Strategic plan approved for NSW electionJuly 03, 2022
Federation Annual Conference today approved a comprehensive plan to build “broad community understanding” of the central planks of the More Than Thanks campaign, leading up to the March 2023 state election.
When you fail teachers, you fail childrenJune 22, 2022
We are in serious danger of burning out a generation of teachers, lost through overwork and disenchantment with the way their focus is constantly taken from their students to a mind-numbing amount of administration and compliance work. They also see a government in denial, unwilling to stand up for the profession or address the root causes of the shortages: the uncompetitive salaries and crippling workloads that are turning people away from teaching.
NSW Government given a week to act on teacher shortage crisisJune 14, 2022
An extraordinary meeting of the NSW Teachers Federation Executive has today called on the NSW Government to immediately revise its wages policy and to urgently negotiate an outcome that will put an end to the teacher shortage crisis facing NSW schools.
Federation says paltry wage cap raise ‘adds insult to injury’June 06, 2022
NSW Teachers Federation has said the NSW Government’s announcement to lift the wages cap policy from 2.5 per cent to three per cent is “not good enough”.
Teachers send a loud and clear message to PremierMay 04, 2022
More than 15,000 members descended on NSW Parliament in Sydney on 4 May to send a loud and clear message to the Premier and his Government: Enough is enough!
Federal Education Report confirms uncompetitive salaries equals teacher shortagesFebruary 24, 2022
The NSW Teachers Federation has welcomed the release of the Federal Government’s Quality Initial Teacher Education (QITE) Review, which has identified higher wages and less red tape as the keys to attracting more people to the teaching profession.
The collective spirit of our union will see us through the challenges of 2022January 28, 2022
I would like to start by extending a warm welcome to all teachers who are beginning their careers. Like our colleagues who started in 2020 and 2021, you are commencing your career in a period of great uncertainty and upheaval.
A day 10 years in the makingDecember 14, 2021
Tuesday 7 December, 2021 has been etched into the history of the NSW Teachers Federation.
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