The Guardian • education

Issue #2021

Public sector alliance rally – WA

In Western Australia there has been a campaign of industrial activity over the past six weeks by more than ten trade unions who make up...

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Issue #1949

Ever increasing precarity for public education amidst TAFE funding cuts and privatisation

The Federal Government continues to neglect public Vocational Education and Training, diminishing accessibility for many Australians.

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Issue #2022

The Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic: socialist construction 1921-1941

This is part two of a series on the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, which was a founding republic of the Soviet Union (founded in 1922)....

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Issue #2022

The 2022 Tibet Think Tank Forum

On 26th August this year, I participated in the China Tibet Think Tank International Forum, hosted by the Institute of Tibet Studies in Beijing. It...

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Issue #2024

Defence programmes in SA schools

In 2010 the then-Federal Government announced a pilot programme to develop a defence curriculum. Three South Australian government schools were initially selected to develop this...

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Issue #2018


On the back of a decade of campaigning by unions for ten days paid family and domestic violence leave, the Albanese Government has introduced legislation...

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Issue #1995

Commonwealth pushes to rework national curriculum

Federal Education Minister Stuart Robert has gone public with his belief that school curriculums should be teaching our kids “what it means to be Australian.”...

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2019


Are we really a “judeo-christian” society? Does our society really “empower” us? Well it depends on who you ask in this fortnight’s edition of Weasel...

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Issue #2027

Canberra branch celebrates formal launch

On Saturday, members and friends met to celebrate the official launch of the Canberra branch of the CPA. Having formed earlier this year, its first...

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Issue #2032

We demand more for teachers

Education was one of the industries most effected by the COVID-19 pandemic with teachers experiencing some of the worst workplace conditions with inadequate resources. But...

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Issue #2011


Welcome to Weasel Words! This is a new fortnightly column where we look at the ways certain words are being used in our society to...

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Issue #2012

Open letter to the Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Anthony Albanese MP Prime Minister Parliament House CANBERRA ACT 2600 21 June 2022 Dear Prime Minister Albanese, The Communist Party of Australia wishes...

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Issue #1966

Fund public schools!

The disparity between the working class and the wealthy in Australia manifests itself in many ways across the country.

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Issue #1978

McCarthyism on the rise in Australian universities

In Australia’s latest self-sabotaging attack on China, the Morrison government has released a proposal that targets students and academics at Australian universities

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Issue #2003

More support for teachers needed

While the Morrison government acts as if the pandemic is for all intents and purposes  over, workers on the frontlines know that this is far from...

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Issue #2024

“Put children before profit”

Tens of thousands of early childhood educators walked off the job across the country to take part in rallies and marches on 7th September. More...

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Issue #2008

Private schools got richer under JobKeeper

To say that JobKeeper was a program designed to benefit the ruling class during the pandemic would be an understatement. As we have seen, Harvey...

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Issue #1969

Teachers demand Federal Government make their vaccinations a “priority”

The Australian Education Union (AEU) wants educators across the country to be considered higher up on the list for those to be inoculated against COVID-19.

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Issue #2031

Class war budget

The budget, delivered on 25th October, is set in the context of a looming global recession, ongoing wars, rocketing prices, extreme weather events, famine, and...

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Issue #2034

Fight back against anti-education rhetoric

Pauline Hanson is doing what she does best: pushing bills that further marginalise minority communities that don’t fit into her conservative outlook. This time, Hanson...

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Issue #2002

Budget 2022-23 – CLASS WAR

The budget announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is a pre-election, last ditch, vote-buying exercise from the Morrison government. Voters struggling with rising prices and falling...

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Issue #2009

Feet on the ground

After nine years of corrupt, anti-people, climate deniers in office, the newly elected Albanese Labor government faces many challenges. Expectations of real change are high,...

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