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Productivity Commission prioritises profit above ensuring 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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AEU calls for flexible learning for special and senior schools


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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