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Support staff to join Vic teachers’ strike

Public schools could be forced to close across Victoria with thousands of education support staff workers poised to join teachers and principals in a mass strike. Fair Work Australia on Thursday granted an Australian Education Union (AEU) request to let its 7000 members ...

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Victorian teachers hopeful of pay rise

Victorian teachers are hoping a deal giving pay increases to public servants will pave the way for their own negotiations. About 36,000 workers covered by the public service agreement will get 2.77 per cent average increases over four years, plus a one-off ...

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Pay maths, science teachers more: inquiry

Teachers who take jobs in subjects or schools that are hard to staff should be paid more, the Productivity Commission has recommended. There also should be a clear performance-based career progression to reward quality teachers. In its report on Australia's schools workforce, released ...

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Victorian teachers set to strike

Thousands of Victorian teachers are preparing to begin rolling work stoppages from June after the breakdown of wage talks between their union and the state government. The Australian Education Union said it is preparing for a lengthy fight against the ...

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