ARIA award rocks WilcanniaNovember 27, 2020
With Sarah Donnelley being voted the Telstra ARIA music teacher of the year came deserved recognition but not, she says, for herself. She claims those winning votes are for the children of the remote western NSW town of Wilcannia on the banks of the Darling.
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.
All students deserve access to a qualified teacher-librarianOctober 31, 2020
“I once felt like a valued and important specialist. Now I feel invisible, ignored, excluded and undervalued,” a Federation member and teacher-librarian said when responding to the school libraries survey conducted by the union earlier this year.
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.
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