Evaluation shows EAL/D teachers improve learning outcomesOctober 28, 2021
Intensive English Centre and Central Sydney Intensive English High School staffing entitlements for permanent staff will be maintained during 2022 and 2023.
Civilians in Afghanistan need our supportAugust 24, 2021
As the world continues to watch the distressing images from Afghanistan, we feel a mix of horror, distress and even anger, as we try to comprehend the extent of the crisis and the emerging ramifications of the Taliban seizing control of the country.
Tips for teaching students with a refugee backgroundJune 24, 2021
So many refugee children have missed out on the opportunity to play and be kids, so allowing time for developmental play or structured play helps to teach social skills, problem solving, responsive talk, conflict resolution and role play for debriefs.
From terror to teachingJune 23, 2021
“I vividly remember community alarms sounding, which meant find cover and protect yourself as missiles were on the way,” said Federation member Ferah Tobiya, who came to Australia as a refugee when she was a child.
Unity — the way forwardJune 18, 2021
Regardless of our differences, we all share a common humanity. To remind everyone of this, schools and TAFE campuses are encouraged to host events during Refugee Week (20–26 June) that promote harmony and togetherness.
Inquiry underlines systemic neglectApril 01, 2021
The report of the independent inquiry into Valuing the Teaching Profession rightly identified schools populated by high numbers of English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D) students as being further affected by disadvantage.
Join us to rally for refugeesMarch 24, 2021
As a social justice union, Federation rejects racism, xenophobia and intolerance and aims to demonstrate these values with a strong presence at this weekend’s Palm Sunday Peace Rally for Refugees.
Harmony Week 2021March 14, 2021
Harmony Week celebrates multiculturalism and diversity in Australia – a time to share our cultural heritage, practices, beliefs, identities and languages.
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