Pages with topic "Reclaim the Profession"
30 Aug 2019 : NAPLAN results reinforce need to axe standardised test
The latest NAPLAN results published Tuesday confirm the standardised test is going through its death throes; state governments have given up on it, technology has failed it, schools are openly critical and tellingly, there is evidence in the year 9 test r…
A federal government inquiry into the status of teachers has heard teachers are increasingly under workload pressure and frustrated by a data-driven learning environment that impinges upon autonomous teaching.
The importance of restoring professional respect for teachers was at the forefront of national debate on Q&A and Gruen this week.
A Northern Territory school attempted to alter staff holiday leave with just three days’ notice and without any staff consultation.
5 Apr 2018 : Our profession under attack
The threats to the teaching profession are many and varied: from the imposition of flawed standardised testing to the professional affront of unannounced classroom observations, not to mention a still uncertain funding future. Without action by our union …
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.
20 Feb 2018 : Time for teachers' voices to be heard
The erosion of respect for teachers' professional judgments, expertise and autonomy demands our response.
2 Feb 2018 : It's time to Reclaim the Profession
Empowering teachers to Reclaim the Profession will be a key focus for our union this year.
17 Jan 2018 : It’s time to reclaim the profession
Potential workload burden of more national testing highlights the need to reclaim the profession.