Training course seeks to engage wider communityApril 05, 2018
As a part of the Fair Funding Now campaign, Federation has conducted six targeted campaign training days involving Federation Representatives, parents and principals in the key electorates of Banks, Gilmore, Page and Robertson.
Startling figures support funding campaignApril 03, 2018
A national report that shows the declining performance of our most disadvantaged school students will cost the country at least $120 billion in coming decades, reinforced Federation’s campaign for fairer public school funding, President Maurie Mulheron said.
There’s nothing casual about teachingApril 01, 2018
What mandatory training must a casual teacher undertake?
Overwhelming response to workload surveyMarch 31, 2018
Federation thanks the more than 18,200 members who responded to the survey “Understanding work in schools – the foundation for teaching and learning”, which closed on 26 March.
Proficient and committedMarch 29, 2018
I am writing this in a hotel room in Canberra having spent the day wandering the corridors of Parliament House, accompanied by parents and teachers, dropping in on politicians to argue for a fairer funding model for public schools. It’s a quiet room and as the sun sets, I’m reflecting on the past 40 years.
Your say: Why NAPLAN must goMarch 29, 2018
It’s time for Australia to carve its own path in education and stop channeling the US. With the digital era upon us and exponential rates of change, critical and creative thinking are the very skills that will successfully take us into the future.
Enhanced school staffing entitlementsMarch 29, 2018
Significant improvements to school staffing entitlements will be one of the priority policy objectives of Federation in the lead up to the March 2019 state election.
Association spotlight: Eastern Suburbs Teachers AssociationMarch 28, 2018
This edition of association spotlight focuses on the Eastern Suburbs Teachers Association.