Teachers vote overwhelmingly to accept pay offer from NSW GovernmentJune 20, 2017
Teachers vote overwhelmingly to accept pay offer from NSW Government
Pay increases won for HSC exam markersJune 15, 2017
Higher School Certificate (HSC) markers will receive a pay increase in 2017 and 2018.
‘Don’t give up the fight: keep lobbying’, urges Gonski campaignerJune 05, 2017
Veteran Gonski campaigner Dianne Byers urges teachers and parents to keep up their efforts to achieve needs-based funding for schools, as outlined in the signed NSW Gonski agreement. “Continue to lobby all MPs and senators in the federal parliament. Keep tweeting, emailing, visiting and Facebooking,” she says. “As long as it takes, our students are worth it.”
National Gonski WeekJune 05, 2017
The NSW-Commonwealth Gonski agreement provides NSW public schools the greatest funding increases over the next two years. This is now under threat because the Federal Government is refusing to honour its funding share of the agreement. In total, this will be a $846 million cut to NSW public schools. Funding figures for each NSW public school can be found here.
Talking and questioning improves student outcomes: CPL courseMay 29, 2017
Ways to increase students' attention spans were shared at the Centre for Professional Learning's Improving Student Learning by Creating a Thinking Classroom course today. The brain is looking for novelty, presenter Sandra Rohan said. Other tools for increasing student attention spans include incorporating humour, music, movement, choice and games.
Public Education Day, 25 May 2017May 25, 2017
A message from Maurie Mulheron, President NSW Teachers Federation
A cuppa and a chat with your MP to mark Public Education DayMay 25, 2017
Federation members and staff celebrated Public Education Day today with a morning tea during which they lobbied state and federal representatives to keep faith with the original full Gonski schools funding plan.
When commercialisation meets education: scripted lessonsMay 22, 2017
The challenge to reverse the growing commercialisation and privatisation of education requires solidarity across nations, Education International project director Angelo Gavrielatos told Federation's 20th Aboriginal Members Conference on Saturday.