Fair Funding Now! campaign to hit the roadDecember 07, 2018
In early 2019, the Fair Funding Now! campaign will embark on a national van tour aimed at highlighting the differences between the major parties when it comes to schools funding.
Students delve into the stories behind the names on the boardDecember 05, 2018
A whole-of-school and community project at Sydney Technical High School to mark 100 years since World War I has proved the formula that “fun leads to engagement of students, and results in learning”.
Win for small schoolsNovember 28, 2018
Federation’s ongoing campaign for improved support of teaching and learning in small schools won significant ground as revealed in a meeting with the Department last week.
Tax issues for casual teachersNovember 27, 2018
Federation has received a number of enquiries from casual teachers concerning discrepancies in the tax they have paid since the introduction of the SAP HR payroll system.
New report shows 85% of private schools getting more public funding than public schoolsNovember 22, 2018
A new report revealing that 85 percent of private schools around Australia in 2016 received more public funding funding than public schools is yet more evidence of the deep inequalities in school funding in Australia.
Schools bordering drought-affected areas can apply for staffing maintenanceNovember 17, 2018
Communities affected by drought will have staffing levels at their schools maintained, in a significant success for Federation members.
Consultation important in HSC monitoringNovember 16, 2018
After discussions with Federation, the Department has revised the 2019 HSC monitoring procedures and guidance material relating to these procedures, soon to be released.
Learning progressions and PLAN2 questions answeredNovember 16, 2018
Federation has continued to pursue teacher concerns regarding the implementation of learning progressions and the use of PLAN2 in Early Action for Success schools and others.