Local unity essential in global fight against school privatisationJuly 13, 2018
The rise in commercialisation of public schools around the world must be opposed through union solidarity, according to Education International project director Angelo Gavrielatos.
Quality school infrastructure — an issue for state and federal governmentsJuly 12, 2018
Federation rejects the unilateral imposition of open-space learning on new and existing schools.
Salaries and funding among campaign issues for NSW state electionJuly 11, 2018
Federation will campaign for a significant breakthrough in teacher salaries in the next award — without trade-offs — Federation’s Annual Conference determined.
Change the Rules: Overturn the NSW Public Sector Wages PolicyJuly 10, 2018
Federation will campaign with other public sector unions and Unions NSW to overturn the NSW Public Sector Wages policy and restore the right of public sector workers to pursue wage claims in the Industrial Relations Commission unfettered by Government policy, Annual Conference determined on Monday.
Federation has a key role to play in ACTU’s Change the Rules campaignJuly 10, 2018
Federation has an essential role to play in the Australian Council of Trade Union’s Change the Rules campaign, ACTU Secretary Sally McManus told the union’s 100th Annual Conference.
Australia must learn lessons from UK education systemJuly 10, 2018
Parallels between the challenges facing teacher unions in the UK and Australia emphasise the benefits of teacher solidarity across borders, UK National Education Union Joint General Secretary Kevin Courtney said at Federation’s Annual Conference.
Enhanced staffing — not cuts — needed to improve quality and equityJuly 09, 2018
Federation is calling on the State Government and Education Department to improve permanent staffing levels in all settings, in support of a high quality/high equity public school system.
Profession offers suggestions to shift workload focus to teaching and learningJuly 09, 2018
Immediate action is needed to address the “very substantial, potentially debilitating and growing” demands upon teachers, “particularly in relation to administrative work”, a new report by Sydney and Curtin university academics.