School leaders up-skill on approaches to improving student outcomes at CPL courseApril 23, 2019
Experienced and accomplished teachers who participated in the Centre for Professional Learning’s Leading the Lifting of Achievement in Years 7-12 course, left armed with new strategies to support their colleagues to improve practice and subsequently student learning outcomes.
Vocational learning opportunities reduced for many under funding modelMarch 25, 2019
Data presented to a recent roundtable shows why government funding of the vocational education and training sector is best directed towards TAFE.
CPL takes the angst out of the Performance and Development FrameworkMarch 20, 2019
Teachers can use the Performance and Development Framework process to achieve their professional goals without it being an overwhelming experience, Federation members were assured at a recent Centre for Professional Learning (CPL) course.
TAFE reimagined as a flexible vocational education provider, responsive to local needsMarch 15, 2019
Groups cognisant of the critical role TAFE plays in the strength of local communities discussed concepts to rejuvenate and modernise the public educator provider at a roundtable hosted by Federation this week.
Workload burden and how to fix it highlighted to federal MPsMarch 07, 2019
Members’ concerns about excessive workload have been conveyed to a federal inquiry into the status of the teaching profession.
Union connects with new teachers in the outbackMarch 06, 2019
New Federation members are praising the one-day Beginning Teachers Conference they attended in Broken Hill at the weekend.
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.
Phonics and the literacy journey, part 3: A compelling case for poetry every dayNovember 09, 2018
Use poetry, song, literature, drama and the visual arts every day in your classroom to help students’ oral language development, lecturer in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney, Dr Kathy Rushton says.