Training videos

Increasing your sub-branch membership

The beginning of the year is a great time to increase your sub-branch's membership. There are most likely graduates, ES and CRT's who are new to your staff; talking to them about joining in their first weeks is really important. In this webinar we will share with you some of our best tips, collated from our strongest sub-branches and AEU organisers around the state, for approaching your colleagues to join.
 

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Starting out as a CRT

In this webinar we discuss finding work directly, signing up to an agency, your working rights and conditions, your pay and your legal responsibilities.

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Help! I have too much work to do

Do you feel like your work cannot fit into the hours available? This webinar explores the process of bringing your workload under control. We will look at raising and managing workload concerns within your school. 

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Overwork is an OHS issue too

Overwork can describe working too hard, too much or for too long. Sustained overwork can cause physical and/or mental distress. As a result, the effects of overwork often manifest in an OHS issue.

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Camps, Sport and Excursion – how volunteered time works

Events like camps, sport and excursions often involve working beyond the standard hours within a work week. This sits outside the standard workload provisions of the school’s agreement. This webinar focuses upon making sure this time is genuinely volunteered and members feel comfortable with what they’re agreeing to do.

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CRTs - Maintaining VIT Registration

Maintaining your VIT registration hinges upon professional development, professional practice and other requirements. Working as a CRT can present challenges in meeting these requirements. This webinar will look at ways to meet your registration obligations outside of school-based environments. 

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Yard duty – what’s reasonable?

Almost every teacher spends part of their week doing yard duty. This webinar will look at the opportunities and limits that exist around doing yard duty.

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CRT Pay and Conditions

Working as a CRT means engaging with agencies or dealing directly with a school. Different minimum standards apply to each situation. Knowing when each applies can support you when working in schools and dealing with agencies. 

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Peer observations – what are the limits?

Peer observations and feedback are powerful tools for improving your teaching practice. How do you make sure that the time and effort involved doesn’t take away from your teaching work? How do you make sure that you feel comfortable during an observation session?

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Meetings: how many is too many?

Many professionals find that they spend more time in meetings than is necessary. In a school, too many meetings can prevent teachers from focusing on their core work of teaching and learning. The schools agreement contains limits around meetings designed to support teachers to stay focused on their classroom work. This webinar focuses upon those elements.

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