Focus on members’ needsMarch 10, 2020
Commitments, a listening ear and a shoulder to lean on provides support to members to rebuild after crisis
Classes in disarray amid fire clean-upMarch 10, 2020
As communities on the NSW South Coast continue the clean-up effort after the destructive bushfires, TAFE courses are in disarray with enrolments down and classes cancelled.
Asia-Pacific: Education leaders highlight challenges around rights, climate, and privatisationMarch 10, 2020
The Education International Asia-Pacific Regional Committee meeting focused on union responses to threats to human and trade union rights, the impact of climate change, and growing privatisation in education.
International Day of Education: the world needs another 69 million teachersMarch 09, 2020
On the International Day of Education, unions warn that the world is not facing a global learning crisis, but a global education funding crisis.
Prisons struggling to fill teacher positionsMarch 09, 2020
The NSW Inspector of Custodial Services’ report has delivered a damning assessment of the failed privatisation of adult education in NSW prisons.
Category: Corrective Services
Units set path for learningMarch 09, 2020
Units of work to support the teaching of themes present in the film naa muru gurung (to see a path for children) are set to be released by Federation soon.
Category: Aboriginal Education
Tree Levy provides real growthMarch 09, 2020
An oasis of native trees, shrubs and grasses has flourished at an inner Sydney school after it received a Tree Levy Grant from Federation eight years ago.
Category: Peace and Environment
World’s unions call for action from PMMarch 08, 2020
Education unions from around the world have written a strident rebuke of the Morrison Government’s environmental record calling for urgent action to address the climate emergency after Australia’s devastating bushfire season.
New role to inform union’s policyMarch 08, 2020
As part of Federation’s response to the climate emergency, the union will appoint a Climate Emergency Coordinator to inform its escalated climate strategy and policy.
Boom in enrolments unmatched by fundingMarch 08, 2020
A Productivity Commission report shows total government funding to NSW private schools increased by 32 per cent while equivalent funding for public schools increased by only 11.8 per cent between 2008-09 and 2017-18; almost three times as much.
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