Today’s kids can’t wait any longer for schools funding cuts to be restoredMay 06, 2019
“Every year in a child’s education counts — you can’t say we can wait another three years to do something for these kids; you can’t say that,” federal Labor’s shadow education minister Tanya Plibersek said in an address to Federation’s May Council meeting.
Significant lump sum hits bank accounts of rural and remote teachersMay 06, 2019
During the holidays members of rural and remote schools received their first payments under the new Rural and Remote Incentive packages, negotiated by the union.
Unions rally on May Day ahead of Sunday’s Family Fun DayMay 01, 2019
To chants of “union, power”, more than 20,000 union members gathered at Sydney’s Belmore Park, near Central station, to march to Hyde Park marking May Day for International Workers Day.
An understanding public commits to schools funding campaign activitiesApril 18, 2019
People from the far north coast of NSW have indicated they are ready to fight for what is right and just — true needs-based funding for every student in every public school.
Help grow union's membershipApril 17, 2019
Data spin and education cross-pollinisationApril 16, 2019
The need for teachers’ unions and the education research community to cross-pollinate is essential in an increasingly data-dense world if the best interests of public education are to be served, a summit held at Federation headquarters was told.
Change the rules, change the nationApril 14, 2019
A strong showing is needed at May Day Change the Rules rallies to indicate to politicians that inequity will be an important issue for voters at the federal election.
Student suspension and expulsion procedures need improvementApril 13, 2019
The Department is conducting a review of the suspension and expulsion procedures and the discipline policy but at this stage there are no terms of reference.