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Are you a leaf, trunk or root?

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CCER’s Desiree Blackett explains how our approach to work is much like a tree.   We all share one thing in common.  We are all sensory beings.   Most of us know the 5 senses,  touch, hearing, taste, sight and smell.  Some of you may also be aware of two more – the vestibular sense, or…

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Professional Development Opportunities

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CCER continues to conduct a variety of training and networking events giving members the chance to top-up their managerial skills and connect with colleagues.  The most recent of these saw staff from the Systemic Schools system get together on 19 September to discuss matters affecting their sector.  Of particular interest were two case law updates…

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New annual leave terms for early childhood teachers

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The FWC has amended the Educational Services (Teachers) Award to include new terms  for taking annual leave in advance, excessive accruals and cashing out leave. But, they only extend to services operating 48 weeks or more per year. The new provisions  take effect on the first full pay period on or after May 24th, 2017….

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New pay agreement for Principals to value primary education

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The Catholic Commission of Employment Relations (CCER) has announced that a new pay agreement to equalise pay across primary and secondary school principals has won majority support. CCER Executive Director Tony Farley, who led the negotiation and pushed for this significant change, said it was an essential step in recognising the unique value and contribution…

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