President calls on state’s dedicated teachers to take action on schools fundingFebruary 01, 2018
NSW has such an outstanding public education system due to the dedication and commitment of our teachers, Federation Maurie Mulheron says in a video that welcomes teachers back for the 2018 school year.
Government figures confirm cuts to NSW public schoolsFebruary 01, 2018
The NSW Teachers Federation joins the Australian Education Union’s call for school funding to be allocated to address educational inequality. The renewed call comes in response to Productivity Commission data released today that shows government funding for private schools growing at a 60 per cent higher rate than funding for public schools.
NSW Government in hot seat over priorities: classroom conditions versus stadiumsJanuary 31, 2018
Inadequate cooling and heating in NSW public schools reflects decades of lack of investment in school infrastructure, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said today.
Robo-Marking offline...for nowJanuary 30, 2018
The Education Council has taken robo-marking of NAPLAN essays off the agenda but Federation President Maurie Mulheron urged teachers to be “alert” as edu-businesses would not easily give up on the idea.
Your union: 60,000 strong and growingDecember 31, 2017
A consistent focus on the recruitment of new members has resulted in significant membership growth in 2017.
Time to meet the needDecember 15, 2017
Every day the capacity of our schools to do the very best by our students is compromised by a lack of resources.
Public school students shine in HSCDecember 14, 2017
Federation congratulates schools, teachers and students in the state’s public schools for their outstanding performance in this year’s HSC results.
Federation launches review of NAPLAN onlineDecember 14, 2017
Federation has written to members asking them to share their experiences of the Department’s trial of NAPLAN Online as part of a review of its introduction. In response to increased concern about NAPLAN testing and its move online, the review was endorsed by the Annual Conference policy decision, titled “The future of assessment and testing”.