EAL/D support is falling shortNovember 25, 2020
English Language Provision is an important component of school planning and the allocation of specialist EAL/D teachers should be a priority if schools are to support the educational needs of their EAL/D students.
Federation breaks staffing cap and secures additional EALD positionsDecember 18, 2019
Federation is proud to report that the arbitrary staffing cap, initially set in 1983, has been broken.
Power of the collective delivers IEC winNovember 28, 2019
Member action at the local level and Federation’s representations to the Department will see a new Intensive English Centre (IEC) established in the northern NSW town of Armidale from the commencement of the 2020 school year.
Multicultural MattersSeptember 29, 2019
Federation members are demanding 200 extra qualified, full-time equivalent permanent English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D) teachers in the 2020 staffing entitlement, to adequately match the needs of EAL/D students across the state.
Multicultural mattersAugust 29, 2019
EAL/D provision, Intensive English Centres and Adult Migrant English Program
Additional permanent EAL/D teachers to meet student need is long overdueJuly 18, 2019
The number of students requiring specialist English language support has increased by 20 per cent over five years but not a single EAL/D teaching job has been added, Federation’s Annual Conference was told.
Language learning fundamental to social cohesion, Annual Conference hearsJuly 13, 2018
Improvements need to be made to language education provision in NSW public schools, Federation’s Multicultural Officer/Organiser Amber Flohm said at Annual Conference earlier this week.
Teachers vote overwhelmingly to accept pay offer from NSW GovernmentJune 20, 2017
Teachers vote overwhelmingly to accept pay offer from NSW Government
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