Change afoot as NSW Government responds to Disability Inquiry recommendationsMarch 30, 2018
The Berejiklian Government has tabled its response to the recommendations of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Education of Students with a Disability or Special Needs in NSW.
International Day of People with DisabilityDecember 05, 2017
Our public schools are an important cornerstone for the progressive realisation that enables people with disability to be active contributors to society.
Supporting teachers for equityDecember 01, 2017
TAFE Enterprise Agreement Joint CommuniqueNovember 28, 2017
TAFE Enterprise Agreement Joint Communique
Federation joins call for rigorous review of Leading Learning 4 All resourceOctober 18, 2017
Prominent disability advocates, academics and organisations have penned an open letter to federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham regarding significant concerns about the Leading Learning 4 All (LL4All) resource, funded by the Commonwealth government and launched early this year.
Strong basis exists for increased special education fundingJuly 03, 2017
Solid ground exists on which to conduct future campaigning for special education funding after the dumping of the Gonski needs-based schools funding model by the Turnbull government, Federation Annual Conference delegates heard today (Monday).
Teachers and Parents condemn Pauline Hanson for her comments about students with disabilityJune 22, 2017
Senator Hanson's comments yesterday that students with disability should be segregated from their peers at school are ill informed and deeply offensive. Hanson’s comments have rightly drawn condemnation from all directions, including teachers, parents and advocates for students with disability.
Just a few days left to tell inquiry what's needed to support students with disabilitiesFebruary 20, 2017
"Every school and every teacher needs to ensure that they have made a submission into the NSW parliament inquiry into students with disability, Guildford West Public School assistant principal and Federation executive member Kathryn Bellach says. "Write a school one together and then encourage every teacher to select a part out of it and use it as the basis for an individual submission — the more the better."