« Victorian Prime Minister Daniel Andrews was elected with a promise to save TAFE, but it appears that his government does not support TAFE teachers and is ready to allow TAFE CEOs to undermine the agreement. » Its measures « are in line with the educational agreements agreed in the agreement that all TAFE CEOs signed in 2018, » Peace said. We have created webinars to support the implementation and declaration of the agreement. Click below, and searh for TAFE-specific training to access these recordings. Links to individual business agreements on the Fair Work Australia website A teacher at the Bendigo Kangan Institute, who requested anonymity, said that after the move, personal lessons had gone from an average of 21 hours per week, as stipulated in the enterprise agreement, to 27 to 30 hours of classes for many teachers. The Federation, Victoria University, Swinburne University and RMIT TAFEs did not join the other institutes to rewrite the labour agreement. Several TAFE institutes met last week to ask the Fair Labour Committee to amend the text of the current multi-company agreement they signed in October last year to clarify that classroom evaluation should not be taken into account during school hours. If an enterprise agreement is in effect, the premium does not apply. TAFE`s Victoriaville teachers in stand-alone institutes are covered by the 2018 TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement (MEA 2018). To access these or other modern awards, go fwcgov.au/awards-and-agreements/awards and use the « Modern Awards Decisions » category in your search. The keyword search is in the left sidebar. Your enterprise agreement defines the terms and conditions of your work, including your compensation, leave, work settlement and dispute resolution process. Thousands of TAFE`s Victorian teachers are about to go to war with their employers, TAFE`s public institutes, to increase their teaching burden without a pay increase. « For the TAFE institutes, it is a lack of respect for TAFE teachers and a blatant grip for more hours of classes in order to achieve greater productivity among AEU members, which has never been agreed upon, » said Meredith Peace, the union`s Victorian branch.
Several of TAFE`s national institutes have applied to Fair Work to tear up their employment contracts with teachers and force teachers to spend more hours of personal instruction. But the institutes want to prevent teachers from studying in the classroom, even though they accepted this clause just over a year ago.