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The Independent Education Union of Australia strongly supports the Go8 policy paper "Languages in Crisis" which describes the decline in teaching foreign languages as critical. "This government's record in relation to language education is dreadful. It scrapped the funding for the national Languages and Literacy…
22 May 2007 Better teachers achieve better student outcomes. It's a "no-brainer" really, so what is all the hype around the recent research announcement by Economist Andrew Leigh? In fact, even if Andrew Leigh's ‘estimations' are correct, does it lead us anywhere other than more…
10 May 2007 While large amounts of money have been splashed across the education sector, there is an absence of any cohesive plan and a failure to address ongoing structural issues in school education. What’s wrong with the 2007 Federal Budget? Downloadable files What's wrong…
10 May 2007 "This is a budget about Peter Costello's future, not the future of education for Australia's young people'' said Lynne Rolley, Federal Secretary of the Independent Education Union of Australia. "Once teachers and parents get past the hype and look at the detail…
8 May 2007 Despite record tax revenues the Howard Government has consistently failed for a decade to invest in Australia's long term future through building up infrastructure and investing in education and skill development says IEUA Federal Secretary Lynne Rolley. "While Australian workers will welcome…