Women in Education
Women in educationJune 19, 2019
Federation has long campaigned for gender equity in the classroom and for the teaching service. At May Council, a motion was carried that reaffirmed Federation’s commitment to our Gender Equity Policy (2001).
New state and federal ministers for womenJune 03, 2019
After the March 2019 NSW election, the Premier announced that the NSW Minister for Women would be Bronwyn Taylor MLC (NSW Nationals).
Women: step up your activism with the Anna Stewart ProgramMay 22, 2019
Activism can take on many different forms. As a high school English teacher in a country school, until recently, my activism looked like turning up to Association meetings to scoff down chocolate biscuits while writing notes and speaking about what was applicable to my school specifically.
Recent actions reveal federal party positions on issues affecting womenMay 15, 2019
Where the federal political parties stand on women’s issues has become apparent as the federal election approaches.
Women in EducationApril 10, 2019
Workplace and Association role crucial for representation
International Women’s DayMarch 11, 2019
International Women’s Day (IWD) was marked on Friday 8 March. Federation encouraged workplaces to participate in International Women’s Day activities across the state.
Domestic violence leave days increasedMarch 04, 2019
After years of campaigning by Federation and other unions, teachers can now access up to 10 days of domestic violence leave each year without being required to exhaust other forms of leave first.
Breastfeeding at work study: Can you help?March 03, 2019
Research to improve support for mothers who return to work and continue breastfeeding is seeking volunteers from the teaching profession.