Disability: secret report exposes new waveDecember 03, 2020
A confidential NSW government report has shed light on a critical and burgeoning challenge for public education as the number of students with disabilities is predicted to grow by 50 per cent in the decade to 2027.
Federation joins 90 community groups to oppose One Nation billNovember 06, 2020
The New South Wales Teachers Federation has joined with a large number of community groups to oppose legislation on ‘religious freedoms’ put before State Parliament by One Nation.
Media release: Students with disability to increase by 50% within a decadeSeptember 03, 2020
A confidential NSW Department of Education disability strategy obtained under FOI laws has revealed inadequacies in planning for the state’s students with disabilities.
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?
Department advice on disability data collection during COVIDAugust 11, 2020
The Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) provides information about the number of students with disability in schools and the adjustments they receive.
Students with disabilities left behindJuly 31, 2020
As new reports highlight the growing funding gap between public and private students, research during the pandemic reveals that parents of students with a disability felt their children had been “left behind by Australia’s education system” during the crisis.
Staffing win helping to support students with disability during COVID-19May 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic hit hard our classes and teachers of students with disability. Responsive staff, additional staffing and the loud call for a targeted response to unique site and student needs relieved what threatened to be a disastrous outcome.
Federation negotiations secure extra staff for SSPsFebruary 21, 2020
A Federation campaign has helped secure $37 million funding for extra staff across all Schools for Specific Purposes (SSPs) during 2020.
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