It’s time to reclaim our profession and demand that we be heard by those who influence public education.
Respect is our campaign to reclaim our professional voice and demand conditions, strategies and policies that can really improve public education and student learning outcomes.
Respect is the campaign that will ensure AEU members are heard in the lead up to the State Election on 17 March and throughout our negotiations for new enterprise agreements.
The AEU has developed a position paper - Respect: Public Education Priorities 2018 and beyond that provides a well reasoned rationale for broad support for Public Education and measures needed to improve learning and teaching in preschools, schools and TAFE. Political parties will have to declare where they stand on:
To succeed in this campaign we must work together and stay strong when the going gets tough. This means:
AEU Branch Council met on April 7 and endorsed the seven point plan that reflects the Union's priorities for 2018 and beyond.
The document is available to download via the link below.
AEU (SA) Respect the Education Profession (PDF)