Vale John HennessyFebruary 01, 2021
Former Federation General Secretary John Hennessy – remembered as a champion of workers’ rights as a fundamental human right – died at home late last week.
Teachers avert student bussing ‘nightmare’ in Sydney’s north-westJanuary 27, 2021
The NSW Teachers Federation remains concerned about inadequate buildings and infrastructure at Northbourne Public School and Marsden Park Public School in Sydney’s north-west.
School staffing neglect reaches crisis pointJanuary 26, 2021
Recent media coverage has reported major teacher shortages across the state. 1250 permanent positions remain unfilled on the eve of the new school year. This is on top of any unfilled temporary and casual teacher vacancies. While alarming, it is hardly surprising.
A reminder about the benefits of your Federation membershipJanuary 22, 2021
You stand with 60,000 fellow teachers, all seeking a better working life
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).
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