Education: connecting members for 100 yearsNovember 18, 2019
“The journal is essentially the teachers’ organ, written … in the interests of teachers, and its pages are open to all who wish to use them.” (1919 Annual Report)
Here's to centenary of activismJune 13, 2019
Councillors, Life Members and guests of the TAFE Teachers Association came together to celebrate 100 years of activism at the TAFE Teachers Association Centenary Anniversary AGM and dinner on 31 May.
Dash of history to be preserved in libraryMarch 13, 2019
A significant chapter in Federation’s early history will be preserved after the family of the second President presented artefacts and documents from the era to the union’s library.
Serendipity forges deeper knowledge of union’s historyDecember 12, 2018
The union’s connection with one of Federation’s founders grew stronger earlier this week when four grandchildren of an early president came face-to-face with the union’s centenary banner, featuring his image.
Winners of centenary art competitions announcedDecember 08, 2018
The centenary of Federation was honoured in a variety of ways throughout 2018; beginning with a shiny new logo in January and ending with the launch of an important research paper at December Council that examines working with students of refugee backgrounds in NSW public schools.
Industrial Arts teachers’ stories chronicled in printNovember 26, 2018
What began life as an instructional overview of teacher training programs for Industrial Arts morphed into a historical journey of the subject area from the early days of the NSW Teachers Federation.
Central Coast teachers mark centenary with donationNovember 10, 2018
Teachers from the Central Coast associations are passionate about the kids they teach and supporting Stewart House, because they know first hand the help a 12-day program at Stewart House can be for children who are doing it tough.
History Lesson: Local efforts at the core of union successesNovember 08, 2018
Federation has long-standing staffing-related policies that seek to benefit students and teachers: a statewide staffing system built upon transfers, class sizes, permanency and the promotions system. But staffing improvements in these areas have only been achieved because of the contribution of teachers’ local activities.