Today, Premier Mark McGowan and Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery announced changes to government school learning to take place beginning Monday March 30 in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
It is expected that independent and Catholic schools will introduce their own suitable arrangements.
This comes following news that Queensland and South Australian schools will transition to being pupil-free in coming weeks.
The IEU appreciates the recognition of teachers’ and school staff’s work over this period. However, there is no recognition of the workload issues that teachers are currently facing and will continue to face.
All members will receive a comprehensive update on Friday 27 March.