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.
Future Teacher Scholarship recipientsJuly 02, 2017
Fifteen NSW Teachers Federation's Future Teacher Scholarships were presented at Annual Conference today (Sunday). “This year, we had 65 applications from students at 14 universities,” Nicole Calnan, Federation Membership and Training Officer told the conference.
It takes a very special person to be a teacher: launch of new TV and cinema adsMay 23, 2017
It takes a very special person to be a teacher: launch of new TV and cinema ads