Fair Funding Now! national week of action to focus on community campaigningAugust 21, 2018
Market stalls, P&C meetings and face-to-face conversations with parents and community members at the school gate will be the focus of a national week of action in the Fair Funding Now! campaign from 3-9 September.
History Lesson: Salaries campaigning: An endurance test requiring all membersAugust 21, 2018
In the early 20th century, growing numbers of teachers began realising that the only path to salary justice was to organise and fight for the right to appear before an independent tribunal, rather than rely on the sympathetic promises of politicians.
Affordable housing for teachersAugust 20, 2018
A residential project planned for Miranda will provide affordable housing for teachers and other key workers in the Sutherland Shire, Federation General Secretary John Dixon told August Council.
There’s nothing casual about teachingAugust 19, 2018
For those casual teachers who received a Working With Children Check (WWCC) in 2013, the process for renewals began from June 2018.
High Court action supported by FederationAugust 19, 2018
The Teachers Federation has joined in legal action to the High Court, initiated by Unions NSW, in response to the NSW Government’s attempt to severely limit the capacity of unions to vigorously and publicly articulate matters on behalf of members in the context of the forthcoming state election campaign.
Paper planeAugust 17, 2018
As someone who is secondary trained and has always worked with teenagers, suddenly finding myself working in a primary context has been a big change.
Association Spotlight: BarrierAugust 17, 2018
The Barrier Teachers Association serves Broken Hill, Menindee and Wilcannia and boasts a 95 per cent membership rate. Many of our new teachers originate from the NSW east coast and they find the TA’s social network supportive and welcoming.
Your workplace contactsAugust 16, 2018
Encouraging members to understand their working rights and empowering them to speak up is an essential role of being a school Fed Rep, according to Diane Dass from Kellyville High School in Sydney’s north-west.