The President writes
Facta Non VerbaAugust 09, 2022
Indulge me for a moment as I meander down memory lane. My life-long commitment to social justice and the transformative power of public education was forged in the classrooms of Punchbowl Boys High School where a bunch of inspiring teachers taught me many decades ago.
When you fail teachers, you fail childrenJune 22, 2022
We are in serious danger of burning out a generation of teachers, lost through overwork and disenchantment with the way their focus is constantly taken from their students to a mind-numbing amount of administration and compliance work. They also see a government in denial, unwilling to stand up for the profession or address the root causes of the shortages: the uncompetitive salaries and crippling workloads that are turning people away from teaching.
To say this has been a challenging term would be an incredible understatementMarch 07, 2022
Our greatest remedy remains the support we find in our collective, looking after one another in the face of a government that is totally out of touch with our schools and TAFE colleges
The collective spirit of our union will see us through the challenges of 2022January 28, 2022
I would like to start by extending a warm welcome to all teachers who are beginning their careers. Like our colleagues who started in 2020 and 2021, you are commencing your career in a period of great uncertainty and upheaval.
A day 10 years in the makingDecember 14, 2021
Tuesday 7 December, 2021 has been etched into the history of the NSW Teachers Federation.
Why we must take industrial action over salaries and workloadsNovember 27, 2021
Politicians and public servants love to talk about “evidence-based policy making”.
It’s up to all of usOctober 29, 2021
The road to winning this campaign lies ahead of us.
Government’s great deceit ... (and we have the proof)October 15, 2021
There is often a gap between what governments say and what they know.
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