Richest schools get cream of government fundingAugust 13, 2019
The gaping divide between Australia’s four biggest-spending schools and the poorest 1800 schools has graphically exposed the Morrison Government’s handouts to rich non-government schools at the expense of the public system, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said.
NSW Government’s unjust wages transition motivates unified member responseAugust 12, 2019
Federation members are taking collective action to fight pay inequities inflicted upon their public school teacher colleagues by the NSW Coalition Government.
Festival and Federation celebrate young talentAugust 05, 2019
Folk music is gaining a growing following among young performers, who will be supported by Federation at the Sydney Folk Festival in August.
Collectivism kicks goals for justice, says former Socceroos captain Craig FosterJuly 19, 2019
There were calls for former Socceroo captain Craig Foster to be named Australian of the Year, even prime minister, after he saved the life of a young refugee footballer from Melbourne detained in Bangkok on trumped-up charges laid by the country he fled, Bahrain.
Music to the earsJuly 17, 2019
Teachers’ work to foster performing arts talent was lauded by Talent Development Project artistic director Peter Cousens during Federation’s Annual Conference.
All changes to assessment and reporting must be led by the teaching profession, Conference declaresJuly 09, 2019
The recent NAPLAN outages revealed the “fiasco” the “flawed and corrupt” national testing tool had become, NSW Teachers Federation Annual Conference was told yesterday.
Additional permanent teachers will boost quality teaching and learningJuly 08, 2019
Increasing the number of permanent teaching positions in the state’s public schools was the surest way to provide adequate classroom relief for teachers, address the high number of temporary teachers in the system and address the increasingly complex nature of student needs, Federation’s Annual Conference was told today.
The profession must claim its rightful place in education discussionsJuly 08, 2019
Teachers need to take the lead in debate on education policy, Australian Education Union Federal President Correna Haythorpe told delegates at Federation’s Annual Conference on Monday.