Max Taylor: Of coats and spiesOctober 17, 2018
Who would have imagined the role a humble jacket would play in Federation history? Speaking as part of the Unity! Strength! Justice! exhibition, former General Secretary and President Max Taylor spoke of the jacket’s vital role in the heady days of Federation militancy of the ’70s and ’80s.
Teachers Federation response to Labor promises on school fundingOctober 10, 2018
Labor’s pledge to substantially increase funding for public schools is a clear point of difference to the Coalition’s funding model which cuts billions of dollars from our schools, while making special deals with Catholic and Independent schools.
New polling shows private school funding deal could sink Morrison governmentOctober 05, 2018
More than seven in ten undecided voters in specific marginal electorates across Australia disapprove of the Morrison government’s $4.6 billion special funding deal for private schools, according to new polling.
Review into mobile devices in NSW schoolsOctober 04, 2018
A government review into the risks and benefits associated with the use of mobile digital devices, primarily smartphones, in NSW schools has been launched by the NSW Minister for Education.
Research Confirms Why Minister Stokes Must Continue to Oppose the Morrison Government’s Special DealOctober 02, 2018
Research commissioned by the NSW Teachers Federation by education economist, Adam Rorris, has produced further evidence supporting the need for fair funding of public schools.
New FOI data reveals PM’s school funding hypocrisySeptember 26, 2018
New school funding data has revealed that Australia’s most disadvantaged government schools receive at least $10,000 less per student in government funding than equivalent Catholic schools.
Shift in work tasks vital to prioritise learningSeptember 24, 2018
The report on teachers’ workload states: “Teachers’ autonomy is seen to be an indicator of professional respect and is an integral element in professional roles where contradictory and conflicting demands require freedom to manage these within complete professional roles.”
Teachers to have say on designSeptember 24, 2018
The unregulated approach to school infrastructure projects is to come to a halt.