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"The IEUA applauds the Federal Government’s Apology to the Stolen Generations" said Independent Education Union Federal Secretary Chris Watt. "This is an important and necessary step in the Reconciliation process in this country" he said. "It must however be part of a genuine commitment by…
“The recent report by Andrew Dowling from ACER argues that the arrangements for the funding of schools in Australia require urgent reform” said Chris Watt, Federal Secretary of the Independent Education Union of Australia. “The IEUA has long supported the need to reform the current…
“Genuine and robust curriculum development takes place when all stakeholders including teachers, parents, employers and experts from the university sector are involved” said Independent Education Union Federal Secretary Chris Watt. “So where are the experts from the chalkface on the National Curriculum Board?” he asked…
"Accomplished teachers in Australia deserve both recognition and reward for the outstanding quality of their work" said Independent Education Union Federal Secretary Chris Watt The IEUA Federal Executive endorsed policy on the recognition of accomplished teachers in September 2007. "The policy built on consultation with…
“The fact that Australia’s Aboriginal peoples remain at the bottom level of every economic, health and social indicator is unacceptable and should be a source of national shame,” said Independent Education Union Federal Secretary Chris Watt. “Changing this must be a national priority and Australians…
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