ATAR: need to retain objective measureOctober 18, 2019
The removal of ATAR would undermine the HSC and threaten academic standards, said NSW Teachers Federation President Maurie Mulheron in reference to media reports the national tertiary entrance system was under review.
Bundanoon Beginning Teacher Conference well receivedOctober 08, 2019
More than 60 new teachers gathered at “the place of deep gullies” – Bundanoon – on Gundungurra land for a two-day Beginning Teacher Conference last month.
School Award negotiations and youOctober 01, 2019
Bargaining is about collective power and strength.
Opportunity to recruit for your union as a Project OfficerOctober 01, 2019
As part of the continuing implementation of the Annual Conference Decision 2004 Recruitment and Activism and the Future of the Union, the General Secretary is seeking Expressions of Interest from school teachers in their first few years of teaching, who believe they can make a significant contribution to the role of Project Officer.
Systemic change is vital to overcome rural divideSeptember 30, 2019
Federation has stepped up the campaign to address the growing divide between the learning outcomes and opportunities of rural and remote students and their metropolitan counterparts, calling on the Department to adopt structural solutions to overcome intersecting educational disadvantage.
Federation forces Department to fix the glitchSeptember 30, 2019
The union’s persistence has led to the Department of Education working to rectify the situation where about 9000 teachers working on part-time leave will be left without income for a period during the summer vacation.
There’s nothing casual about teachingSeptember 29, 2019
The way the Department of Education processes requests for casual approval after separation, due to retirement or resignation, has changed.
Auditor-General’s Report: a lost opportunity if changes are imposed without negotiation with the teaching professionSeptember 27, 2019
The NSW Teachers Federation has argued that rigorous and consistent professional teaching standards must be applied, met and monitored