Demands for superannuation reformsSeptember 18, 2018
Federation has called on government to implement initiatives requiring all superannuation funds to be more transparent and accountable.
Quick chats a positive experienceSeptember 18, 2018
Community members are receptive to conversations about funding for public schools, teachers participating in Fair Funding Now! week of action activities reported.
Petition for new PM calls for fair fundingSeptember 14, 2018
Sutherland Teachers Association and community members have hand-delivered a Fair Funding Now! petition to the electorate office of Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Paper PlaneSeptember 13, 2018
We usually have a pile of tissue boxes stacked on top of the filing cabinets in our office, but last week the supply dried up. Unfortunately, our noses did not. We have been under siege with germs and sickness and the tissue crisis is indicative of this.
New OECD report reveals the real cost of Morrison govt education cutsSeptember 12, 2018
Australian teachers are teaching larger classes and working significantly more hours than their colleagues overseas, while public funding for education as a percentage of total government expenditure is falling, according to a new report.
State plan to set high standards for graduate teachersSeptember 03, 2018
Federation welcomes the announcement by NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes to raise the bar for graduate teachers and protect high teaching standards.
NAPLAN 2018 results ‘should be discarded’ according to expert reviewAugust 27, 2018
Teachers have long held concerns about the use of NAPLAN test data, and an independent review of the 2018 test confirms that the data is of ‘very limited use’ and that posting this year’s data to the MySchool website would be ‘inappropriate and misleading’.
First steps to reclaiming teaching and learning focusAugust 26, 2018
NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes has proposed a working group aimed at reducing the administrative burden on schools, arising from discussions with Federation on the initial and final findings of the research project “Understanding Work in Schools: The Foundation for Teaching and Learning”, commissioned by the union.