The AIS said negotiations for teachers and support staff in AIS schools will not start until mid-August. The AIS continues to advise member schools on salary increases for 2021 and beyond. EUI offices across the country have sent messages of solidarity to EUI NSW/ACT members as they take industrial action following a dispute with the Catholic Labour Relations Board that denies Catholic teachers and auxiliaries the right to arbitration. In a statement released today, the president of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) NSW called on employers and schools to waive employee requirements, obtain certificates and permissions from family doctors when seeking access to personal leave. Schools across NSW have received guidance to support the planning of the High School Certificate Written Examinations (HSC) which will start on 20 October. NSW Health`s current advice on face masks does not require use, but is recommended in certain circumstances. NSW public school principals have been ordered to allow teachers to wear masks in the classroom if they wish, and the EUI expects our members to be attended. Dr. Adam Fraser is offering educators, with the support of the Teachers Mutual Bank, a free online workshop to exchange evidence-based research and practical tangible methods. “The Third Space” and help you develop behavioral agility. Some early education centers offer incentives such as free iPads and cheap vacations to encourage parents to enroll their children in their service. On June 14th, celebrate the Staff Day Education Championship in your school! The EU and new Zealand education union NZEI TE RIU ROA have teamed up to celebrate this important annual event.
A letter was distributed to Catholic school staff explaining why the agreement offered to them by Catholic employers deprives them of their basic labour rights. At Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Ltd (DOSCEL), we want to offer every student in our diocese a quality Catholic education. We want to help students become successful learners, who learn to know, appreciate and use the traditions of gift of life and the teaching of the Catholic faith. For many years, classroom and school administration staff in Catholic systemic schools have been able to take on playground supervision duties. The EUI has written to school heads and heads of schools in independent schools who are involved in the ongoing negotiations on multi-company agreements with the AIS. The letter addresses the unclear assertions of the principals that there is no delay in the negotiations and that negotiations are still ongoing. The IEUA NSW/ACT Branch has written to ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr in support of his intention to amend the Discrimination Act 1991 to remove exceptions for non-governmental schools with respect to staff and pupils. . . .