World’s unions call for action from PMMarch 08, 2020
Education unions from around the world have written a strident rebuke of the Morrison Government’s environmental record calling for urgent action to address the climate emergency after Australia’s devastating bushfire season.
New role to inform union’s policyMarch 08, 2020
As part of Federation’s response to the climate emergency, the union will appoint a Climate Emergency Coordinator to inform its escalated climate strategy and policy.
Boom in enrolments unmatched by fundingMarch 08, 2020
A Productivity Commission report shows total government funding to NSW private schools increased by 32 per cent while equivalent funding for public schools increased by only 11.8 per cent between 2008-09 and 2017-18; almost three times as much.
Association spotlight: Newcastle Teachers AssociationMarch 06, 2020
The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in NSW with 322,300 citizens.
Stay calm and informed of adviceMarch 06, 2020
Federation is aware, through evidence from members, of racism and unacceptable actions by some students and community members towards certain ethnic groups as the COVID-19 epidemic moves into its third month.
Workplace contactsMarch 05, 2020
Micaela Cecire, Erskinville Public School
Valuing the teaching profession — An independent inquiryMarch 04, 2020
Attention will be drawn to the extent and complexity of changes to the nature of members’ work when an independent inquiry investigates the value of the work of teachers and principals over the next 12 months.
Every additional member makes the union strongerMarch 03, 2020
History has taught us that everything we have gained has been commensurate to our strength on the ground says Federation President Angelo Gavrielatos.
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