History Lesson: Local efforts at the core of union successesNovember 08, 2018
Federation has long-standing staffing-related policies that seek to benefit students and teachers: a statewide staffing system built upon transfers, class sizes, permanency and the promotions system. But staffing improvements in these areas have only been achieved because of the contribution of teachers’ local activities.
Phonics and the literacy journey, part 2: Go from the meaningful to the abstractNovember 08, 2018
Laughing kids learn, curriculum consultant David Hornsby reminded teachers attending the Centre for Professional Learning’s course, Understanding the Role of Phonics in the Literacy Journey.
Phonics and the literacy journey, part 1: Start with quality, literary textsNovember 07, 2018
The purpose of reading is to make meaning of text in the broadest sense, so that should be a priority from the moment a child is born, Professor Robyn Ewing told K-6 teachers at a Centre for Professional Learning literacy course recently.
Labor releases details of $14bn school-funding commitmentsNovember 01, 2018
The Federal Labor Opposition has released the school-by-school details of its commitment to $14.1 billion of increased funding for public schools.
Campaign skills sharpened at National AEU New Educator ConferenceOctober 30, 2018
Common challenges and aims fostered new connections and bonds at the AEU National New Educators Conference in Adelaide on 28-29 October.
Record of NSW school life could be richerOctober 30, 2018
The collection of photographs and documents detailing NSW public schools, students and teachers held by NSW State Archives would be larger had more material not been lost, thrown out, kept by schools or in private hands.
Nine in ten public school teachers use own money for student supplies: surveyOctober 26, 2018
More than nine in ten public school teachers use their own money to purchase supplies for their school or students, according to the latest ‘State of our Schools’ online survey.
Change the Rules — National day of actionOctober 19, 2018
Next week, on October 23, the ACTU will kick off a month of action for the Change the Rules campaign.