Federation intervention wins individual salary adjustments for membersJuly 02, 2019
A Federation member who voiced her frustration over the Department of Education’s failure to progress her on the salary scale in a post to the union’s Facebook page is glad she took the advice contained in the General Secretary’s reply — to contact her union for assistance.
Salary rise for prac teacher supervisorsJuly 01, 2019
Teachers supervising student teachers in NSW public schools will receive incremental daily rate increases of 13.3 per cent over the next three years.
NAPLAN must goJune 28, 2019
The announcement by the NSW Minister of Education, Sarah Mitchell, that she will be calling on the Education Council to undertake a full review of NAPLAN, with a view to replacing it, will be welcomed by teachers and principals across Australia.
Properties offered at below market rent to key workers, including teachersJune 27, 2019
An affordable housing program by First State Super is leasing 61 properties at up to 20 per cent off market rent at Epping for workers in frontline services, including teachers.
Private schools’ Budget windfall: 140,000 public students miss outJune 20, 2019
The NSW Government’s $100 million increase in funding for non-government schools in Tuesday’s Budget would have benefitted more than 140,000 students in public schools, according to NSW Teachers Federation analysis.
Wedded to an app for better or worse – the highs and lows of Class CoverJune 19, 2019
I wish I could claim my phone purchases as a tax deduction. With the introduction of the Class Cover booking system for casuals, a slow phone or poor reception can cost you thousands of dollars in lost income each year.
There’s nothing casual about teachingJune 18, 2019
Federation has received increased correspondence from concerned members regarding the ClassCover casual teacher booking system. Replacing Casual.Direct
People Matter surveyJune 18, 2019
The Public Service Commission is again surveying teachers and other public sector employees in its People Matter survey for 2019.