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Congratulations Therese Tonna

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Therese (pictured right) has won the Organiser position advertised late last semester.

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Teacher-Librarians Taking Action

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Holly Godfree and Olivia Neilson explain how AEU teacher-librarians are making a difference.

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Education 'Reform' in Sweden and the UK

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Glenn Fowler reports on the AEU Leaders’ Study Tour to Sweden and England, June 2014.

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Canberra Unites to Bust the Budget

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Nearly 2000 Canberrans joined a National Day of Action to fight Tony Abbott's budget.

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ACT Government Withdrawing From Early Intervention Services

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AEU ACT Industrial Officer, Garrett Purtill, explains a twist on the local implementation of the NDIS.

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Pasi Sahlberg At Parliament House

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The full lecture delivered by Pasi Sahlberg, at Parliament House on June 18, 2014.

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Report-back from June 21 Council

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Here are the main decisions and action points from June 21 Council.

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Save with Teachers Health Fund at Tax Time

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Another benefit of AEU membership is eligibility for Teachers Health Fund.

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ACT Treasurer calls for teacher pay rise

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"Mr Barr said their wages would rise with CPI – and he hoped they had a strong union representative to ensure a decent pay rise." Canberra Times, 17/6/2014

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Day of the African Child June 16

 

Join us in standing up for the right of every young girl to an education.

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Two Ways Preschool Assistants Can Progress Up the Salary Scale

In addition to direct salary increases, the new Enterprise Agreement provides PreSchool Assistants two means of progressing up the salary scale.

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ACT Budget Fails to Deliver Promise On ACT Classrooms

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Budget honours Gonski commitment but fails to deliver election promise on ACT classrooms.

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Organiser Position Vacant

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 We now have a successful applicant - thank you.

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5 Ways You Can Be a Part of Reconciliation Week

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National Reconciliation Week 2014 is on. Here's how you and your students can get involved!

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Shane and Peter join Branch Executive

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Shane Gorman and Peter Curtis have been appointed to AEU ACT Branch Executive.

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Brian Schmidt: Why I'm Passionate About Public Education

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Professor Schmidt's address to the 2014 AEU Public Education Dinner.

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Congratulations Jason Borton!

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Winner of the 2014 AEU ACT Public Education Award

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Jervis Bay School Advancing the Cause of Reconciliation

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Congratulations to an outstanding team of teachers building hope and pride in their school community

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Jane Caro - A True Friend of Public Education

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Glenn Fowler delighted in surprising Jane with the 2014 Friend of Public Education Award.

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Rule Change Endorsed

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A special meeting of Branch Council has endorsed a change of AEU ACT rules.

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National Public Education Week 19 - 23 May

This week we are celebrating public education and everything it offers the young people of Australia.

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Government Trashes Gonski

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Despite claiming to be on a 'unity ticket' on school funding before the election, the Government has walked away from Gonski.

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Seven Things You Should Know About Annual Professional Discussions

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It’s important you know your rights when you participate in an annual professional discussion.

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Proposed Rule Change

A special meeting of Branch Council will be held at HBCTL at 5.30 on Thursday May 15 to consider and vote on a proposed change to AEU ACT rules.

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Vacancies on Branch Executive

All financial members are invited to apply for vacancies on Branch Executive.

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Report-Back from May 3 Council

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Council had a great meeting on Saturday morning. Here's what we covered.

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"No School Will Be Worse Off"

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The May Budget and the forward estimates will reveal whether Tony Abbott intends to fully honour his commitment on Australia's schools.

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School Assistants Vote Yes!

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3375 in favour. 119 against. It's a deal!

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Five take-aways from Birrigai

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We had a great time down at Birrigai on April 4/5. Here are the main take-aways.

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Term 2 Information Sessions

The following free information sessions are open to all members.

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How motions work

How to craft motions that get things done.

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Making sense of formal meeting procedure

Formal meeting procedure can seem a bit intimidating. Here's our how-to guide.

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Resolving workplace disputes

Our enterprise agreement outlines what we can do to resolve disputes in our workplaces.

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Six pathways for sub-branch action

There's a range of ways sub-branches can take action to make a difference in our workplaces.

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April 1 pay rise

As of April 1 all classroom teachers and school leaders will receive a 2.5% pay rise.

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TQI Rego & Taking Leave

What's the best approach to TQI registration when you take long-term leave?

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More Time Please!

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AEU ACT Council has passed our bargaining claim. At it's heart is a call to reduce face-to-face teaching hours.

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Principals' EA Claim

The Principals' component of our enterprise agreement claim seeks great recognition of the fundamental role school leaders play in improving student outcomes. 

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2014 Rosemary Richards Scholarship

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Women members are invited to apply for the the 2014 Rosemary Richards Scholarship.

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School Assistants: What We've Won

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 Vote yes on the new school assistant enterprise agreement before midnight, Tuesday, April 22.

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Workplace Safety/ Workload Training: Key Points

On March 19, we held a information session for Workplace Safety Representatives. Here are some of the main take-aways from the session.

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Nominations for TAFE Council Open

CIT members are invited to nominate for AEU ACT TAFE Council.

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We want the full Gonski

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What a day! Thank you to Richardson Primary and Campbell High and to everyone who made it such a success!

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The Gonski vans are here!

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From Perth, Darwin, Brisbane and Hobart, the Gonski vans travelled to Canberra to demand the full Gonski ahead of the May budget.

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Farewell Phil

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A large group of us - over a hundred and fify - gathered last Friday to celebrate the life of Phil Rasmus. 

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March 22 Council to Vote on New Teachers' Claim

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March 22 Council will decide the list of claims we bargain for together this year.

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School leaders' EA Claim

Principals and Deputy Principals met at Erindale College on Thursday the 13th to discuss the school leader component of our enterprise agreement claim.

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League Tables Do Not Help Our Kids

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League tables that purport to rank schools are crude, unnecessary and unreliable.

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