Australian Education Union


Teachers at breaking point: why working in South Australian schools is getting tougher

This report examines the shifting nature of teachers’ work, pointing to growing complexity and increasing professional demands. This research is the first of its kind in South Australia, and provides new insights into the impact of increased demands upon teachers’ wellbeing.

AEU submission to the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools

The Australian Education Union (AEU) has demanded Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s full commitment to leadership and teaching in schools, following the release of this submission to the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools.

Australian Education Union submission to to the independent review into regional, rural and remote education

This AEU inquiry submission argues that a significant shortfall of federal funding for public schools will magnify the stark disadvantages and under-resourcing that already disproportionately threaten regional, rural and remote public schools around Australia.

Australian schooling - the price of failure and reward for success

This report was commissioned by the Australian Education Union to examine the economic case in favour of the full implementation of the school funding reforms outlined by the Review of School Funding (Gonski Review).

Devolution and education

Devolution in the context of education goes under many names. They include: School/Site-based decision making/Management School/Site-based autonomy Self-Managing Schools Autonomy for local schools Decentralised/Site-based management Essentially it concerns the distribution of power and funding between governments and schools and structural changes in the governance, management...