Report reveals urgent need to recruit additional teachers as enrolments soarOctober 11, 2021
The predicted leap in student enrolments in the next 15 years has put NSW in “a race” to guarantee the education of a whole generation of children in west and south-western Sydney, new research has found.
Shortages force teachers to take classes outside areas of expertiseOctober 08, 2021
Teacher shortages in NSW are so bad that vacant positions are taking months to fill and growing numbers of teachers are required to teach outside their area of expertise, internal government documents show.
Without action NSW could run out of teachersOctober 07, 2021
NSW is at risk of running out of teachers within five years due to chronic shortages, plummeting graduate numbers, rising enrolments and an ageing workforce, according to confidential government documents.
Strong support for an investment in public school teachers in NSWOctober 05, 2021
A clear majority of people in NSW support higher wages and more preparation time for public school teachers, new polling shows.
Government denies permanent work to long-term TAFE teachersSeptember 30, 2021
Long-awaited changes to casual employment laws should have been a game-changer for thousands of long-term, part-time casual TAFE teachers, but they were stunningly snubbed by a NSW Government decision this week.
Return to school - not without risks and challengesSeptember 30, 2021
The NSW Government’s decision to bring forward the staggered return to face-to-face teaching in the parts of the state under lockdown and subject to stay-at-home orders is not without risks and not without challenges.
NSW public school teachers and principals call for action to address teacher shortagesSeptember 16, 2021
Teachers and principals will launch a campaign today to address growing teacher shortages across NSW as new research shows the extent of the workforce crisis in the state’s schools.
Teacher Shortage Hitting Schools Across Sydney And Regional NSWSeptember 13, 2021
Classes are being combined and students given only minimal supervision on hundreds of occasions in city and country schools in NSW due to growing teacher shortages, new figures provided to Parliament show.
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