Billboards drive the message home for votersMay 07, 2019
Mobile billboards are cruising through several electorates in the lead-up to the federal election, to highlight to voters what is at stake for the nation’s children at the May 18 poll.
Today’s kids can’t wait any longer for schools funding cuts to be restoredMay 06, 2019
“Every year in a child’s education counts — you can’t say we can wait another three years to do something for these kids; you can’t say that,” federal Labor’s shadow education minister Tanya Plibersek said in an address to Federation’s May Council meeting.
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.
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