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President's address to November State Council Conference

15 November 2022

Read SSTUWA President Pat Byrne's address to November 2022 State Council Conference.

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Draft National Teacher Workforce Action Plan released

3 November 2022

The Australian Education Union will consult with members across the country on the recommendations of the draft National Teacher Workforce Action Plan, released today.

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Federal budget education highlights - October 2022

3 November 2022

Highlights of education funding allocated in the 2022-23 federal budget delivered by Treasurer Jim Chalmers on 25 October 2022.

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Federal budget sets the standard for TAFE funding, public school funding remains a critical missing piece of the puzzle

26 October 2022

AEU media release

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Regaining a voice for public education

10 October 2022

The SSTUWA has commissioned an independent review into public education in WA, to be chaired by Dr Carmen Lawrence.

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Australia’s public education funding slashed during the pandemic

4 October 2022

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.

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News archive 2021

Removal of fixed wages cap a good start

17 December 2021

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA has acknowledged the state government’s removal of its fixed $1,000 wages cap in the Mid-Year Economic Review. The move comes after intense lobbying by the union movement.

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NAPLAN ineffective and outdated: Public school teachers and principals

15 December 2021

Public school principals and teachers continue to see NAPLAN as ineffective and outdated, according to a new survey conducted by the Australian Education Union.

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Sticking up for better wages and conditions

3 December 2021

SSTUWA members enthusiastically participated in the Give the Cap the Boot sticker day in October to increase awareness of the union’s General Agreement 2021 negotiations and the Give the Cap the Boot campaign.

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Empower students with disability by investing in their education

3 December 2021

New data from the Australian Education Union shows that public schools do not have the resources required to meet the needs of students with disability.

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SSTUWA ramps up campaign against wages cap

1 December 2021

The State School Teachers’ Union of WA is ramping up its campaign against the State Government’s public sector wages cap, as the current teacher shortage threatens to worsen.

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