Pages with topic "Teachers"
Brisbane Catholic Education’s (BCE) shameful decision to close Seton College is a blatant sell-out of students, parents and staff.
31 Jul 2020 : Queensland Lutheran school staff vote no to employer’s planned cuts to current working conditions
Teachers and school support staff employed in Queensland Lutheran schools have voted no to a substandard agreement proposed by their employer, Lutheran Education Queensland (LEQ).
New provisions aim to support teachers and school officers working with students who have identified learning needs.
17 Jul 2020 : Members' voices heard in VET sector review
Our union has made a submission to the Productivity Commission’s Review of the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD) to ensure the professional voices of our members working in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector a…
1 Jul 2020 : Investment in inclusion support professional development critical, UNESCO report concludes
A new report published by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has found Australian teachers need increased investment in professional development and training to effectively deal with students who have a disabilit…
25 Jun 2020 : New health and safety guidelines for boarding schools
The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) have released an updated statement on how boarding schools and school-based residential colleges should manage the risks of COVID-19.
Despite the upheaval and challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the guaranteed 1 July 2020 wage increase for Anglican school employees shows that ongoing collective effort of members results in improved workplace conditions.
11 Jun 2020 : Doing your tax in the time of COVID-19
With the majority of members having worked from home at some point this year due to the COVID-19 crisis, the implications for your tax return this year need to be minded carefully.
Some employees in the registered training and ELICOS sectors may be at risk of having their pay docked to compensate for incorrect JobKeeper claims made by employers.
28 May 2020 : Diary of an online teacher
IEU journalist Emily Campbell talks to members Kate Clout, Marianne Lucas and Terry Druery about their experiences teaching online and remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the recent changes to workplace operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of establishing Working Groups (WG) in your workplace and electing a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) has never been so important.
28 May 2020 : Playing IT Safe: online safety for young children
A new early learning initiative to teach young children about cyber safety and digital technology use has launched, as part of a joint program developed by the Australian Federal Police, eSafety Commissioner, Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitatio…
Autism CRC and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have collaborated to launch inclusionED an online platform where teachers from all around Australia can access and share professional resources to help make their classrooms more inclusive.
21 May 2020 : Redundancies: knowing your rights
Members employed in the VET and ELICOS sectors must be aware of their rights, responsibilities and entitlements when it comes to redundancy, to ensure they receive the best possible advice and outcomes if a genuine redundancy occurs.
15 May 2020 : Health and safety of staff and students critical as all students set to return to school
Maintaining the health and safety of all school staff and students needs to be the number one priority for schools following the today’s Queensland government announcement that all students will return to on-site learning from 25 May 2020, the Independent…
By Natalie Repetto (Contributing writer, member and a Gen Y)
New Queensland government funding to assist international students stranded in Queensland due to COVID-19 is a critical support for the ELICOS and VET sector at this unprecedented time.
7 May 2020 : Corona-anxiety: how to assist anxious young children
Early childhood education teachers and assistants may be noticing emotional and behavioural changes in young children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
28 Apr 2020 : NCCD data should not be required for Term 2
Our union is concerned that the current disruption to Term 2 schooling will have a significant impact on the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) on school students with disability processes and procedures, including both delivery of modified l…
22 Apr 2020 : Practicum requirements in Term 2
Our union has been working to confirm the expectations for teacher members supervising pre-service teachers and associate members undertaking practicum during Term 2.