Special Interest Groups
Petition supports the role of teacher-librariansNovember 18, 2020
Federation’s call for all NSW public school students to have access to qualified teacher-librarians and well-resourced school libraries has been reinforced by a new online petition to Members of Parliament in the NSW Legislative Assembly.
Book Week celebrations showcase members’ creativityOctober 20, 2020
Plenty of imagination, coloured cardboard, pens, glue and crepe paper have been used in public school libraries around the state in preparation for the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book Week, running until 23 October.
Passionate allies connect to make a difference in the worldAugust 14, 2020
Federation colleagues with an interest in unity, climate, habitat and global affairs can join with members who have similar concerns via the union’s Peace, Environment and International Issues Special Interest Group.
New SIG to provide supportive network about sports educationAugust 07, 2020
Despite mandated hours for physical activity in public schools and a strong research base highlighting the importance of student involvement in physical activity, sport in schools is largely being left up to individual teachers to ensure its effective implementation.
Specialists who go by the booksMarch 13, 2020
As a teacher-librarian at Fairvale Public School, I work with a team to align library lessons and activities to our school’s strategic directions and to integrate outcomes and content from the learning areas in the NSW curriculum.
New chapter for SIG recognises vital roleMarch 06, 2020
For some time, Federation has held serious concerns about the erosion of the specialist positions under the State Government’s Local Schools, Local Decisions policy, including the role of the teacher-librarian in NSW public schools.
Industrial Arts teachers’ stories chronicled in printNovember 26, 2018
What began life as an instructional overview of teacher training programs for Industrial Arts morphed into a historical journey of the subject area from the early days of the NSW Teachers Federation.
Principals' Conference 2018January 08, 2018
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