Minister’s decision to use university students to fill teacher shortage a ‘desperate act’July 22, 2022
The NSW Teachers Federation has called the Government’s decision to deploy university students into public school classrooms “a desperate act”.
14 initial teacher education students awarded $4000 Federation scholarshipsJuly 03, 2022
The union awarded 14 Future Teacher Scholarships in a presentation at Annual Conference today (Sunday).
Summit heralds Public Education DayMay 26, 2022
A special summit is being held in Melbourne today to mark Public Education Day, with a commitment to steer the incoming Labor Government’s education agenda in its first 100 days in office.
Future teachers show there’s power in a unionSeptember 22, 2021
“The union is an undimmable light and voice of reason in an everchanging educational and political landscape,” said University of NSW student and winner of a Future Teachers Scholarship Stuart Hansen.
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.
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