Fair Funding Now
Core of Gonski is our nation’s futureFebruary 21, 2022
A decade on from Gonski, an architect of the reforms said the model can be refloated when political, business and industry leaders, the media and community understand the “hard-headed reason” behind the review – our national prosperity.
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.
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.
Campaign goes on...December 14, 2019
For decades, school funding has been an area of contested policy between governments. This year was to be the final year of the original “Gonski agreements”.
Systemic change is vital to overcome rural divideSeptember 30, 2019
Federation has stepped up the campaign to address the growing divide between the learning outcomes and opportunities of rural and remote students and their metropolitan counterparts, calling on the Department to adopt structural solutions to overcome intersecting educational disadvantage.
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.
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