Governments try to dishonour their obligations during pandemicApril 07, 2020
In large parts of the world, teachers and education support personnel are not being paid salaries and receiving benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, reports Education International.
Students should be at the centre of reporting: submissionApril 04, 2020
Academic growth and individual achievement should be the focus of reporting, Federation’s submission to the review of NAPLAN states.
Cleaners rewarded for extra elbow greaseApril 03, 2020
Their job is rated as more hazardous than those in the construction and mining industry*, so when it became evident the Coronavirus had reached our shores NSW’s school cleaners knew they were on the front line.
How schools are scrubbing upApril 03, 2020
With best-practice hygiene measures important during the Coronavirus pandemic, school cleaners at the very forefront of the battle against the spread of the virus in schools have secured significant guarantees from the NSW Government to maintain their vital work.
Inquiry head makes plea to school teachers to tell their storiesMarch 31, 2020
Members of the profession are being asked to share the realities of their working lives for the inquiry investigating the value of teachers’ work.
Normal school operations must endMarch 25, 2020
Federation has today called on the Government to stop delaying the inevitable and put the health and safety of students and staff first during the COVID-19 crisis.
24 hours: Federation in actionMarch 25, 2020
At the height of government-fuelled confusion over the operation of schools as COVID-19 spiked in NSW, Federation was able achieve some clarity in the interest of all our members’ health and safety.
Teachers and principals are not dispensableMarch 23, 2020
In light of contradictory health advice from the Prime Minister last night and the failure of the NSW Premier to provide an unequivocal decision on schools, Federation regards the situation “a recipe for chaos”.
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