Beginning Teacher conferences worth the travel timeJune 08, 2018
Federation’s Beginning Teacher conferences are attracting teachers from hundreds of kilometres away who come to participate in a fun and informative weekend of professional learning.
Campaign wins recurrent funding increaseJune 08, 2018
While the Turnbull Government has refused to fund its share of the final two years of the NSW Gonski agreement, the schools funding campaign has been successful in attracting an additional $1.4 billion to NSW public schools since 2014.
Stokes prioritises administrative workload reductionJune 07, 2018
NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes says he shares “concerns that a teacher’s core role of educating children in the classroom can be adversely affected by the administrative burden” in a letter to Federation, dated 1 June.
Incentive restored for rural and remote schoolsJune 06, 2018
The ability for our hardest-to-staff schools to convert long-term temporary appointments into permanent positions above establishment has been restored.
Paper planeJune 06, 2018
Last week, I arrived at school, attended my morning briefing, sat down at my desk and had a feeling that I should be somewhere else. Not on a tropical island or at home in my bed, but a real feeling that I wasn’t supposed to be at work.
Federation takes pay discrepancy to MinisterJune 06, 2018
Federation has written to the NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes seeking to resolve discrepancies that arose out of the transition to standards-based pay.
Stokes prioritises administrative workload reductionJune 05, 2018
Education Minister Rob Stokes says he shares “concerns that a teacher’s core role of educating children in the classroom can be adversely affected by the administrative burden,” in a letter to Federation, dated 1 June.
Public school system is one of the greatest agents of changeMay 25, 2018
The first Aboriginal Australian to graduate from Harvard Law School has labelled the Australian public school system as one of the greatest agents of change for the nation.