Pair top class in school of hard knocksNovember 13, 2020
Yasmin Meakes and Mel Howard will be out to teach a bunch of unruly northerners a lesson or two when they take the field with the NSW Women against the Queensland Maroons in Friday’s State of Origin match.
Working above and beyond a flawed systemNovember 13, 2020
Complexity of student needs, staffing shortages and disadvantage are issues that are magnified in remote and regional settings, where government services, employment and distance all play a counter-productive role in the delivery of education.
More evidence of unprecedented change mounts before inquiryNovember 12, 2020
Teachers in classroom and executive positions shared some of the challenges faced by the profession with the Gallop inquiry panellists on 11 November.
Bush issues left out backNovember 11, 2020
Teaching in rural and remote NSW comes with its specific challenges and issues, as related by teachers from regional schools who gave evidence to the Gallop inquiry on 10 November.
Fresh hope for action on climate change as bushfire recovery continuesNovember 11, 2020
“You chose hope and unity, decency, science and, yes, truth.”
Category: Peace and Environment
Technology, communication and student needs highlighted as Gallop inquiry enters final weekNovember 10, 2020
The rise in the volume and complexity of student needs, changes in technology and the efforts teachers go to in order to communicate with parents and caregivers were again highlighted to the Gallop inquiry on 9 November.
NAIDOC Week 2020November 09, 2020
This year’s NAIDOC Week theme is “Always Was, Always Will Be” and will be marked from 8 to 15 November after being postponed from its customary July slot in the interests of safety during COVID 19.
Category: Aboriginal Education
House party recalls historic first gigNovember 09, 2020
Today marks the 60th anniversary of the first performance ever given at the Sydney Opera House – before the construction of the sails had even begun.
Minister to face daily reminder that TAFE teachers are awaiting wage riseNovember 08, 2020
TAFE members will begin a sit-in at the front of NSW Skills Minister Geoffrey Lee’s Parramatta office from Monday (9 November).
Federation joins 90 community groups to oppose One Nation billNovember 06, 2020
The New South Wales Teachers Federation has joined with a large number of community groups to oppose legislation on ‘religious freedoms’ put before State Parliament by One Nation.
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