Ensuring the highest quality public educationJuly 05, 2022
Delegates have endorsed a plan for Senior Officers to develop a campaign to build support for a new bilateral agreement, which will include enough funding to ensure all public schools are funded at 100 per cent of the Schooling Resource Standard (SRS).
Rorris illuminates government overfunding of private schoolsJuly 05, 2022
A new report authored by senior economist Adam Rorris has revealed the NSW Government is overfunding NSW private schools by almost $850 million, while choosing to underfund public schools by $2 billion every single year.
Coalition’s $10bn in sweeteners for private schools while public schools remain underfunded.April 28, 2022
The Coalition Government has shelled out more than $10 billion in special deals to private schools during its time in office while 99 per cent of public schools have gone underfunded, a new report has revealed.
Federal funding shortfall exposed at Principals’ ConferenceMarch 28, 2022
More than 250 public school principals gathered at Federation’s auditorium in Sydney on Friday, 24 March, to discuss education policy and hear about the shocking $1.35 billion funding shortfall for NSW public schools in 2022.
It’s time for the Government to make wellbeing in schools a priorityOctober 15, 2020
A long period of drought, catastrophic fires and a disrupted school year amid the uncertainty, fear and anxiety attached to the COVID-19 pandemic has made for a perfect storm as far as the mental health of young people is concerned.
Announcement fails to recognise student needOctober 14, 2020
The NSW Teachers Federation today described the 2021 budget for public schools as disappointing, saying it failed to provide the additional funding necessary to support students and counter the impact of a global pandemic.
Public schools lose out againOctober 07, 2020
An independent report has revealed Australian public schools will miss out on $19 billion in funding over the next four years as the sector was completely overlooked in Tuesday’s federal Budget while private schools continue to be overfunded by $1 billion.
Report reveals funding crisis for public schoolsAugust 16, 2020
New analysis of ACARA data shows the funding gap between public and private schools has widened under the Morrison Government’s funding legislation and special deals for private schools.
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