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The Australian Education Union (AEU) has welcomed the investment in public education in the budget handed down by Treasurer Jim Chalmers today.
Australia’s public education expenditure declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of only nine member nations to cut funding, according to the latest Education At A Glance report from the OECD.
The Australian Education Union has welcomed the formation of a new Teacher Education Expert Panel, announced by Education Minister Jason Clare.
The Australian Education Union is calling for a renewed focus on increasing public school funding, following the release of the interim report of the Productivity Commission’s review of the National Schools Reform Agreement (NSRA).
The Australian Education Union has welcomed the bold TAFE funding reform initiated by the Albanese Federal Government as it celebrates the annual National TAFE Day today on 6 September.
The Australian Education Union has warmly welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of 180,000 fee free TAFE places, made during his Jobs and Skills Summit opening address.
The Australian Education Union has welcomed the swift action taken by the Albanese Government for the interim establishment of Jobs and Skills Australia as a statutory body to tackle Australia’s skills shortage.
The Australian Education Union is urging the Federal Government to ensure school funding is a key consideration of the review of the National Schools Reform Agreement (NSRA).
The Australian Education Union has welcomed the Federal Government’s proposal to open the National Chaplaincy Program to professionally qualified student welfare officers but much more must be done to support students who need extra help at school.
The Australian Education Union has welcomed Jason Clare as the new Federal Education Minister, Brendan O’Connor to the skills and training portfolio and Anne Aly as Early Childhood Education Minister.
On Public Education Day, Thursday 26 May, the AEU acknowledges the outstanding commitment of principals, teachers and education support staff working across preschools, schools and TAFE in Australia
The Australian Education Union has welcomed the incoming Albanese Labor Government.
The Morrison Government has awarded private schools more than $10 billion of extra funding in its term while leaving 99 per cent of public schools underfunded, according to a new report by economist, Adam Rorris.
The Australian Education Union is launching a mobile billboard in Ulverstone to kickstart their election campaign demanding full and proper funding for Northern Tasmania’s public schools from the next Federal Government.
The Morrison Government’s 2022-2023 Federal Budget has slashed funding for public schools by $559 million over the next three years, whilst increasing funding for private schools by $2.6 billion over the forward estimates.
The Morrison Government has once again failed public school, preschool and TAFE staff, students and parents across the nation with this year's Federal Budget.
The Australian Education Union has welcomed the Australian Greens commitment to fee-free TAFE for all students.
The Australian Education Union has welcomed a new report by economist Alison Pennington and the Centre for Future Work, titled Fragmentation and Photo Ops: The Failures of Australia’s Skills Policy Through COVID.
The Australian Education Union has slammed the deplorable comments directed at public school teachers, principals and education support staff made by Stuart Robert at an independent schools’ conference today.
The Australian Education Union has welcomed Federal Labor’s commitment to invest $77m for teaching consent education in Australian schools on International Women’s Day.
New data released today highlights that the Morrison Government’s failure to take responsibility for TAFE has entrenched underfunding, excessive workloads for staff and greater uncertainty for students.
The Australian Education Union is calling on the Morrison Government to deliver urgent funding for public schools in line with the recommendations of the Gonski review delivered a decade ago.
An urgent investment in public school funding is required now more than ever to ensure students are not educationally disadvantaged as a result of COVID-19, the Australian Education Union has recommended in their pre-budget submission.
The 2022 Report on Government Services released today by the Productivity Commission shows the extent of the Morrison Government’s failure to fairly and adequately resource public education.
The Australian Education Union has warmly welcomed Federal Labor’s commitments to invest in education during the COVID-19 recovery, with new targeted funding for public schools.