Fair Funding Now
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.
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.
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