile phones in public schools is a significant step which will have...
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Australian teachers have higher workloads, fewer resources: OECD report


Australian public school teachers face higher workloads, fewer resources and more administration duties than global averages, according to a new...
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Victorian state budget continues to invest in public education where the federal budget failed


The Australian Education Union in Victoria welcomes today’s state budget which will deliver a recurrent funding increase to Victoria’s public schools, a once...
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Funding gap between public and private schools revealed


The deep funding inequality facing public schools has been revealed in the latest ACARA My School data, which shows that independent schools nationally have...
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Technical faults must prompt full NAPLAN review


The Australian Education Union in Victoria says media reports today that online NAPLAN testing technical difficulties are widespread show the federal...
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