Treat yourself in your well-earned downtimeDecember 15, 2020
Even when you’re on holidays, your Federation membership is working for you.
Inadequate school facilities debacle sparks local angerDecember 11, 2020
Members at Marsden Park Public School will meet on the first day of term 1, 2021 to consider a campaign of political, community and industrial action if the teaching and learning needs of teachers and students in their area are not being met.
School Success Model replaces Local Schools, Local Decisions in name onlyDecember 06, 2020
Today’s announcement on the replacement of ‘Local Schools Local Decisions’ with ‘The School Success Model’ continues the recent history of the abandonment of support for schools and the shifting of responsibility and blame away from the government and the Department onto the local public school.
Safety and wellbeing concerns before IRCDecember 03, 2020
The Department has failed to adequately address Federation’s concerns regarding the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic and Federation recently escalated the matter to the Industrial Relations Commission (IRC).
Workplace contactsNovember 30, 2020
Talk about the deep end and being thrown in head first! Natalie Amacha is a first-time Federation Representative in possibly the most chaotic school year in the history of the profession.
Association spotlight: Dubbo Teachers' AssociationNovember 30, 2020
In 2017, Dubbo held its first Pride march for LGBTIQ people in the area. Our association was privileged to design and commission a flag to march in the parade with teachers dressed in rainbow.
There's nothing casual about teaching: Professional learning and mandatory trainingNovember 27, 2020
There is a fundamental responsibility for schools to support the professional learning of all staff, including casual and temporary teachers.
ARIA award rocks WilcanniaNovember 27, 2020
With Sarah Donnelley being voted the Telstra ARIA music teacher of the year came deserved recognition but not, she says, for herself. She claims those winning votes are for the children of the remote western NSW town of Wilcannia on the banks of the Darling.
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