Department unilaterally waters down pre-requisite for approval to teachSeptember 24, 2020
Federation shares the Department of Education’s commitment to ensuring there is an adequate supply of graduate teachers to fill positions in NSW public schools, but under no circumstances should the quality of graduate teachers be compromised, Deputy President Henry Rajendra said.
Set up for the best possible start: Future Teacher ScholarshipsJanuary 24, 2020
Federation’s $4000 Future Teacher Scholarships enrich recipients beyond financial support, awardees embarking on their teaching careers in 2020 can attest.
Incentives must not drain fundingSeptember 18, 2019
Scholarships and pay increases recommended by the Grattan Institute to attract high-achieving HSC students to the teaching profession were worthwhile but should not be allowed to skim money from already-scarce current funding for the public system, Federation has stated.
Scholarship program shows $60,000 commitment to building the professionJuly 07, 2019
A group of Federation student members have been presented with $4000 Future Teacher Scholarships, in a ceremony held at Annual Conference.
Strengthening the union one conversation at a timeFebruary 20, 2019
As teachers, we know what face-to-face, one-on-one conversations can do to educate, inspire and engage our students. The Project Officers apply that same principle to connect early career teachers with the support, advice and services available from Federation.
Clearing path to accreditationDecember 01, 2017
New teachers were given vital tips on how to navigate the minefield that can be the accreditation process at a one-day Trade Union Training (TUT) course in November.
‘Productivity’ measures a serious risk to teacher trainingOctober 31, 2017
The Australian Education Union has sounded a strong warning on potential Productivity Commission recommendations that could risk further undermining quality teaching by reducing the training required before teachers enter the classroom.
Teacher permanency in the spotlight with member app updateAugust 02, 2017
With the most recent update to Federation’s ‘Card Plus’ membership app, Fed Reps and principals can use the app to check their school's staffing entitlement. The ability for NSW public education teachers to be employed on a permanent basis —regulated by the Staffing Agreement — was won thanks to the sustained campaigning of Federation members.
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