A new union for teachers is touring the Darling Downs and South West this week, encouraging staff to speak up about violence and other issues in rural schools. The TPAQ - Teachers' Professional Association of Queensland says it's a non-political alternative, to the QTU … [Read more...] about WIN NEWS TOOWOOMBA: Teachers Professional Association of Queensland
TRACY TULLY was stood down as principal of Charleville state high school in April 2011. After writing a book about her experiences, she is touring western Qld this week with the Teachers' Professional Association of Queensland. Here she details the campaign to oust her from her job. 'IT WAS a regular school day in term one 2011 when I received a … [Read more...] about ‘A Dangerous Culture That’s Out Of Control’
"One of the major issues most of us face, is finding the energy to go the distance each day. What baffles many, is developing the discipline needed to build enthusiasm to develop our physical, mental and emotional endurance." - Tracy Tully … [Read more...] about FEARless – Buckle Up, Build Resilience
Tracy Tully 2nd October 2020 “Too little too late, smoke and mirrors to muzzle the mob”, says former senior principal Tracy Tully, following the June announcement by Qld Education Minister Grace Grace. Responding to the national media’s bright spotlight on Australian school principal abuse she tweeted “Great to launch our strategy today with key … [Read more...] about MUZZLE THE MOB
It was 2018, and Tracy Tully was only at the doctors to get a script filled when they decided to check her blood pressure while she was there. “This can’t be right, are you a bit stressed?” the doctor asked, after seeing the sky-high reading on the screen. “Yeah… a bit,” Tracy said with a laugh. A bit stressed was an understatement, to say the … [Read more...] about Tracy spent 38 years working as a principal in QLD schools. The stress nearly killed her.
For many of us, when we look in the mirror at our reflection, we initially see ourselves as the person we wish to be. But if you wait long enough, your true image starts to become clearer, much like a digital photo calibrating. The culture of ‘selfies’ can mask the reality of our lives to the viewer and possibly to ourselves. It is a … [Read more...] about Reflections in The Mirror of Change