Federation breaks staffing cap and secures additional EALD positionsDecember 18, 2019
Federation is proud to report that the arbitrary staffing cap, initially set in 1983, has been broken.
Power of the collective delivers IEC winNovember 28, 2019
Member action at the local level and Federation’s representations to the Department will see a new Intensive English Centre (IEC) established in the northern NSW town of Armidale from the commencement of the 2020 school year.
Multicultural mattersNovember 01, 2019
For many people facing violence and oppression in their homelands, fleeing to another country in search of refuge is their only hope for keeping themselves and their families alive.
Multicultural MattersSeptember 29, 2019
Federation members are demanding 200 extra qualified, full-time equivalent permanent English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D) teachers in the 2020 staffing entitlement, to adequately match the needs of EAL/D students across the state.
Multicultural mattersAugust 29, 2019
EAL/D provision, Intensive English Centres and Adult Migrant English Program
Additional permanent EAL/D teachers to meet student need is long overdueJuly 18, 2019
The number of students requiring specialist English language support has increased by 20 per cent over five years but not a single EAL/D teaching job has been added, Federation’s Annual Conference was told.
Share a meal this Refugee WeekJune 17, 2019
Federation continues to be a proud sponsor of the Refugee Council of Australia’s Refugee Week. This year’s theme, “A World of Stories”, will be marked by schools and TAFE colleges across NSW from Monday 17 June to Saturday 23 June.
Multicultural MattersJune 17, 2019
On 22 May, more than 80 teachers from across the 14 Sydney and regional Intensive English Centres (IECs) came together to discuss matters affecting teachers in IECs and the broader multicultural education area.
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