Collectivism kicks goals for justice, says former Socceroos captain Craig FosterJuly 19, 2019
There were calls for former Socceroo captain Craig Foster to be named Australian of the Year, even prime minister, after he saved the life of a young refugee footballer from Melbourne detained in Bangkok on trumped-up charges laid by the country he fled, Bahrain.
Music to the earsJuly 17, 2019
Teachers’ work to foster performing arts talent was lauded by Talent Development Project artistic director Peter Cousens during Federation’s Annual Conference.
All changes to assessment and reporting must be led by the teaching profession, Conference declaresJuly 09, 2019
The recent NAPLAN outages revealed the “fiasco” the “flawed and corrupt” national testing tool had become, NSW Teachers Federation Annual Conference was told yesterday.
Additional permanent teachers will boost quality teaching and learningJuly 08, 2019
Increasing the number of permanent teaching positions in the state’s public schools was the surest way to provide adequate classroom relief for teachers, address the high number of temporary teachers in the system and address the increasingly complex nature of student needs, Federation’s Annual Conference was told today.
The profession must claim its rightful place in education discussionsJuly 08, 2019
Teachers need to take the lead in debate on education policy, Australian Education Union Federal President Correna Haythorpe told delegates at Federation’s Annual Conference on Monday.
Union commits to real growth in salaries, improved working conditionsJuly 08, 2019
Results of the schools salary survey of members were reported to Annual Conference and the Federation will now embark on developing a log of claims in preparation for salaries negotiations to begin in term 4 with the Department of Education.
Push for available funds to improve teaching and learning conditionsJuly 07, 2019
Federation will campaign to ensure ongoing funding in the NSW public education system is best used to improve teaching and learning conditions, delegates affirmed at Annual Conference today.
Tributes celebrate influential contributions to unionJuly 07, 2019
The work of Lee Rhiannon and Dr Les Perelman in support of Federation priorities has been recognised with Champion of Public Education accolades.