Federation launches review of NAPLAN onlineDecember 14, 2017
Federation has written to members asking them to share their experiences of the Department’s trial of NAPLAN Online as part of a review of its introduction. In response to increased concern about NAPLAN testing and its move online, the review was endorsed by the Annual Conference policy decision, titled “The future of assessment and testing”.
Education cuts in BennelongDecember 12, 2017
The NSW Teachers Federation has rejected today’s claims by Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham that the Turnbull Government is increasing school funding in Bennelong.
Number of overfunded private schools set to double while disadvantaged students miss outDecember 11, 2017
New figures obtained by the Australian Education Union under Freedom of Information confirm the Turnbull Government’s schools funding model, the so-called Gonski 2.0, will leave public schools significantly under-funded in 2018 and beyond.
Opposition to NAPLAN Online and robot marking growsDecember 10, 2017
Federation is successfully implementing the 2017 Annual Conference decision to campaign to replace NAPLAN as it is currently formulated, with authentic assessment of student learning from courses endorsed by the NSW Educational Standards Authority (NESA).
NESA Syllabus Development ConsultationDecember 08, 2017
NESA has announced a review of the process to develop NSW Syllabuses. The Consultation process consists of an online survey which may be completed on the NESA Website.
Podcast takes student assessment up a levelDecember 01, 2017
Changing your approach to assessment may help you become a more effective teacher and make your life easier.
Education heads up campaign issuesDecember 01, 2017
There was large public support for candidates’ promises to reintroduce the needs-based schools funding model at a public forum during the New England by-election.
Maths multiplied by Woo, to the factor of Spencer, divided over one day = Fun.December 01, 2017
Maths multiplied by Woo, to the factor of Spencer, divided over one day = Fun.