Women in Education
Jennie George: A union pioneer for womenAugust 27, 2018
“I ask you to close your eyes and think back 50 years because what happened in my time is quite different to the challenges facing women in Federation today...” said Jennie George, Federation’s first woman General Secretary, in her video address to the audience of the Centenary Women’s Conference.
RBG Documentary ReviewMay 15, 2018
RBG outlines the history US Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Born to Russian Jewish immigrant parents in Brooklyn, New York, Bader Ginsburg faced enormous sexism studying law at Cornell, Harvard and Columbia and later trying to gain employment in the law.
All About Women, Sydney Opera House on March 4, 2018March 19, 2018
The Sydney Opera House's annual talks and ideas festival “All About Women” is timed to coincide with events in the lead up to International Women's Day. The 2018 program, Curated by Edwina Throsby (formerly the TEDxSydney Head of Curation and founder and producer of ABC's Big Ideas) offered talks and discussions, live podcasts and group lessons exploring the ability of food to bring like-minded people together.
March for International Women's Day – Sydney CBDMarch 08, 2018
Join with fellow teachers in the Sydney CBD on Saturday 10 March for an International Women's Day March.
Equal Pay Day 2017 – 4 September, 2017September 04, 2017
This year, Equal Pay Day is Monday, 4 September. Equal Pay Day is calculated to mark the additional time from the end of the financial year that women must work to earn the same as men.
Van Badham reminds teachers why it's so wonderful to be a teacher and a unionistAugust 28, 2017
A teacher’s ability to inspire students and community members was the subject of a presentation by writer, feminist, activist and self-proclaimed troublemaker Van Badham at Federation's Women's Conference said on Saturday.
Conference to address issues and campaigns that relate the women as educatorsAugust 26, 2017
Women members of Federation are gathering in the union's auditorium in Surry Hills this morning for a day of presentations and workshops aimed at supporting them in their classrooms, workplaces and communities. Conference participants will have the opportunity to attend two workshop sessions. Topics include:
Statement of support for early educators taking strike actionMarch 08, 2017
The NSW Teachers Federation extends solidarity to United Voice in its campaign to achieve equal pay in the female-dominated childcare sector. Today, more than 1000 early childhood educators are expected to strike from 3.20pm, which represents the time women in Australia effectively start working for free because of the persistent gender pay imbalance.
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