Federation joins call for rigorous review of Leading Learning 4 All resourceOctober 18, 2017
Prominent disability advocates, academics and organisations have penned an open letter to federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham regarding significant concerns about the Leading Learning 4 All (LL4All) resource, funded by the Commonwealth government and launched early this year.
Strong basis exists for increased special education fundingJuly 03, 2017
Solid ground exists on which to conduct future campaigning for special education funding after the dumping of the Gonski needs-based schools funding model by the Turnbull government, Federation Annual Conference delegates heard today (Monday).
Teachers and Parents condemn Pauline Hanson for her comments about students with disabilityJune 22, 2017
Senator Hanson's comments yesterday that students with disability should be segregated from their peers at school are ill informed and deeply offensive. Hanson’s comments have rightly drawn condemnation from all directions, including teachers, parents and advocates for students with disability.
Just a few days left to tell inquiry what's needed to support students with disabilitiesFebruary 20, 2017
"Every school and every teacher needs to ensure that they have made a submission into the NSW parliament inquiry into students with disability, Guildford West Public School assistant principal and Federation executive member Kathryn Bellach says. "Write a school one together and then encourage every teacher to select a part out of it and use it as the basis for an individual submission — the more the better."
PSA staff take strike action over privatisation of public disability servicesFebruary 14, 2017
NSW Disability Services employees will take strike action today to call on the NSW Government to stop the privatisation of public disability services.