Win as IECs to be put in hibernationSeptember 06, 2020
With the closure of the world’s borders and a halt to Australia’s immigration and humanitarian intake programs, intensive English centres (IECs) face uncertainty over enrolment numbers and the resulting reduction in specialist staffing.
Category: Multicultural Education
Hearings make case for changeSeptember 05, 2020
The scope and magnitude of change to teaching, driven by a dedication to pedagogy, can be illustrated by the ability – and willingness – of the profession to embrace change.
Public expectation puts teachers on mental health frontlineSeptember 04, 2020
The expectations parents and the wider community place on teachers has put them on the very frontline of managing an emerging youth mental health crisis that is expected to grow by up to 30 per cent over the next decade, the inquiry into the value of teaching has heard.
Profession merits higher pay, job security and support: researchersSeptember 04, 2020
Teachers’ remuneration should reflect their work demands and the salaries of other professionals who have spent an equivalent time studying, a team of researchers who have been examining the work of NSW public school teachers told the “Valuing the teaching profession — an independent inquiry” on day four of hearings.
Union helps members collect backpay owedSeptember 03, 2020
Federation has supported TAFE members to gain backpay in excess of $200,000 in 2019 and 2020, with some individual claims exceeding $50,000.
Salaries and the “Valuing the teaching profession — an independent inquiry”September 03, 2020
A major Federation campaign for 2020 concerns teacher salaries.
Category: Small schools
Give teachers additional timeSeptember 03, 2020
Teachers need more time, former chair of the NSW Educational Standards Authority, Mr Tom Alegounarias told the “Valuing the teaching profession — an independent inquiry” on 2 September.
Survey reveals sorry state of sectorSeptember 02, 2020
TAFE urgently requires investment from all levels of government to ensure it can deliver high-quality vocational education and be at the forefront of Australia’s post COVID-19 recovery.
Hearings continue on day two of InquirySeptember 02, 2020
Teachers shoulder extra responsibilities in era of cost-cutting
Staffing campaign: what your school can getSeptember 01, 2020
Phone calls to parents or checking on a student’s head space, planning a lesson or reflecting on how it went, marking or contacting other professionals about a child’s welfare, speaking with colleagues to meet students’ needs or catching up on professional learning.
Category: Schools Staffing
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