Federation breaks staffing cap and secures additional EALD positionsDecember 18, 2019
Federation is proud to report that the arbitrary staffing cap, initially set in 1983, has been broken.
Power of the collective delivers IEC winNovember 28, 2019
Member action at the local level and Federation’s representations to the Department will see a new Intensive English Centre (IEC) established in the northern NSW town of Armidale from the commencement of the 2020 school year.
Multicultural mattersNovember 01, 2019
For many people facing violence and oppression in their homelands, fleeing to another country in search of refuge is their only hope for keeping themselves and their families alive.
Multicultural MattersSeptember 29, 2019
Federation members are demanding 200 extra qualified, full-time equivalent permanent English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D) teachers in the 2020 staffing entitlement, to adequately match the needs of EAL/D students across the state.
Multicultural mattersAugust 29, 2019
EAL/D provision, Intensive English Centres and Adult Migrant English Program
Multicultural MattersJune 17, 2019
On 22 May, more than 80 teachers from across the 14 Sydney and regional Intensive English Centres (IECs) came together to discuss matters affecting teachers in IECs and the broader multicultural education area.
Federation members stand with refugeesApril 10, 2019
Federation is again proud to endorse, support and promote this years’ Palm Sunday Rally and March. It comes at a time that is critical to both refugees and asylum seekers themselves seeking our humanity and compassion, as well as the continuing discussion in Australia and context of a looming federal election.
Multicultural mattersApril 09, 2019
EAL/D: What is it and why do we need qualified EAL/D specialist teachers?