Members’ relentless advocacy wins more time to fight for their schoolNovember 06, 2020
Members at Norfolk Island Central School see a 12 month extension to the provision of education by the NSW Department of Education as an opportunity to continue the fight to maintain continuity of public education on the isle.
Teachers and principals deserve more respectNovember 03, 2020
Federation has condemned the NSW Government’s choice to cap pay increases for public sector workers at 1.5 per cent, calling the decision a reflection of its scant regard for the value of the work of teachers and principals.
Covid got you feeling exhausted? Here’s whyNovember 02, 2020
Members are repeatedly reporting to Federation that they are exhausted, struggling in many cases to get their ‘mojo’ back in 2020 – bushfires, drought, floods and a global pandemic.
Testimony goes to trust and timeNovember 02, 2020
“There’s too much paper, there’s too many dot points,” Federation Life Member and former high school principal Judy King told the work value inquiry on 29 October.
All students deserve access to a qualified teacher-librarianOctober 31, 2020
“I once felt like a valued and important specialist. Now I feel invisible, ignored, excluded and undervalued,” a Federation member and teacher-librarian said when responding to the school libraries survey conducted by the union earlier this year.
Praise for the profession should be paired with palpable recognitionOctober 30, 2020
Federation joins with the community on World Teachers’ Day — celebrated in Australia today — to voice appreciation for teachers’ dedication to their students.
Federation to oppose school closures in MurwillumbahOctober 30, 2020
Members in Murwillumbah are shocked, angry and disappointed at the NSW Government’s surprise announcement to close three out of the four public schools to make way for an amalgamated facility.
‘Too much to ask’: Department’s support shortcomings highlighted to inquiryOctober 29, 2020
It’s impossible to be an expert in a diverse range of learning needs, so we need someone who can guide and advise us, to help us understand, high school teacher Eli Pietens told the Gallop inquiry on 28 October.
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