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Australia ranks poorly in OECD PISA 2018 report


Australia’s poor ranking in the latest OECD report on worldwide education indicators provides further evidence of the impact of government school funding...
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Most public school teachers spend own money on resources


Public school teachers spend on average $874 of their own money each year on essential school resources for their students, according to the latest 'State of...
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2020 Branch Conference - change of date


On 1 May, Branch Council resolved to move the AEU Victorian Branch Annual Conference from its original planned date of 1 August in light of the unfolding...
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OECD lays bare Australia’s inequity in public education investment


The latest OECD report on worldwide education indicators has confirmed that public investment into Australia’s public education system is below the OECD...
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EC education suffers as heavy workload, low wages drive early educators out of teaching


A study on the workload of early childhood educators has revealed some alarming trends including long weeks, career uncertainty and high stress levels,...
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Budget investment into public education would power Australia’s economic recovery


A new Australian Education Union (AEU) submission to Federal Government has called for significant and ongoing investment into Australia’s public schools,...
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'ANSA' not the answer to NAPLAN


The recommendations from today’s NAPLAN review provide little hope that the proposed new Australian National Standardised Assessment (ANSA) will be any...
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TAFE investment equals $92b annual economic dividend


A new report demonstrating TAFE’s role in Australia’s decades-long economic success story has warned that failing to invest in the sector will destroy one of...
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Productivity Commission prioritises profit above TAFE's future


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


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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