Shoring up support for our Beginning TeachersMarch 02, 2018
With the start of the new school year, Federation has received a number of inquiries about the use of beginning teacher support funds in schools.
History Lesson: Teaching in the early daysMarch 02, 2018
The earliest teachers in what is now the state of NSW were Aboriginal men and women. They taught life skills and tribal awareness via ceremony, dance, lore, oral storytelling and art.
Turnbull Government’s political ads rip $10m out of school fundingMarch 01, 2018
The Federal Education Department has been caught misleading Australian parents over funding of almost $10 million for an advertising campaign with money that should have gone to schools.
Your workplace contactsMarch 01, 2018
Teaching in a small country community comes with its challenges but mainly rewards for Donna McLaughlan, Fed Rep at Canowindra Public School.
Richest schools get orchestra pits while Turnbull leaves public schools under-resourcedFebruary 25, 2018
Share your opinions about work and workload in schoolsFebruary 22, 2018
In response to the growing number of concerns raised by members about increasing and excessive workload, Federation has commissioned a research team of academics from the University of Sydney and Curtin University to investigate the nature and source of workload in schools.
Federation welcomes decoupling of NAPLAN from HSCFebruary 22, 2018
Federation welcomes the announcement by NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes that NAPLAN will be decoupled from the HSC.
Status of the profession under threatFebruary 12, 2018
Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham's plan to undermine teacher standards risks the quality of education provision and will lower the status of the profession, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said today.