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”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…
“Deputy Prime Minister Gillard’s comments on school funding are a breath of fresh air” said Chris Watt, Federal Secretary of the Independent Education Union of Australia. “The IEUA has long supported the need to reform the current federal government funding arrangements,” he said. “The IEUA…
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