Pages with topic "Teachers"
7 Jun 2018 : Changing face of teacher education
Teachers demand increase in pay for supervising student teachers after boom in Initial Teacher Education courses.
7 Jun 2018 : Negative effects on student streaming
Study shows little evidence grouping students by ability works in schools
24 May 2018 : Catholic employers still in denial on middle leaders
Queensland Catholic school employers have insisted there is no problem with rates paid to middle leaders, despite members overwhelmingly endorsing the need to recognise and reward their work.
Staff in Queensland Catholic schools have overwhelmingly endorsed enhanced teacher classifications and salaries in a ballot which closed on Tuesday.
IEUA-QNT Research Officer Adele Schmidt discusses our union’s pivotal role in shaping the teacher classification process in non-government schools.
5 Apr 2018 : Teacher salaries reach new high in 2018: is your school part of our union success story?
IEUA-QNT Assistant Secretary Brad Hayes discusses how 2018 will see thousands of members in Queensland schools achieve a historical benchmark with new teacher career paths and salary recognition.
23 Feb 2018 : Independent body would limit politics in the classroom
A proposed independent education institute to limit the influence of politics inside Australian classrooms has been welcomed by our union as a step in the right direction.
The collective action of IEUA-QNT members at Bundaberg and Glasshouse Christian Colleges has resulted in teaching staff at those schools now having access to the same salaries as their counterparts in the Catholic and state school systems.
On Friday, 27 October 2017, IEUA-QNT members will celebrate World Teachers’ Day and take the opportunity to recognise that teaching is fundamentally about making high quality professional judgements in the interests of children and their wellbeing.
Our union recently joined with unions from across the Asia-Pacific region at the Education International (EI) Asia-Pacific Regional Conference held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 10-12 October.
23 Jun 2017 : Awards to recognise professional standing of teachers
Four months after voting to form a union in order to create a better workplace, graduate teachers from Yale university in the United States continued to be denied the right to do so with the university’s administration refusing to negotiate with them.
24 Feb 2017 : Union advice highlights Long Service Leave entitlement for members on rolling contracts
A recent case involving incorrect employer advice regarding access to Long Service Leave (LSL) for those employed on a fixed-term contract basis has highlighted the need for members to contact their union for advice in the first instance.
23 Feb 2017 : New provisions helping members protect their PPCT
Having secured new provisions to protect planning, preparation and correction time (PPCT) in their latest collective agreement, members in Queensland Catholic Chapters are now actively ensuring these provisions are operating effectively in their schools.
22 Feb 2017 : Supervising pre-service teachers: then and now
The role of a supervising teacher is undergoing significant change, with new demands at state and federal levels.
21 Feb 2017 : PISA: Australian students performing above standards
Australia’s performance in the OECD’s Program for International
Assessment (PISA) has seen average student scores decrease since the
test was first administered in 2000. While some may conclude that
Australia’s education system is in decline, this is n…
10 Jan 2017 : What’s the problem with data walls?
The introduction of data display walls in schools is creating member concern about student privacy and teacher workload.
The ever expanding roles and duties required of school staff have reached