Federation member in running for global awardMarch 21, 2019
Rooty Hill High School humanities teacher Yasodai Selvakumaran has been named among the top 10 teachers in the world and is now vying for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize.
Federation supports student action on climate changeMarch 14, 2019
The NSW Teachers Federation supports the right of young people to join together to protest about the need for urgent and sustained action on climate change. This is their democratic right.
Dash of history to be preserved in libraryMarch 13, 2019
A significant chapter in Federation’s early history will be preserved after the family of the second President presented artefacts and documents from the era to the union’s library.
Election: funding breakthroughMarch 11, 2019
Federation helped gain a significant step towards fair funding of public schools after an announcement over the weekend that a Labor state government would fully fund the public system.
Trauma-informed educationMarch 09, 2019
Childhood trauma and toxic stress are recognised as the world’s leading health epidemic and only recently have its consequences and remedies started trickling down to education policy and practice, members were told at March’s Principals’ Conference.
Funding for public schools must come firstMarch 07, 2019
The State Government should be prioritising the construction of public schools, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said today, in response to the Berejiklian Government’s promise of an extra $0.5 billion for the Catholic and independent systems.
Workload burden and how to fix it highlighted to federal MPsMarch 07, 2019
Members’ concerns about excessive workload have been conveyed to a federal inquiry into the status of the teaching profession.
Union connects with new teachers in the outbackMarch 06, 2019
New Federation members are praising the one-day Beginning Teachers Conference they attended in Broken Hill at the weekend.