Peace and Environment
Failing on climate fails Australian studentsOctober 15, 2021
Australia’s education unions have thrown their support behind the School Strike for Climate movement, as students and supporters prepare for a national protest in advance of the Glasgow COP26 climate summit.
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.
Support students striking for climate actionMay 17, 2021
School students, angry at the devastating effect of climate change, are once again taking to the streets and striking for change.
Global body puts climate in classroomApril 22, 2021
Education International, representing 32.5 million teachers and education support personnel worldwide, has launched a global campaign to ensure climate education becomes as fundamental as teaching reading and writing.
Federation members demand Australia backs UN nuclear ban treatyJanuary 19, 2021
Just months after the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the relentless pursuit of a global ban on nuclear weapons by peace activists across the world will shortly come to fruition.
Thought-provoking entries received for Sam Lewis Peace PrizeJanuary 12, 2021
A distance education student with limited access to power and technology has won the grand prize in the 2020 Sam Lewis Peace Prize Awards.
Union sides with people and the planet over profitsDecember 12, 2020
Federation supports the campaign against the 850-well coal seam gasfield approved for development and operation in the Pilliga State Forest and on grazing land south-west of Narrabri.
From crisis comes innovation to change nature of environmental educationNovember 29, 2020
One area of the NSW public school system particularly affected by COVID- 19 restrictions was the state’s 25 environmental and zoo education centres.
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