For the first time since 1973, the Federal Government has conducted a review of federal funding for Australian schools. The review was carried out by businessman David Gonski and, thanks to a concerted AEU campaign, has resulted in the tabling on legislation in Federal Parliament.
The Gillard Federal Government has recently announced that they are fully committed to implementing the Gonski recommendations but the legislation needs the backing of the States to become law.
You can encourage your state premier to commit financially Gonski via this link.
After months of negotiations with DECD followed by conciliation in the Industrial Relations Commission, agreement has been reached on matters addressed by the Review of Teachers' and Leaders' Work. > Read more
Time for Teaching, Time for Leading, the report into the workload of teachers and leaders, identifies many workload stressors for educators in South Australian public preschools and schools. > Read more
In consultation with members, the AEU has identified many areas of teachers and leaders work that needs addressing and has submitted these to the joint Review team for consideration. > Read more