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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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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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Join in February Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our 'Join in February' competition!

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Welcome to our new site!

Welcome to www.aeuact.org.au! 

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Five take-aways from Birrigai

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

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Update: CIT Enterprise Agreement Negotiations

AEU ACT Industrial Officer, Garrett Purtill reports on the status of negotiations.

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Nobel Prize Winner to Keynote 2014 Public Education Dinner

We're pleased to announce two very special guests will be joining us at the 2014 Public Education Dinner on May 22.

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Meet Andy Jennings

Hi, I'm Andy - the new Lead Organiser in the AEU ACT office. It's great to be on board and I hope I'll get the chance to catch up with you soon. 

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Five Tips for New Educators

Knowing your rights - and that you've got a support network you can tap into - helps you cope with the challenges of being a beginning teacher.

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TQI Rego and Relief Teachers

On Wednesday 19th February, AEU ACT held an open invitation meeting for relief teachers to discuss our concerns on the implementation of TQI requirements for casual/relief teachers in the territory.

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Position Vacant: Federal Professional Officer

The AEU invites applications for the position of Federal Professional Officer, located in our Melbourne office. 

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Sue Amundsen takes on the role of Women's Officer

Our Primary Schools Organiser, Sue Amundsen, is taking on the role of Women's Officer.

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When our classrooms are just too hot

The AEU ACT policy on extreme temperatures states: The AEU believes that members have a right to decline to teach in situations where classroom temperatures are lower than 17 degrees Celsius or more than 30 degrees Celsius.

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TQI Registration for Relief Teachers

We're supporting relief teachers to make TQI registration practical.

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Pyne's Curriculum Review: An Unnecessary Distraction

AEU ACT shares the overwhelming consensus on Christopher Pyne's curriculum review: it's politically motivated; poorly timed and it lacks independence. Most importantly, it's a distraction from the urgent task of implementing better funding in our schools.  

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New CIT Sub-Branch Structure

AEU sub-branches are now campus-based: with one sub-branch each for the Bruce, Reid, Fyshwick and Phillip campuses.

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Senate TAFE Inquiry

We’ve letterboxed and leafleted and now we’ve achieved a breakthrough with the announcement of a Senate inquiry into the role of TAFE.

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If You Work With Students, We Work With You

School Assistants are sometimes unsure about eligibility to join the AEU. There's a simple rule of thumb: if you work with students, we work with you.

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Therese Tonna: School Assistants Co-ordinator

Meet Therese Tonna: AEU ACT School Assistants Co-ordinator.

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Colleagues Not Cases

In September 2013, the Commissioner of Public Administration released his report, Colleagues not Cases, Managing People and Resolving Workplace Issues at CIT.

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New Communications & Research Officer

Tom Greenwell has been appointed to the position of Communications & Research Officer.

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Government's Broken Gonski Promise

Before the election, Christopher Pyne and Tony Abbott committed to the Gonski funding for the first four years. In a shock move, they've announced they intend to break their word.

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Government's Gonski Backflip

In the face of massive public pressure, the Government has backed away from its threat to break its election promise. But it's still only committed to Gonski for four years.

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Thanks for all the input!

In 2014 we will be negotiating a new Enterprise Agreement and our bargaining agenda discussion paper  elicited a big reaction! 

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What PISA 2012 tells us about our schools

Decline in student performance and widening achievement gaps revealed in PISA 2012 shows the urgent need for more equitable school funding arrangements across the country.

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Congratulations Sam Delaney!

Sam has won the temporary Schools Organiser position in the AEU ACT office in Semester 1 2014.

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Minister Accepts Advice to Limit New Private Schools

The ACT government has bowed to public pressure on the approval processes for non-government schools, with Education and Training Minister Joy Burch supporting all the recommendations of a departmental review of the legislation and approval policies.

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Our CIT must be properly supported and funded

Glenn Fowler writes in today's Canberra Times that the great work that CIT does needs to be properly funded.

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