Meetings commence on teacher salariesNovember 15, 2019
Formal negotiations have commenced with the Department of Education around the new schools Award, which determines the salaries and working conditions of all teachers
Union's bright futureNovember 14, 2019
Young union members proved to be the embodiment of the theme for this year’s World Teachers' Day — Young teachers: The future of the profession — at a recent conference.
Category: Professional Learning
Teachers continue wage and conditions struggleNovember 14, 2019
Former General Secretary and President Max Taylor has compared the industrial struggles in TAFE today with problems of the past, noting the union has repeatedly staved off teaching-load increases
Enabling EquityNovember 13, 2019
Survey results to inform campaign directions
Category: Special Education
Collaboration central to development processNovember 13, 2019
“The overarching purpose of the performance and development process is to support the ongoing improvement of student outcomes through continuous development of a skilled, effective and professional teaching workforce.”
Support for schools in bushfire crisisNovember 11, 2019
Schools, TAFE workplaces and local communities in several NSW regions are being significantly affected by bushfires.
Federation saves jobsNovember 10, 2019
Federation Representative at Broken Hill High School Jason Bradley has witnessed first hand the benefits of the staffing moratorium negotiated by Federation
How many students should be in my class?November 10, 2019
The schools Staffing Agreement 2016–2020, between the Department of Education and Federation, notes: “Class sizes will be planned generally on the following basis and will have regard to the needs of the school"
Forced transfer on hold for dry areasNovember 09, 2019
Negotiations with the Department in August last year resulted in an agreement to suspend forced teacher transfers in parts of the state affected by drought to support schools and the community
Category: Small schools
Living the dreamNovember 09, 2019
My participation in a two-week Anna Stewart Program immersed me in union life and left me feeling even more energised and enthusiastic than when I arrived.
Category: Women in Education
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