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.
Federation: a proud history, a confident futureDecember 10, 2018
As we end our 100th anniversary year, we can look back proud of our union’s achievements over the decades.
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.
Record of NSW school life could be richerOctober 30, 2018
The collection of photographs and documents detailing NSW public schools, students and teachers held by NSW State Archives would be larger had more material not been lost, thrown out, kept by schools or in private hands.
Max Taylor: Of coats and spiesOctober 17, 2018
Who would have imagined the role a humble jacket would play in Federation history? Speaking as part of the Unity! Strength! Justice! exhibition, former General Secretary and President Max Taylor spoke of the jacket’s vital role in the heady days of Federation militancy of the ’70s and ’80s.