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Help us get the children off Nauru

Scott Morrison has the power to immediately end the suffering of refugee children, their families and others seeking asylum who are stuck in limbo on Nauru.  He can immediately order their transfer to Australia and prevent the trauma they are experiencing every day. As teachers, …

Adelaide Change the Rules Rally

What better day for a rally? .. What better reason for a rally? The union movement in Adelaide came out in force on 25 October to send the message that SA is behind the national campaign to Change The Rules. The IEU flags flew proudly …

South Australia Child Protection Framework Starts: What are Your New Obligations?

Schools in South Australia should be ready for new child protection legislation which will significantly change the parameters of their mandatory reporting obligations. With the commencement of the Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017 (SA) and its associated regulations, almost all the pieces of …

Assessment and reporting – Pedagogy or Politics?

The Independent Education Union of Australia believes that assessment and reporting policies and practices must by developed by education authorities in collaboration with the teaching profession to ensure that such practices are valid, reliable, fair, equitable, and motivate students to further develop their learning. The …