Inquiry underlines systemic neglectApril 01, 2021
The report of the independent inquiry into Valuing the Teaching Profession rightly identified schools populated by high numbers of English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D) students as being further affected by disadvantage.
Join us to rally for refugeesMarch 24, 2021
As a social justice union, Federation rejects racism, xenophobia and intolerance and aims to demonstrate these values with a strong presence at this weekend’s Palm Sunday Peace Rally for Refugees.
Harmony Week 2021March 14, 2021
Harmony Week celebrates multiculturalism and diversity in Australia – a time to share our cultural heritage, practices, beliefs, identities and languages.
Intensive English Centres forumDecember 02, 2020
Future action for fortifying the longterm outlook for intensive English centres (IECs) was considered by more than 120 members during an in-person/ Zoom forum on 5 November.
Young People from Refugee and Migrant Backgrounds with DisabilitiesAugust 20, 2020
What are the main issues and concerns raised by young CALD people living with a disability?
Federation wins special considerations for IEC staff and studentsMay 18, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives, testing us like nothing ever before.
Racism is a virus - there's an antidoteMarch 05, 2020
As a union of educators, all Federation members have the responsibility to organise, oppose, act and educate against racism in all its forms.
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.
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