Department rejects catch-up program for public HSC studentsAugust 29, 2020
Public school HSC students have been left at a disadvantage after the Department of Education refused to pay for extra face-to-face learning hours as “catch-up” lessons.
Art teachers draw inspiration in crisisAugust 29, 2020
As classes shifted online in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, visual arts teachers faced additional challenges in the pursuit of curriculum continuity for their students.
ARTEXPRESS reimagined due to COVID-19August 10, 2020
The show must go on, as they say, and despite COVID closures, Artexpress has followed the rest of the creative world online.
Systemic, funded approach needed to remedy lost learning time for HSC cohortJune 17, 2020
Federation has pursued the NSW government and Department of Education for more than a month seeking provision of a “catch up” program for HSC students, to make up for the loss of face-to-face lessons during the COVID-19 emergency.
New maths standard for aspiring primary teachersNovember 01, 2019
The announcement from the NSW Education Minister requiring students sitting the HSC to achieve at least a Band 4 in mathematics in order to become a primary school teacher has been commended by Federation President Maurie Mulheron.
New mathematics standard for aspiring primary teachersOctober 25, 2019
Today’s announcement from the NSW Education Minister requiring students sitting the HSC to achieve at least a Band 4 in mathematics in order to become a primary school teacher should be commended, Federation President Maurie Mulheron has declared.
ATAR: need to retain objective measureOctober 18, 2019
The removal of ATAR would undermine the HSC and threaten academic standards, said NSW Teachers Federation President Maurie Mulheron in reference to media reports the national tertiary entrance system was under review.
Fun puts motivation back into writingMarch 28, 2019
Members attending the Centre for Professional Learning’s recent Secondary English Stage 6 Conference were provided with a barrage of suggestions for the HSC course, including that the teaching and learning experience can be fun.
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