Pressed for time? Consider these suggestionsNovember 24, 2019
Our desire for a balanced life — where we are able to enjoy work, personal interests, family, social and leisure activities — can be put out of kilter by our obligations.
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)
Can you help solve this mystery?October 23, 2019
Covered in pigeon poo and dust, an artefact relating to Barrier Teachers Association has been discovered in the loft of Broken Hill’s Trades Hall.
Federation welcomes potential of curriculum reviewOctober 22, 2019
Federation will support ample opportunities to be involved in school curriculum change that was introduced slowly and was well-resourced, Federation President Maurie Mulheron says. “Good education reform takes time and gives the profession a chance to embrace it.”
Federation forces Department to fix the glitchSeptember 30, 2019
The union’s persistence has led to the Department of Education working to rectify the situation where about 9000 teachers working on part-time leave will be left without income for a period during the summer vacation.
Write the wrongs: better use of resources to redress fundingSeptember 27, 2019
While NSW public schools have a $622 million maintenance backlog and governments choose to instead pour money into private schools, members should be speaking regularly with parents about funding, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said.
Stories to inspire actionSeptember 25, 2019
The opportunity to be part of a community of teachers where you can express your point of view and have a say in shaping your profession is an uplifting experience, a new book profiling women Federation activists conveys.
Teachers’ voice to drive negotiationsSeptember 23, 2019
The collective voice of school members — who want enhancement of their profession’s status and support for their work — will be taken into upcoming Award and Staffing Agreement negotiations with the Department of Education.
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