New report shows 85% of private schools getting more public funding than public schoolsNovember 22, 2018
A new report revealing that 85 percent of private schools around Australia in 2016 received more public funding funding than public schools is yet more evidence of the deep inequalities in school funding in Australia.
Schools bordering drought-affected areas can apply for staffing maintenanceNovember 17, 2018
Communities affected by drought will have staffing levels at their schools maintained, in a significant success for Federation members.
Consultation important in HSC monitoringNovember 16, 2018
After discussions with Federation, the Department has revised the 2019 HSC monitoring procedures and guidance material relating to these procedures, soon to be released.
Learning progressions and PLAN2 questions answeredNovember 16, 2018
Federation has continued to pursue teacher concerns regarding the implementation of learning progressions and the use of PLAN2 in Early Action for Success schools and others.
Help is on its wayNovember 15, 2018
Federation is in the final stages of preparing a toolkit titled “Bullying: a Work Health and Safety Issue” to be sent to Federation committees to raise awareness of the risk of injury due to bullying in workplaces.
Unified funding call for electionsNovember 14, 2018
Federation has set joint campaign priorities for the NSW and federal elections, based around funding needs.
Public preschool educationNovember 14, 2018
The provision of free public preschool education in NSW is one of the worst of any state or territory in Australia. Of all early childhood education service types available in NSW, government preschools account for only 5 per cent. Enrolment share follows a similar pattern.
Backpack Full of CashNovember 13, 2018
Federation has hosted the first Australian public screening of Backpack Full of Cash, a documentary that explores the American education reform movement and its impact on public education.