Fair Funding Now
Incentives must not drain fundingSeptember 18, 2019
Scholarships and pay increases recommended by the Grattan Institute to attract high-achieving HSC students to the teaching profession were worthwhile but should not be allowed to skim money from already-scarce current funding for the public system, Federation has stated.
Facta Non VerbaAugust 30, 2019
The Latin motto at my school, Punchbowl Boys’ High School, was Facta Non Verba — deeds, not words. As young boys, we were told that people should be judged on their actions, not just their words.
Statewide solution to inequity involves raising the school staffing entitlementAugust 28, 2019
System failures are denying the necessary resources and staffing that schools need to realise the potential of rural students, says Federation Acting Deputy President Henry Rajendra.
Richest schools get cream of government fundingAugust 13, 2019
The gaping divide between Australia’s four biggest-spending schools and the poorest 1800 schools has graphically exposed the Morrison Government’s handouts to rich non-government schools at the expense of the public system, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said.
Push for available funds to improve teaching and learning conditionsJuly 07, 2019
Federation will campaign to ensure ongoing funding in the NSW public education system is best used to improve teaching and learning conditions, delegates affirmed at Annual Conference today.
Fair funding campaign driven by grassrootsJune 15, 2019
At June Council, Federation placed on the record its heartfelt thanks to the thousands of members, officers, staff, parents, community activists and allied organisations for their commitment and work over a long period to sustain the Fair Funding Now! campaign.
Election setback strengthens resolve to keep fightingJune 14, 2019
Visitors to the Federation building in Mary Street, Surry Hills, will see black and white historical photographs scrolling on a screen in the front foyer.
Public schools need $14 billion cut restored to close resource gapMay 13, 2019
When independent and Catholic schools are receiving more funding than public schools you know how unfair the system has become, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said today.