Your Workplace ContactsMay 14, 2018
The resolution of a dispute at Narraweena Public School on the northern beaches inspired Federation Representative Pierre-Yves Dejean to coin a new union catchcry: “Divided we beg, united we bargain!”
Budget puts big business ahead of educationMay 12, 2018
Federation welcomes Labor’s commitment to restore, in full, the $17 billion cut from schools by the Turnbull Government.
Damaging policy cuts schools’ supportMay 11, 2018
It is critical that Federation members and public school communities remain committed to holding governments to meeting the minimum resource standard, as detailed in the Fair Funding Now campaign, so schools can adequately address the learning needs of all students.
Paper planeMay 11, 2018
My new school likes to celebrate birthdays. Since starting there, I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve gathered in the staff room to sing happy birthday and eat piles of food generously brought in by colleagues. It’s safe to say that life is good. Who doesn’t love a morning tea?
Labor budget response commits to restoring funding to public schools and TAFEMay 11, 2018
The NSW Teachers Federation welcomes Labor’s commitment to restore in full the $17 billion cut from schools by the Turnbull Government.
President dashes minister’s attackMay 11, 2018
Teachers, as a grouping, generally like to follow the rules. They like to know the boundaries, they like their students to follow the rules (sometimes with more or less success) but if the rules are wrong they have a duty, a professional obligation, to speak out — sometimes as individuals, sometimes as a collective voice. The collective is always more powerful.
Association works towards wider participationMay 10, 2018
As the first term of the 2018 school year came to an end, teachers from the St Marys-Mt Druitt Association gathered for an afternoon of barefoot bowls and pizza.
Turnbull’s Budget fails our childrenMay 09, 2018
The federal Budget has failed to deliver fair funding for public schools, with the Turnbull Government yet again prioritising big business over our children and their future.