Fighting the privatisation of educationJuly 10, 2020
Federation’s Centre for Professional Learning is jointly presenting an online forum featuring international experts discussing ways to further the fight against the privatisation of education systems.
Time is running out to put your thoughts on the profession into writingJune 30, 2020
How do you feel about the mounting expectations placed on you? Do your colleagues feel the same way about these additional responsibilities?
Spotlight placed on LGBTIQ inclusion in the workforceJune 26, 2020
International Pride Month — June — is when many organisations reflect on LGBTIQ inclusive practices and how far they have come.
Once again, an inquiry will draw attention to the value of teachers’ workJune 19, 2020
The last time a comprehensive independent inquiry into the value of teachers’ work was conducted was in 2002, to inform Federation’s case in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission in 2003.
Systemic, funded approach needed to remedy lost learning time for HSC cohortJune 17, 2020
Federation has pursued the NSW government and Department of Education for more than a month seeking provision of a “catch up” program for HSC students, to make up for the loss of face-to-face lessons during the COVID-19 emergency.
Collective voices from the field will speak volumes to inquirersJune 15, 2020
Federation Representatives who have already made their school submission to the Valuing the Teaching Profession inquiry are encouraging other workplaces to do likewise.
Schools give their voice to teaching inquiryJune 11, 2020
Submissions are flowing in from schools across the state to the Valuing the Teaching Profession — an independent inquiry, emphasising the extent and complexity of changes to teachers’ work.
Plenty of interesting resources available to mark Refugee Week 2020June 10, 2020
Federation continues to be a proud sponsor of the Refugee Council of Australia’s Refugee Week, 14–23 June.
Category: Multicultural Education
TAFE funding central to commonwealth’s VET responseJune 05, 2020
The urgent restoration of billions of dollars cut from TAFE funding must be central to the Morrison Government’s response to a Productivity Commission report on the vital vocational education and training (VET) sector.
Teaching is more complex, but not matched by payJune 02, 2020
An overwhelming majority of Federation members believe teaching is more challenging and complex than ever before and that pay rates should better reflect the changed nature of their work, a new Federation survey has revealed.
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