State parties signal breakthrough staffing reformFebruary 26, 2019
The protection and enhancement of a statewide staffing system that distributes qualified, permanent teachers to every public school community across NSW, remains the most responsible use of additional needs-based funding in our public schools.
Public preschool educationNovember 14, 2018
The provision of free public preschool education in NSW is one of the worst of any state or territory in Australia. Of all early childhood education service types available in NSW, government preschools account for only 5 per cent. Enrolment share follows a similar pattern.
Teachers to have say on designSeptember 24, 2018
The unregulated approach to school infrastructure projects is to come to a halt.
Call to retain public school landSeptember 20, 2018
The NSW Government recently announced the construction of a new primary school and high school on the Meadowbank TAFE site to “cater for the community’s growing number of families”.
School building program not compliantJune 15, 2018
Federation continues to receive concerning reports from members regarding school building projects in a number of locations across the state.
Campaign wins recurrent funding increaseJune 08, 2018
While the Turnbull Government has refused to fund its share of the final two years of the NSW Gonski agreement, the schools funding campaign has been successful in attracting an additional $1.4 billion to NSW public schools since 2014.
Governments must step up on funding school infrastructureMay 15, 2018
Over the next 10 to 12 years public school enrolments will grow by 23 per cent, demanding a major commitment to expenditure on school infrastructure and a thoroughly informed and well-planned program of public works.