First steps to reclaiming teaching and learning focusAugust 26, 2018
NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes has proposed a working group aimed at reducing the administrative burden on schools, arising from discussions with Federation on the initial and final findings of the research project “Understanding Work in Schools: The Foundation for Teaching and Learning”, commissioned by the union.
Your Say: Power of educating the parentAugust 26, 2018
As Professor Ken Robinson, educational guru and activist, rightly pointed out at the recent Education Expo, the education industry is ripe for disruption. So how do we do that?
Department of Education Evaluation of the Compressed CurriculumAugust 24, 2018
The Department’s Centre for Education, Statistics and Evaluation is undertaking a review of the Compressed Curriculum in 2018. T
Further delays to payroll while missing pay is rectifiedAugust 23, 2018
The Department has advised all affected teachers of further delays to the rollout of the SAP HR/Payroll system.
Amidst political chaos, schools need funding certaintyAugust 23, 2018
While there’s ongoing political turmoil in Canberra, students in Australian public schools are missing out on much needed support, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said today.
Clarification on work placement contactAugust 23, 2018
Site visits are not mandatory for contact with students on work experience or work placement, it has been confirmed.
Your say: You are the unionAugust 22, 2018
If it wasn’t for Federation, our work would be even more difficult than what we face today. We need to honour the work of the dedicated unionists who’ve gone before us.
Historic school photos to feature in centenary exhibitionAugust 22, 2018
As part of the union’s centenary celebrations, Federation has undertaken a year-long research and curatorial project to bring you Unity! Strength! Justice! — an exhibition that tells the stories of Federation’s 100 years of activism in support of public education.