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.
Experts discuss crisis recoveryJuly 27, 2020
The requirement for remote, or online, learning during the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the public education system in Australia to opportunistic edtech companies that have been waiting in the wings.
Media release: A cruel blow for students as Govt threatens school fundingJune 25, 2020
The Berejiklian Government must not be allowed to use students as pawns in its attempt to impose a wage freeze across the public sector.
TAFE funding central to commonwealth’s VET responseJune 05, 2020
The urgent restoration of billions of dollars cut from TAFE funding must be central to the Morrison Government’s response to a Productivity Commission report on the vital vocational education and training (VET) sector.
Media release: Government-fuelled largesse – it's obsceneMarch 08, 2020
Federation President Angelo Gavrielatos says revelations of the “billion dollar private school building boom” further expose defenceless funding priorities of state and federal governments.
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