Standing-room only at HSC English conferenceMarch 23, 2018
Today’s HSC English conference was standing-room only and Mark Scott saw firsthand how our membership engages in professional learning opportunities.
The dawn of teacher unionism among NSW public school teachersMarch 22, 2018
In the early years of the 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.
Your workplace contactsMarch 20, 2018
The importance of a collective voice in education is not only vital for teachers but also students, says Port Macquarie teacher Amy Harland.
2018 Principals’ ConferenceMarch 09, 2018
Federation’s 2018 Principals’ Conference aimed to help Principals understand and navigate the changing nature of work in schools. In an opening address, President Maurie Mulheron singled out the Department’s Local Schools, Local Decision policy as the primary driver of increased workload in schools.
Resourcing brings results; calls for review of NAPLANMarch 07, 2018
Improvements in student outcomes are due to additional resourcing won in the Gonski campaign, not because of NAPLAN testing.
Guns don't belong in schoolsMarch 06, 2018
Gun violence in schools was raised at the Australian Education Union's annual federal conference, held recently in Melbourne.
Funding cut set to biteMarch 02, 2018
This was to be the year of a significant school funding uplift, intended to bring hundreds of NSW public schools closer to the minimum Schooling Resource Standard (SRS).
Policy core threat to public schoolsMarch 02, 2018
In the lead up to the March 2019 NSW election, Federation will continue to expose the Department’s Local Schools, Local Decisions policy as the single greatest threat to teacher permanency and high-quality, high-equity public schooling for all students.