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.
CPL provides second chance for members to enrol in HSC English conferenceMarch 08, 2019
Due to popular demand from Federation members for training and support to implement the new Stage 6 English syllabus, the Centre for Professional Learning is taking bookings for a second Let’s Enrich and Enjoy HSC English Conference.
Consultation important in HSC monitoringNovember 16, 2018
After discussions with Federation, the Department has revised the 2019 HSC monitoring procedures and guidance material relating to these procedures, soon to be released.
Department of Education Evaluation of the Compressed CurriculumAugust 24, 2018
The Department’s Centre for Education, Statistics and Evaluation is undertaking a review of the Compressed Curriculum in 2018. T
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