Pages with topic "Professional Issues"
Practicum payments to supervising teachers have not been increased in over twenty years and the current rates fail to provide any acknowledgement of the work supervising teachers undertake to support practicum students – in addition to their existing work…
11 Sep 2018 : Shake-up to teacher registration
Review report to be released this month
11 Sep 2018 : Queensland reviews NAPLAN
Opportunity for teachers to have their say in survey
11 Sep 2018 : Gonski 2.0 funding: where to now
Funding commitment needed for non-government schools
2 Aug 2018 : Universities refuse to discuss practicum payments
Queensland universities are refusing to negotiate on practicum payments to supervising teachers, which have not increased for more than 25 years.
24 Jul 2018 : Reclaim your time: what are your hours of duty?
With demands on teachers ever increasing, knowing your hours of duty is the first step to having the grounds to say no when being directed to do more.
20 Jul 2018 : Do you have time to give feedback on student drafts?
Where does a teacher draw the line when it comes to giving feedback on
7 Jun 2018 : Negative effects on student streaming
Study shows little evidence grouping students by ability works in schools
A Northern Territory school attempted to alter staff holiday leave with just three days’ notice and without any staff consultation.
IEUA-QNT Research Officer Adele Schmidt discusses our union’s pivotal role in shaping the teacher classification process in non-government schools.
In a recent paper, Dr David Armstrong from Flinders University said that there is little evidence behaviour management works as intended.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) – to be completed in 2019 – will mark a fundamental change in the way schools receive funding to support the inclusion of students with additional needs.
The key element in the terms of reference of the National Review of Teacher Registration is to consider how the elements of the current national registration framework operate, including implementation, consistency, best practice, challenges and barriers.
20 Feb 2018 : Australia must play its role in sustainable development
Seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set by the United Nations to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all following the expiry of the Millennium Development Goals in 2015.
17 Jan 2018 : It’s time to reclaim the profession
Potential workload burden of more national testing highlights the need to reclaim the profession.
With NAIDOC Week approaching, teachers have the opportunity to reflect on what more can be done to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students – particularly in regard to the preservation of languages – in line with this year’s NAIDOC Week them…
13 Jun 2017 : Rising equity concerns over NAPLAN
NAPLAN must be inclusive of all students including those with a disability and those from diverse linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
New study aims to better understand the challenges faced by early career teachers, and better plan and provide tailored support in overcoming those challenges.
International standardised testing should not be used as an indicator of student performance.
Department of Education and Training’s new report Advancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education and training – An action plan for education in Queensland welcomed but key gaps must be addressed.