Union attentive to promised transformation of education of students with disabilityJuly 15, 2018
Federation will be vigilant over changing approaches to the education of students with disability and hold the NSW Government and Department of Education to account, Claudia Vera, Officer with carriage of disability matters, told Annual Conference earlier this week.
Federation marks TAFE disability support milestoneJune 19, 2018
Federation celebrated 40 years of support services for TAFE students with a disability at a special function on Thursday evening, 7 June, at Federation House.
Organising for interventionJune 14, 2018
The narrative around teaching Aboriginal children with a disability has to change if outcomes such as those highlighted by the Close the Gap report are to improve, a workshop at Aboriginal Members Conference was told.
Campaign wins recurrent funding increaseJune 08, 2018
While the Turnbull Government has refused to fund its share of the final two years of the NSW Gonski agreement, the schools funding campaign has been successful in attracting an additional $1.4 billion to NSW public schools since 2014.
Allowance reinstated for itinerant support teachersJune 07, 2018
Federation has successfully pursued with the Department the reinstatement of the teaching students with disabilities allowance for itinerant support teachers.
Change afoot as NSW Government responds to Disability Inquiry recommendationsMarch 30, 2018
The Berejiklian Government has tabled its response to the recommendations of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Education of Students with a Disability or Special Needs in NSW.