Funding for public schools must come firstMarch 07, 2019
The State Government should be prioritising the construction of public schools, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said today, in response to the Berejiklian Government’s promise of an extra $0.5 billion for the Catholic and independent systems.
Workload burden and how to fix it highlighted to federal MPsMarch 07, 2019
Members’ concerns about excessive workload have been conveyed to a federal inquiry into the status of the teaching profession.
Union connects with new teachers in the outbackMarch 06, 2019
New Federation members are praising the one-day Beginning Teachers Conference they attended in Broken Hill at the weekend.
Use your professional wisdom to shift the mindset in your school for the betterMarch 05, 2019
You have a key role to play in shifting schools and young people to a creative mindset, principal members of Federation were told by Pasi Sahlberg
NSW GreensMarch 04, 2019
Education is a right, not a privilege. Public education is in the Greens’ DNA and it will always be a fundamental commitment of the Greens NSW. That’s why we believe in universal, high quality free public education from early childhood right through to school, university and TAFE, and adequate support for the educators that serve our communities.
NSW LaborMarch 04, 2019
Nothing can be more important than the education we provide our children. Of all the responsibilities of Government, the priority of education is non-negotiable.
NSW Liberals and NationalsMarch 04, 2019
Providing a universal, high quality education to every child — regardless of race, religion, circumstances or background — is at the heart of our social contract. It is at the heart of the NSW Liberals and Nationals education policy platform. In years gone by, the regulation of teachers by governments has been characterised by distrust and hostility (the 1872 the Rules for Teachers even dictated how many nights per week could be used for "courting", and required teachers to clean chimneys).
2019 campaign prioritiesMarch 04, 2019
The campaign priorities outlined here are by no means an exhaustive list nor are they necessarily in any particular order. Rather, these are the major issues, determined by members at Federation's democratic decision-making forums, that we will continue to campaign for in the forthcoming elections, and beyond.