This Thursday, Australian Education Union (AEU) members around South Australia will withdraw half a day's worth of their labour in order to persuade the Department Of Education on a handful of issues.
From 8.40am until 12.15pm, a number of Roxby Downs Area School (RDAS) teachers will be standing by the AEU as proposed changes by the Department of Education will directly affect teachers in regional and rural areas.
Cyrus Weir is a teacher at the RDAS who will be standing with the AEU on Thursday morning. He spoke with RoxFM to explain why action needs to be taken.
"The Union are in the process of negotiating working conditions and pay, and all sorts of things surrounding teaching, and we've come to a bit of a stand-still where the Union has identified some key items that they'd like to go in and fight for, and the Department has identified some things they'd like to do moving forward in the education space.
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