Teachers must get higher priority in vaccine roll-outApril 16, 2021
Federation has continued to pursue the interests of members regarding the roll out of the Covid 19 vaccine since August last year. This has included representations to the Federal Health Minister, NSW Minister for Education and alongside our colleagues at Unions NSW and the ACTU and AEU nationally.
A year to reflect uponDecember 01, 2020
At about this time 12 months ago, years of drought and environmental mismanagement were culminating in a perfect storm that would bring loss, damage, fear and pain as large swathes of NSW terrifyingly burned out of control.
From crisis comes innovation to change nature of environmental educationNovember 29, 2020
One area of the NSW public school system particularly affected by COVID- 19 restrictions was the state’s 25 environmental and zoo education centres.
UK: COVID runs riotNovember 28, 2020
With the COVID-19 crisis still raging, teacher unionists in the UK have deplored the falling school attendance rates and presented a plan to secure safe schools and ensure quality education during the pandemic.
Media release: Teachers welcome extra catch-up programs for public school studentsNovember 10, 2020
The NSW Teachers Federation welcomes the decision by the Berejiklian Government to fund a program of additional school-based support for students who have fallen behind in their studies because of the impact of Covid-19.
Covid got you feeling exhausted? Here’s whyNovember 02, 2020
Members are repeatedly reporting to Federation that they are exhausted, struggling in many cases to get their ‘mojo’ back in 2020 – bushfires, drought, floods and a global pandemic.
Why teachers have ordered an independent inquiry into the value of their workSeptember 04, 2020
If there is a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be the lessons we learn. Many of them will be about ourselves — our ability to adapt, endure and make sacrifices for the common good.
Department rejects catch-up program for public HSC studentsAugust 29, 2020
Public school HSC students have been left at a disadvantage after the Department of Education refused to pay for extra face-to-face learning hours as “catch-up” lessons.
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