NAPLAN fosters bad writing: expertApril 09, 2018
World-leading figure in writing assessment Dr Les Perelman is suggesting a new approach for the NAPLAN major writing task.
Training course seeks to engage wider communityApril 05, 2018
As a part of the Fair Funding Now campaign, Federation has conducted six targeted campaign training days involving Federation Representatives, parents and principals in the key electorates of Banks, Gilmore, Page and Robertson.
Your say: Let's not forget our shared historyApril 04, 2018
Bruce Pascoe's remarkable 2014 account of how Aboriginal Australia, upon first contact, had a sedentary agricultural economy, even in what is now referred to as the “dead centre” of the country, is a lesson in how non-Aboriginal Australians have forgotten our shared history.
Public outrage at bus privatisationApril 03, 2018
The privatisation of public services is an issue close to the hearts of public school teachers.
Startling figures support funding campaignApril 03, 2018
A national report that shows the declining performance of our most disadvantaged school students will cost the country at least $120 billion in coming decades, reinforced Federation’s campaign for fairer public school funding, President Maurie Mulheron said.
Book ReviewsApril 02, 2018
This editions book reviews include: Ambulance Ambulance! Macbeth, Game of Mates: How Favours Bleed the Nation
There’s nothing casual about teachingApril 01, 2018
What mandatory training must a casual teacher undertake?
Overwhelming response to workload surveyMarch 31, 2018
Federation thanks the more than 18,200 members who responded to the survey “Understanding work in schools – the foundation for teaching and learning”, which closed on 26 March.