Federation to host disability forum this SaturdayNovember 15, 2018
The Equity Matters Disability Symposium will be hosted in Federation’s auditorium on Saturday, 17 November, from 10am to 1.30 pm, to be followed by delegates’ workshops from 2pm to 4pm.
The power to transform livesNovember 05, 2018
Childhood trauma is an epidemic and the single biggest health crisis of our times, a Centre for Professional Learning (CPL) conference was told today, and that crisis was even worse for children with a disability.
Achieving equality with long-lasting benefitsSeptember 23, 2018
There’s a story I’ve heard many times from a formidable leader in the specialist education field. The story is of twin students.
Disability campaign mounts ahead of electionsSeptember 17, 2018
Federation is responding to the joint needs of students with disability and their teachers at every campaigning level, as advocacy intensifies ahead of the state and federal elections.
Disability forum puts pressure on governmentsAugust 18, 2018
In the Fairfield area, teachers have a strong history of being adept at recognising and supporting the learning for our students with disability.
Union attentive to promised transformation of education of students with disabilityJuly 15, 2018
Federation will be vigilant over changing approaches to the education of students with disability and hold the NSW Government and Department of Education to account, Claudia Vera, Officer with carriage of disability matters, told Annual Conference earlier this week.
Allowance reinstated for itinerant support teachersJune 07, 2018
Federation has successfully pursued with the Department the reinstatement of the teaching students with disabilities allowance for itinerant support teachers.
Change afoot as NSW Government responds to Disability Inquiry recommendationsMarch 30, 2018
The Berejiklian Government has tabled its response to the recommendations of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Education of Students with a Disability or Special Needs in NSW.