Release time high on agendaNovember 16, 2019
Federation is pursuing the employment of additional permanent classroom, executive, specialist and non-school based teaching positions
Meetings commence on teacher salariesNovember 15, 2019
Formal negotiations have commenced with the Department of Education around the new schools Award, which determines the salaries and working conditions of all teachers
Collaboration central to development processNovember 13, 2019
“The overarching purpose of the performance and development process is to support the ongoing improvement of student outcomes through continuous development of a skilled, effective and professional teaching workforce.”
Support for schools in bushfire crisisNovember 11, 2019
Schools, TAFE workplaces and local communities in several NSW regions are being significantly affected by bushfires.
Federation saves jobsNovember 10, 2019
Federation Representative at Broken Hill High School Jason Bradley has witnessed first hand the benefits of the staffing moratorium negotiated by Federation
How many students should be in my class?November 10, 2019
The schools Staffing Agreement 2016–2020, between the Department of Education and Federation, notes: “Class sizes will be planned generally on the following basis and will have regard to the needs of the school"
Paper PlaneNovember 10, 2019
I made a monumental mistake this week. Actually, I made the same mistake twice. I failed to dress up.
Forced transfer on hold for dry areasNovember 09, 2019
Negotiations with the Department in August last year resulted in an agreement to suspend forced teacher transfers in parts of the state affected by drought to support schools and the community