Normal school operations must endMarch 25, 2020
Federation has today called on the Government to stop delaying the inevitable and put the health and safety of students and staff first during the COVID-19 crisis.
24 hours: Federation in actionMarch 25, 2020
At the height of government-fuelled confusion over the operation of schools as COVID-19 spiked in NSW, Federation was able achieve some clarity in the interest of all our members’ health and safety.
Teachers and principals are not dispensableMarch 23, 2020
In light of contradictory health advice from the Prime Minister last night and the failure of the NSW Premier to provide an unequivocal decision on schools, Federation regards the situation “a recipe for chaos”.
New schools’ Award approved by Industrial Relations CommissionMarch 19, 2020
The Industrial Relations Commission has handed down orders bringing the Crown Employees (Teachers in Schools and Related Employees) Salaries and Conditions Award 2020 into effect from 1 January, 2020.
Make your voice heard on family and domestic violenceMarch 18, 2020
In response to the recent horrific murders of Hannah Clarke and her three children in Queensland in February, many people are questioning how this can happen.
Category: Women in Education
Advice for schools ‘conflicting, contradictory and impossible’March 17, 2020
As teachers and principals are being required to shoulder considerable responsibility with respect to the health of students and the broader community during the COVID-19 outbreak, Federation has demanded clear advice from state and federal governments.
Join the Palm Sunday Peace Rally for RefugeesMarch 16, 2020
This year’s Palm Sunday Peace Rally for Refugees will call on the Federal Government to offer permanent protection and the chance of family reunion to all refugees and those seeking asylum.
Category: Peace and Environment
Specialists who go by the booksMarch 13, 2020
As a teacher-librarian at Fairvale Public School, I work with a team to align library lessons and activities to our school’s strategic directions and to integrate outcomes and content from the learning areas in the NSW curriculum.
Category: Special Interest Groups
Sexual harassment pervasive in Australian workplacesMarch 12, 2020
A national inquiry has found that sexual harassment in Australian workplaces is “widespread and pervasive” and equally shocking is the “gendered and intersectional nature of workplace sexual harassment”.
Category: Women in Education
Members give up their holidays for othersMarch 12, 2020
NSW’s inordinate need for the skills of Rural Fire Service volunteers this summer had some teachers working extremely hard for strangers during the vacation period.
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