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.
Federation members stand with refugeesApril 10, 2019
Federation is again proud to endorse, support and promote this years’ Palm Sunday Rally and March. It comes at a time that is critical to both refugees and asylum seekers themselves seeking our humanity and compassion, as well as the continuing discussion in Australia and context of a looming federal election.
Multicultural mattersApril 09, 2019
EAL/D: What is it and why do we need qualified EAL/D specialist teachers?
Harmony Day – A time for reflectionMarch 19, 2019
As we approach Harmony Day this year, we join the rest of the world in condemning the far-right extremist terrorist attack against the people of New Zealand.
Multicultural mattersFebruary 25, 2019
The union has continued to pursue enhancements for members in multiple aspects of multicultural education
#BackTheBill to save lives offshoreFebruary 08, 2019
Federation is proud to join with other civil society organisations to sign the statement below. We encourage all Members of Parliament to support the forthcoming bill to ensure an adequate medical transfer process is in place for people detained in Nauru and Papua New Guinea.