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Qualified primary music teachers in short supply

In the past 14 years, Australian universities have cut music education training for generalist primary teachers in half, leaving thousands unable to fulfil their responsibilities under the curriculum, new research shows. According to the Fading Notes Report, the time and value dedicated to music learning within primary teaching degrees is at an all-time low.
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Union calls for NSW Government to scrap cap to address teacher shortages

The Independent Education Union of Australia NSW and ACT Branch – representing more than 32,000 teachers, support staff, and principals in the non-government education sector – is calling on the NSW Government to immediately scrap the wage cap for government-funded education employees and support staff. Read More