Next Tuesday’s federal budget can help restore education at the centre of our nation’s policy focus.

Pre-budget announcements of more support for student teachers is a great start in helping repair record low teacher recruitment rates. The federal government is well placed to build on these positive initiatives by taking action on the full range of challenges in the education sector.

Read full details here: IEU Speaks on priorities needed in federal budget

The federal government has initiated long-overdue repairs to schools and the early childhood education sector over the last 18 months. Now is the time to bed down these changes backed with the resources needed to deliver a world class education system.