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AEU welcomes more state support for graduate teachers


AEU Victoria has welcomed an announcement by the Andrews state government of support for graduate teachers starting their careers. The $73.4 million pilot...
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Vic public schools remain the lowest funded in Australia


The annual Australian Productivity Commission Report into Government Services (ROGS) shows that Victorian government school students are still the lowest...
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Federal funding for public education at all-time low


The Productivity Commission’s Annual Report into Government Services (ROGS) looking at childcare, education and training has revealed that per-student total...
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Scrapping ACARA and AITSL and introducing ‘Learning Progressions’


Next week the education ministers from federal, state and territory governments are meeting in Alice Springs. We understand the agenda includes consideration...
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Morrison government continues to undermine TAFE


A new report revealing that the Morrison government cut $325 million in funding from TAFE budgets last year is yet more evidence that prime minister Scott...
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AEU representatives are key to building powerful workplaces and growing our union. The work that AEU representatives do in protecting and improving our...
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Morrison boosts funding for Catholic schools despite falling enrolments


The Morrison Government continues to preference funding to Catholic schools despite falling enrolments and in the face of booming student enrolments in the...
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TAFE must be front and centre of Labor’s skills focus


Labor’s continued commitment to address Australia’s skills crisis and strengthen the ­vocational education and training sector is welcome news to a sector...
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Morrison Gov't incompetence hurting TAFE, jobs, economy


The Federal Coalition government’s failure to spend almost $1 billion budgeted for TAFE and training programs over the past five years, despite the skills...
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Natural disaster relief is vital, but not at the expense of education


The Morrison Government’s decision to fund its natural disaster relief package with money originally meant for investment into education infrastructure is a...
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