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Here you can find press articles, radio and video reports on the SQTE project.

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Media reports on the open letter to Education Minister Polaschek in the context of the SQTE project

Here you can find links to the open letter to Education Minister Polaschek in the wording as well as to press articles, radio and TV contributions.

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Wiener Zeitung of 08/04/2022: Schulleiter fordern mehr Unterstützung bei Administration

40 headmasters and headmistresses of all types of schools addressed an open letter to Education Minister Polaschek at the end of March, while trade unionists demanded a bonus for all teachers. Wiener Zeitung reported on 08/04/2022.

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Neue Vorarlberger Zeitung from 07/04/2022: Hilferuf aus den Schuldirektionen

The Neue Vorarlberger Zeitung reported on 07/04/2022 about the open letter of 40 executives to Minister of Education Polaschek, in which they drew attention to the precarious situation at domestic schools, especially the situation of principals.

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ORF Radio 10:00 News from 07/04/2022

ORF Radio reported on 07.04.2022 in the 10:00 news about demands of about 40 Austrian school headmasters and their appeal to Minister of Education Martin Polaschek.

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ORF Radio Ö1 Morgenjournal from 07/04/2022

ORF Radio reported on the SQTE study in the Ö1 Morgenjournal of 07.04.2022. In an open letter from school headmasters and educational scientists to Minister of Education Martin Polaschek, they demanded measures to make the profession of headmaster more attractive, such as more support staff for administrative activities in middle management.

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ORF 2 Zeit im Bild | ZIB 1 from 06/04/2022

In a letter to the Minister of Education, Martin Polaschek, school headmasters and educational scientists demanded that the workload of school headmasters be relieved by administrative support staff. About 5,000 head teachers in the compulsory and federal school sector received a special payment due to their higher commitment during the Corona pandemic. The union sees its demands to the Minister of Education, Martin Polaschek, only partially met and expects financial recognition for all teachers. ORF Zeit im Bild reported on 06.04.2022.

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Kathpress of 06/04/2022: Schulleiter-Hilferuf an Minister Polaschek: Viel zu viel Administration

40 school leaders surveyed by KPH Vienna/Krems addressed an open letter to Education Minister Martin Polaschek and the Ministry of Education to demand more autonomy and room for manoeuvre. Kathpress reported on 06.04.2022.

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ORF 2 Aktuell nach Eins from 04/10/2021

In “Aktuell nach Eins” (ORF 2) of 04.10.2021, Roland Bernhard, in an interview with Stefan Gehrer, pleaded for a “prestige and charm offensive” for teachers, expressed in better pay and positive media coverage to make their commitment visible. School directors should be relieved by outsourcing administrative activities, which have increased during the Corona pandemic, so that they can focus more on school quality management.

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