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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Harmony Day March 21, 2018

The 21st March takes its rise from the Sharpeville massacre that took place during Apartheid South Africa which occurred on this date in 1960. This saw a military response to a civil rights movement and since that date has been acknowledged as the day that freedom from racial discrimination is maintained as a human right.

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The President writes: The Tide is Turning

This year is the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the National Assessment Program — Literacy and Numeracy, known simply as NAPLAN. And it’s time to be frank.

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Paper Plane

Paper Plane March 22, 2018

Being the new teacher at school means constantly being introduced to people and then promptly forgetting their name and the position they hold. It also means being rather attached to the screen shot of the school map that you took to make it look less obvious that you had no idea where you were going.

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The Federation offers its support to teachers and schools in the areas affected by the devastating bushfires in Tathra. The NSW Teachers Federation is aware that a number of teachers live in the area and may have lost their homes and/or suffered damage to property as a result of the bushfires.
March 21, 2018
Throughout the centenary year, Education will feature a series of four-page souvenir sections that retrace 100 years of the union and its place in history.
March 05, 2018
Council report: 17 February 2018
March 02, 2018