Book Week celebrations showcase members’ creativityOctober 20, 2020
Plenty of imagination, coloured cardboard, pens, glue and crepe paper have been used in public school libraries around the state in preparation for the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book Week, running until 23 October.
Where’s the respect due to the profession?October 14, 2020
What we teach and how we teach it lies at the heart of our work.
Announcement fails to recognise student needOctober 14, 2020
The NSW Teachers Federation today described the 2021 budget for public schools as disappointing, saying it failed to provide the additional funding necessary to support students and counter the impact of a global pandemic.
Public schools lose out againOctober 07, 2020
An independent report has revealed Australian public schools will miss out on $19 billion in funding over the next four years as the sector was completely overlooked in Tuesday’s federal Budget while private schools continue to be overfunded by $1 billion.
Regional teacher credits mentor for scholarship winOctober 01, 2020
Scholarship winner Hannah Rivers (pictured) started her career as a temporary teacher at Cumnock Public School, about 60 kilometres from Orange. Her desire to work in public education came after working as a School Learning Support Officer and it drove her through her Master of Teaching.
Department of Education fails to address teacher shortagesSeptember 30, 2020
Federation has criticised a new casual teacher supplementation program initiated by the Department of Education, labelling it as “woefully inadequate”.
Federation adds name to joint letter to PremierSeptember 28, 2020
In an open letter to the NSW Premier, Federation has joined with experts to call for urgent action to address youth mental health in response to a rise in youth suicides in such a calamitous year.
Department unilaterally waters down pre-requisite for approval to teachSeptember 24, 2020
Federation shares the Department of Education’s commitment to ensuring there is an adequate supply of graduate teachers to fill positions in NSW public schools, but under no circumstances should the quality of graduate teachers be compromised, Deputy President Henry Rajendra said.
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