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“MCEETYA’s consideration of a Council to examine the issue of teacher education must be inclusive of the teacher unions that represent the professional and industrial interests of teachers” said Independent Education Union of Australia Federal Secretary Chris Watt. The MCEETYA paper, to be considered at…
The Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) represents teachers in non-government education. The IEUA is committed to ensuring that the essential work of teachers and their unique contribution to the cultural identity of Australia is known, understood and valued by the wider community. Click here…
”By all means encourage under-graduates or people in other careers to take up teaching, but it is entirely offensive to label the teaching profession generally, and current under-graduates and beginning teachers in particular, as ‘last ditch options’” said Chris Watt, Federal Secretary of the Independent…
”Recent comments attributed to Mr Gavrielatos, Federal President AEU, are misleading and offensive” said Independent Education Union Federal Secretary Chris Watt. “It is a ridiculous and offensive suggestion to make a blanket statement that private school teachers and support staff educate the cheapest and easiest…
“It’s time that fantasy opinion is replaced by sensible analysis of the facts” said Independent Education Union of Australia Federal Secretary Chris Watt. “The first step in this is to put the facts on the table and stop dealing in visions of the past that…
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