Town’s teachers unite to shift fixed mindset on school closuresNovember 15, 2020
The NSW Government’s merger plan for schools in Murwillumbah is facing strong opposition from members in the four affected schools.
Pair top class in school of hard knocksNovember 13, 2020
Yasmin Meakes and Mel Howard will be out to teach a bunch of unruly northerners a lesson or two when they take the field with the NSW Women against the Queensland Maroons in Friday’s State of Origin match.
Working above and beyond a flawed systemNovember 13, 2020
Complexity of student needs, staffing shortages and disadvantage are issues that are magnified in remote and regional settings, where government services, employment and distance all play a counter-productive role in the delivery of education.
More evidence of unprecedented change mounts before inquiryNovember 12, 2020
Teachers in classroom and executive positions shared some of the challenges faced by the profession with the Gallop inquiry panellists on 11 November.
Bush issues left out backNovember 11, 2020
Teaching in rural and remote NSW comes with its specific challenges and issues, as related by teachers from regional schools who gave evidence to the Gallop inquiry on 10 November.
Technology, communication and student needs highlighted as Gallop inquiry enters final weekNovember 10, 2020
The rise in the volume and complexity of student needs, changes in technology and the efforts teachers go to in order to communicate with parents and caregivers were again highlighted to the Gallop inquiry on 9 November.
Media release: Teachers welcome extra catch-up programs for public school studentsNovember 10, 2020
The NSW Teachers Federation welcomes the decision by the Berejiklian Government to fund a program of additional school-based support for students who have fallen behind in their studies because of the impact of Covid-19.
House party recalls historic first gigNovember 09, 2020
Today marks the 60th anniversary of the first performance ever given at the Sydney Opera House – before the construction of the sails had even begun.
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