ARIA award rocks WilcanniaNovember 27, 2020
With Sarah Donnelley being voted the Telstra ARIA music teacher of the year came deserved recognition but not, she says, for herself. She claims those winning votes are for the children of the remote western NSW town of Wilcannia on the banks of the Darling.
Profile: Gwabegar Public SchoolSeptember 14, 2020
Gwabegar Public School is an 8-point school located in the heart of the Pilliga Forest, the oasis in the scrub, in the state’s north-west and is 250 kilometres north of Dubbo.
Salaries and the “Valuing the teaching profession — an independent inquiry”September 03, 2020
A major Federation campaign for 2020 concerns teacher salaries.
Equity funding and principal release under threatAugust 21, 2020
2020 is the second year that small schools have received additional teaching principal release time.
Forced transfer on hold for dry areasNovember 09, 2019
Negotiations with the Department in August last year resulted in an agreement to suspend forced teacher transfers in parts of the state affected by drought to support schools and the community
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.
New incentives to attract and retain teachersSeptember 19, 2018
Federation has continued to campaign for increased levels of funding and strategies to attract and retain teachers at rural and remote public schools in NSW.
From “Beach to Bush”June 12, 2018
A “beach to bush” change has proved a challenging but rewarding year for newly appointed principal at Pilliga Public School Seonid Stewart.
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