Survey reveals high workloads and stress for school staff


A survey of almost 3,000 public school teachers and principals has revealed that increasing workloads are leading to very high levels of workplace stress.

The State School Teachers’ Union survey found 82% of teachers and 79% of principals reported ‘high’ or ‘very high’ stress levels.

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State election campaign launch

DATE: 06/10/2016

The State School Teachers’ Union will host an event today to officially launch its position paper for the 2017 state election, calling for better support for schools, more education staff and lower TAFE fees.

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Union calls out Federal Government on school funding

DATE: 22/09/2016

The State School Teachers’ Union has accused the Federal Government of pursuing a new funding model for schools in an attempt to disguise the fact that it’s refusing to honour the full six years of Gonski funding.

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